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Commerce and Labor

THIRTYSEVENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - May 05, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTYSEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR

MINUTES


Representative Joe Atkins, Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:00 A.M. on May 5, 2008, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

ATKINS, Joe (Chair)
LILLIE, Leon (Vice-Chair)
MULLERY, Joe
MAHONEY, Tim
DAVNIE, Jim
JOHNSON, Sheldon
PETERSON, Aaron
ANZELC, Tom
DOMINGUEZ, Augustine
KNUTH, Kate
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt
PAULSEN, Erik
DeLaFOREST, Chris
SIMPSON, Dean
ANDERSON, Sarah
BERNS, John

No members were absent or excused.

A quorum was present.

Continued examination of proposed sale of Northwest Airlines to Delta and its impact on Minnesota commerce and jobs.

The following people testified on the proposed sale of Northwest Airlines to Delta Airlines:

Ed Bastian, President, Delta Airlines
Ben Hirst, Senior Vice President-Corporate Affairs and General Counsel, Northwest Airlines


Representative Zellers moved that the minutes of April 29, 2008 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 10:03 A.M.


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Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair Rep. Leon Lillie, Vice-Chair


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Rep. Kurt Zellers, Lead GOP Rep. Sarah Anderson


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Rep. Tom Anzelc Rep. John Berns
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Rep. Jim Davnie Rep. Chris DeLaForest

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Rep. Augustine "Willie" Dominguez Rep. Sheldon Johnson


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Rep. Kate Knuth Rep. Tim Mahoney


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Rep. Joe Mullery Rep. Erik Paulsen


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Rep. Aaron Peterson Rep. Dean Simpson


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Rep. Tom Tillberry Christopher Kwapick

Committee Legislative Assistant
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02:06 - Continued examination of proposed merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, and its impact on Minnesota commerce and jobs.
Testimony from Delta Air Lines President Ed Bastian.
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Continued examination of proposed sale of Northwest Airlines to Delta and its impact on Minnesota commerce and jobs
Testimony from Delta Airlines President Ed Bastian