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Leader Hortman Statement on Start of Session

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

SAINT PAUL – Today, the legislature met for the first day of the 2017 session.

House DFL Leader Melissa Hortman released the following statement:

“Minnesota House Democrats are focused on working to improve the lives of all Minnesotans. The DFL members sworn in today represent the most diverse group in Minnesota history, and our diverse backgrounds and experiences will help us as we work to build a better future for everyone, in every corner of our state. We stand ready to work with Governor Dayton, DFLers in the Senate and the Republican majorities in the House and Senate.”

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