The 2021 legislative session officially began on Tuesday as I joined 133 other state representatives in taking the oath of office at the capitol in St. Paul.
As the 2021 legislative session begins, I remain committed to working hard to end Governor Walz’s peacetime emergency powers and restore the legislature as a constitutional co-equal branch of government. Additionally, I plan to hold the line on increased government spending and will continue to fight for taxpayers and protect the pocketbooks of hardworking Minnesotans.
Most of my work during the first months of session will take place in House committees. For the 2021-2022 legislative biennium, I have been appointed to serve on the following committees:
Governor Eases Business Restrictions
On Wednesday, Governor Walz announced a loosening of restrictions on businesses and events. These changes go into effect late Sunday evening. Here is a summary of the changes announced:
This is a step in the right direction for the thousands of businesses that have been harmed by the Governor’s shutdowns. Nevertheless, we ultimately need to remove the emergency powers and allow businesses to safely reopen.
Staying in Touch
Please continue to reach out to me to share your questions, thoughts, or concerns. I can be reached by phone at 651-296-4293 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a great weekend,