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Pat Pariseau looks forward to worrying about doing legislative work this session rather than running for re-election.

Senator set to step down

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After more than two decades, Pat Pariseau is making this session her last.

Pariseau, the Farmington resident who has represented the area in the Minnesota Senate since 1989, announced Monday she will retire when her current term ends this year. The decision wraps up -- or at least refocuses -- a political career that reaches back into the 1970s.


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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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