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Sen. Smith holding listening sessions in Ellsworth, River Falls

Sen. Jeff Smith, D-Brunswick

Ellsworth and River Falls will be among stops on an upcoming listening-session tour by Sen. Jeff Smith.

Smith, the Eau Claire-area Democrat whose district includes Pierce County, will hold a listening session from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, March 22 at Ellsworth High School.

He will return to the area for a joint listening session with Sen. Patty Schachtner, D-Somerset, April 15. That event, held at River Falls Public Library, also runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The sessions will explore Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' state budget proposal. Smith will first outline Evers' proposal before fielding community feedback.