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A legislator's life
It can take awhile for an outsider to learn the rules, customs and jargon of the Minnesota Legislature. That process must be expedited when an outsider suddenly becomes an insider. Take Matt Dean. He is a Republican who was elected to the House in November, representing Stillwater and northern Washington County. It is the first public office he has ever held. To get a sense for what the legislative process is like from the perspective of a first time lawmaker, we followed him around for a day last week.

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