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Legislative Update: Start of the 2015 Legislative Session

Friday, January 9, 2015
Dear neighbor,
Minnesota state legislators gathered at the Capitol this week for the start of the 2015 Legislative Session. The eighty-ninth sessions of the legislature includes 26 new members of the Minnesota House of Representatives who were sworn into office along while I was sworn in for my sixth term.
It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to serve as the representative for Oakdale, North St. Paul, and Maplewood again. I am so proud Minnesota now has fully funded all-day kindergarten, took meaningful steps to strengthen middle-class families by passing a minimum wage increase, and provided more protections to strengthen the economic security of women and families. But now we have to look forward and I am excited to get back to work for Minnesota.
In late December, Speaker Kurt Daudt appointed me to four committees. I will serve as the DFL-lead on the committee for Aging and Long-Term Care Policy, as well as serving on Capital Investment, Commerce and Regulatory Reform, and Legacy Funding Finance.
If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions please contact me at 651-296-1188. I really appreciate your input.
Leon Lillie
State Representative, District 43B