Andrew Spaeth, a Bemidji State University student, testifies Friday to a panel of Minnesota legislators about not cutting higher education funding at a time when laid-off Minnesotans depend on higher ed for retraining workforce skills. The legislative town hall was held on the BSU campus, drawing more than 250 people. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Legislative panel urged to raise taxes during town hall meeting in Bemidji
Pedie Pederson rode his motorized wheelchair from his subsidized apartment in downtown Bemidji to Bemidji State University to testify Friday at a legislative town hall on the state budget.
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