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RELEASE: Former Congressman Erik Paulsen Endorses Ryan Miske for Eden Prairie City Council

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Erik Paulsen, a longtime resident of Eden Prairie and former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, today endorsed Ryan Miske for Eden Prairie City Council.

“From my time representing the Eden Prairie community in the Minnesota House of Representatives and as a member of the United States Congress, I observed firsthand the qualities necessary to understand large, complicated budgets, and importantly be able to work with others in building consensus.” said Paulsen. “That is why, I enthusiastically support Ryan Miske for Eden Prairie City Council because he has the ideal leadership qualities to make sound financial decisions and fairly represent our community.

While Paulsen is best known for his time serving the Minnesota’s Third Congressional District in the U.S. House from 2009 to 2019, before attaining that position, he served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009, including as Majority Leader from 2003 to 2007. While in Congress, he served on the Commerce and Labor, Rules and Legislative Administration, Taxes, and Ways and Means committees.

“I’m profoundly grateful for Erik’s endorsement of my campaign and for his many years of public service in the Minnesota Legislature and Congress,” said Miske. “During his distinguished career, Erik was always a reasonable voice on issues of fiscal responsibility and living within our means. As a member of the Eden Prairie City Council, I will consistently remain focused on making prudent financial decisions with our taxpayers’ hard-earned money.”

ICYMI: Erik’s recent letter to the editor in the Sun Sailor, asking his fellow Eden Prairie neighbors to vote for Ryan in the upcoming election for Eden Prairie City Council, can be found at the following link:

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