House Republican leadership has announced the committee structure and chairs for the 90th legislative biennium scheduled to convene Jan. 3, 2017.
The plan is for 27 committees, divisions or subcommittees, one more than the 2015-16 biennium. Committee membership is expected to be named in mid-December.
“Our committee chairs are eager to get to work tackling the critical issues facing Minnesota families,” House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) said in a statement. “Lowering health care costs, growing good-paying jobs, and reducing the tax burden on middle-class families will be shared priorities of Republicans in Saint Paul, and we look forward to working with the new Senate Republican Majority to build a Minnesota that works.” (Read more)
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2017 - Opening Day of the 90th Session of the Minnesota Legislature
Tuesday, January 3 2017 12:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
Members-elect take the oath of office.
Election of speaker of the House.
Election of chief clerk of the House.
Election of other officers of the House.
Adoption of Temporary Permanent Rules of the House.
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