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Vergas legislator discusses economy with Minnesota Trucking Association

Senator Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, recently met with representatives of the Minnesota Trucking Association.

Hoffman met with MTA President John Hausladen to gain an overview of the Minnesota trucking industry. The discussion focused on what the Minnesota legislature can do to improve the economic climate for the trucking companies and the customers they serve.

Numerous MTA members are located in Senate District 10, which include:

• AMP Insurance

• Barrel O'Fun Snack Foods Co.

• Golden Ring Trucking, Inc.

• Hunkes Transfer

• M.J. Ebner Insurance Agency

• Mason Brothers Company

• Minn-Dak Transport, Inc.

• Nice Threads Embroidering, Inc.

• Pine Breeze Trucking

• Polman Transfer

• Renneberg Hardwoods Inc.

• Russ Davis Wholesale Inc.

• Tony's Transfer, LLP

• Yokohama Tire Corporation

Hoffman, a freshman, was recently appointed to four Senate committees: Capital Investment, Health and Human Services Reform, Judiciary and Public Safety and Taxes.