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Letter: Correction to recent column

A correction to my My Point of View column from Wednesday (the online version was updated that same day): I stated that Rep. Hagedorn had spent 40% of his budget on printing and mailing costs earlier this year. The correct figure is 19%.

Hagedorn had spent about 40% of his annual taxpayer-funded budget by March, which is twice as much as the average representative reported spending, and nearly half of that total went to his printing and mailing costs. I regret the error.

Jennifer Vogt-Erickson

Albert Lea