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Published August 11, 2011, 03:39 PM

State of our nation questioned at town hall meeting

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Unrest about how things are run in Washington is brewing in Fargo. More than 100-people gathered at a town hall meeting tonight with congressman Rick Berg. There were plenty of questions about the state of our nation.

There was clear concern tonight about what direction our nation is heading. Congressman Berg says, town hall meetings like these are a great chance to listen, even if the people don't agree with him.

Tonights topic swirled around spending issues and taxes. People divided on raising taxes for wealthier americans and whether or not raising taxes for anyone would grow our economy.

Congressman Berg said no to raising taxes, while others said everyone needs to pay their fair share maybe even a little more. People say tonights meeting helps in having say in what direction the country is going.