Superintendent Discusses Education Funding with Legislative Candidates

Minnesota legislative candidates have started meeting with Superintendent Chris Richardson to talk about education funding.

In this week's video, Superintendent Chris Richardson talks about visits he's having with legislative candidates about education funding.

Richardson says there are two topics he discusses: adequate funding and equity in the funding now that 90 percent of districts rely on an operating levy to help fund schools.

Check out the video to hear more from Richardson.

If you click on the names below, you fill find profiles filled out for Patch from candidates seeking state office to represent Northfield.

Minnesota Senate District 20

  • Kevin Dahle (DFL endorsed)
  • Mike Dudley (Republican endorsed)

Minnesota House District 20B

  • David Bly (DFL endorsed)
  • Brian Wermerskirchen (Republican endorsed)

Minnesota Senate District 58 (Dakota County precinct of Northfield)

  • Andrew Brobston (DFL endorsed)
  • Dave Thompson (Republican endorsed) 

Minnesota House District 58B (Dakota County precinct of Northfield)

  • Jim Arlt (DFL endorsed)
  • Patrick Garofalo (Republican endorsed) 

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