From the Winona Daily News Coverage of the League of Women Voters county candidate forum. Read the full article and see the recording here
Meyer, who is running against Double for the District 1 seat held by Jim Pomeroy since 2006, said the county has spent too much time focused on reducing taxes and has missed out on the opportunity to grow the tax base.
“Eighty thousand people and billions of dollars of investment are going to happen just next to us in Olmsted County,” she said, pointing at the Destination Medical Center in Rochester.
“We should be trying to leverage that growth,” she said.