Senate heard from Suzie Nakasian, a Northfield City Council Member, on plans to create a rail from Northfield to St. Paul and connecting to other cities south of Northfield. They have been experiencing some push-back in the Minnesota House of Representatives and reached out to St. Olaf to encourage students to contact the House committee on transportation and their representatives to show a desire for a rail and pressure them to allow the bill a hearing. Senate also discussed policy manual changes pertaining to elections. The new proposal that passed clarified situations where students or organizations would make their own materials in support of a candidate and how that impact candidates budgets.

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