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RELEASE: Rep. Dave Baker Takes Oath of Office, Announces Committee Assignments for 2021-2022 Legislative Session

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

St. Paul, MN – Minnesota’s 2021 Legislative Session officially began January 5th with Rep. Dave Baker (R-Willmar) and 133 other state representatives being sworn into office during a ceremony at the State Capitol.

“It is an honor to return to St. Paul and represent the amazing people of Kandiyohi County,” said Rep. Baker. “2020 was a difficult year for all of us, but thankfully there is light at the end of the tunnel. As we look to this year’s legislative session, I will continue working to make government more efficient and to protect taxpayers from out-of-control spending.”

Baker was also recently elected by his peers to serve as an assistant minority leader and will help lead House Republicans during the next two-year biennium.

Most of Rep. Baker’s work during the first months of session will take place in House committees. For the 2021-2022 legislative biennium, Baker has been appointed to serve on the following committees:

  • Behavioral Health Policy Division
  • Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

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 387 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.