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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Third Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 19, 2021

State of Minnesota Third Meeting
House of Representatives Ninety- Second Session

Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Minutes

Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair of the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 3:00 PM on January 19, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Ecklund, Rob, Chair
Xiong, Tou, Vice Chair
Dettmer, Bob, Minority Lead
McDonald, Joe, Minority Lead
Berg, Kaela
Bliss, Matt
Edelson, Heather
Frederick, Luke
Greenman, Emma
Nelson, Michael
Poston, John
Raleigh, Donald
Sundin, Mike


A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved that the minutes from January 13, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

Overview of the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs (MDMA)

Major General Shawn Manke, Adjunct General, Minnesota National Guard
Donald Kerr, Executive Director, MDMA

Overview of the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs (MDVA)

Larry Herke, Commissioner, MDVA
Ben Johnson, Legislative Director, MDVA
Mike McElhiney, Chief of Staff, MDVA
Brad Lindsay, Deputy Commissioner of Programs and Services, MDVA
Douglas Hughes, Deputy Commissioner of Veterans Healthcare, MDVA


The meeting was adjourned at 4:16 PM.



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Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

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Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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3:30 Overview from Department of Military Affairs.
29: 30 Overview from Department of Veteran Affairs.


Overview from Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
Major General Shawn Manke, Adjutant General, Minnesota National Guard
Donald Kerr, Executive Director, Department of Military Affairs

Overview from Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs
Larry Herke, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

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