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RELEASE: Rep. Josh Heintzeman 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. Josh Heintzeman (R-Nisswa) and 133 other state representatives being sworn into office.

“It is an honor to return to St. Paul to represent the Brainerd Lakes Area for the next two years,” said Rep. Heintzeman. “I continue to be humbled by the trust that our community has placed in me, it is a privilege and a responsibility that I do not take lightly. This year, the legislature will debate and approve a new two-year budget. As this debate unfolds over the next several months, I am committed to working hard to protect taxpayers and slow the growth of government in addition to ending Governor Walz’s peacetime emergency powers.”

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

  • Environment and Natural Resources Finacne and Policy
  • Preventative Health Policy Division
  • Higher Education 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.