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RELEASE: Wiener Takes Oath of Office, Announces Committee Assignments for 2023-2024 Legislative Session

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

St. Paul, MN– Minnesota’s 2023 Legislative Session officially began January 3rd as State Representative Mike Wiener, R-Long Prairie, and 133 other state representatives took the oath of office during a ceremony at the State Capitol in St. Paul. 

“It is a tremendous honor to have earned the trust and respect of voters and to serve as their representative in the state legislature,” Wiener said. “It is sure to be a busy first year in St. Paul as we work to negotiate a new two-year state budget and decide what to do with the state’s $17.5 billion budget surplus. It is my hope that a responsible budget can be agreed to that limits the size of government and that the surplus is returned to Minnesotans through permanent tax relief.”

Most of Rep. Wiener’s work during the first months of session will take place in House committees. For the 2023-2024 legislative biennium, Wiener will serve on the Economic Development Finance and Policy Committee and the Taxes Committee.

Wiener encourages area residents to contact him if they have any legislative questions, concerns, or ideas. He can be reached by phone at 651-296-4293. He can also be contacted via email at, or via U.S. Mail at 327 State Office Building, St. Paul, MN 55155.

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