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RELEASE: Rep. Baker Takes Oath of Office

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

St. Paul – Minnesota’s 2019 Legislative Session officially began January 8th with Rep. Dave Baker (R-Willmar) and 133 other state representatives being sworn into office during a ceremony at the State Capitol.

“It is truly an honor to represent Kandiyohi County at the capitol and I am excited to get back to work on the things that matter most to my constituents,” Baker said. “Every session is different and I am looking forward to the unique challenges and opportunities that will come with this year’s legislative session.”

Most of Rep. Baker’s work during the first months of session will take place in House committees. For the 2019-2020 legislative biennium, Baker will serve on the Energy and Climate Finance and Policy, Health and Human Services Finance, Education Policy, and Rules and Legislative Administration committees.

Baker encourages area residents to contact him if they have any legislative questions, concerns, or ideas. He can be reached by phone at 651-296-6206. He can also be contacted via email at, or via U.S. Mail at 393 State Office Building, St. Paul, MN 55155.

Rep. Baker also invites residents to subscribe to his email update, where he will periodically share thoughts and information on happenings at the State Capitol. To sign up, visit Rep. Baker’s member page on and click on the “Email Updates” section.