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RELEASE: Heintzeman Takes Oath of Office, Announces Committee Assignments for 2019-2020 Legislative Session

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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

“It is an honor and privilege to serve our community for another term in the Minnesota House,” Heintzeman said. “We have a lot to accomplish this year including the approval of a new, two-year state budget and I can’t wait to get to work on the things that matter most to folks living in the Brainerd Lakes Area.”.

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Rep. Heintzeman was joined by his wife Keri and their 6 children at Tuesday's ceremony.

Most of Rep. Heintzeman’s work during the first months of session will take place in House committees. For the 2019-2020 legislative biennium, Heintzeman will serve as the Republican-lead on both the Subcommittee on Water and the Legacy Finance Division. He has also been assigned to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division and the Subcommittee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy.

Heintzeman encourages area residents to contact him if they have any legislative questions, concerns, or ideas. He can be reached by phone at 651-296-4333. He can also be contacted via email at, or via U.S. Mail at 353 State Office Building, St. Paul, MN 55155.

Rep. Heintzeman 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. Heintzeman’s member page on and click on the “Email Updates” section.