Forum News Service: Moorhead area legislators call for regional approach to COVID-19, assistance for border communities

EXCERPT: “Legislators from the Moorhead area discussed their plans to assist border cities and their businesses in advance of the legislative session which begins Monday, Jan. 4. Sen. Kent Eken, D-Twin Valley, Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth, and Rep.-elect Heather Keeler, D-Moorhead, joined Department of Transportation Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher in the roundtable discussion, which was hosted by the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce. The legislators unanimously agreed that the state should adopt a regional-based plan to address issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Eken said the Legislature’s Twin Cities-focused approach fails to take into account the difficulties greater Minnesota communities face.” FULL STORY: