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Problem-solving a frequent, favorite task


October 23, 2019

By: Sherrie Sprenger

Probably my favorite, and certainly most frequent, request for help is problem solving for constituents.

This involves anything from city water bills that seem too high to people wanting help to expedite the release of someone in prison.

In both of these situations I have no authority or control to change the outcome.

I am well aware that occasionally I disappoint a frustrated constituent. Trust me, I get frustrated as well quite often.

So why can’t a state legislator intervene and solve a situation that seems unjust or simply doesn’t make sense? You might think...

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