New Leadership Announced for Minnesota Legislature

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Minnesota Legislature has new leadership, a new committee structure and new directories. The Minnesota Senate and House have presented their committee structures and identified leaders who will be responsible for guiding policy and funding initiatives through the new legislature. The Senate and House directories of new members are also available, as is a combined directory. These are great tools for getting to know your new representatives in Saint Paul and for looking up their contact information. MinnPost analyses the demographic make-up of the new legsilature noting a small decrease in the number of women and a small increase in people of color. For the first time since 2011, Republicans will control both houses of the Minnesota Legislature. MPR analyzes what this shift may mean for the policy agenda in the coming 2017-18 biennial session. 

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