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Rosemount resident earns state public policy award

Politics in Minnesota and the Capitol Report have announced that Charlene Briner has won a 2014 Leaders in Public Policy award in the Unsung Hero category.

As chief of staff for the Minnesota Department of Education, Briner helped the passage of the state’s anti-bullying bill, as well as bringing We Day and We Act to Minnesota.

A program recognizing honorees was held July 17 at the St. Paul Hotel. The event is sponsored by the law firm Best & Flanagan.

Originally from Jamestown, N.D., Briner is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with a degree in communication/theater arts. She lives in Rosemount.