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Legislative Update: Budget Begins to Take Shape

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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Our third and final committee deadline was yesterday for most bills to be considered for action this legislative session. The legislature is on a short holiday break until early next week and upon returning to the Capitol, we will begin passing our budget bills

Autism Symposium

Last weekend, I was on WCCO radio to talk about Autism services and the virtual MN Autism Resource Symposium on Tuesday, April 12. You can learn more about the event and how to participate here.

Rochester Hiring News

The City of Rochester Parks & Recreation is hiring for summer programming. Positions include staff for the Outdoor Tennis Center at Kutzky Park, Security at Foster Arend Beach, Mobile Recreation and AccessABLE Recreation. Plans are also in the works for the outdoor summer pool season. The department is working with the Rochester Swim Club to provide staff and structure for the pool season.  Applications can be submitted at

Also, the City of Rochester is welcoming applications for its paid internship program. The internship will include exposure to several City of Rochester departments, and interns can learn how local government can impact communities, specific projects, presentations at public meetings, reading assignments, research, assisting at community events, and other relevant learning/work activities.

Learn more and apply here. (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting next week)


Happy Passover and Easter to all who celebrate.


Stay Connected with the Legislature

It is easy to stay connected to news from the State Capitol. The Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services offers nonpartisan recaps of high-profile bills, committee hearings, and floor sessions with their Session Daily publication. Subscribe to receive these here. To track bills of interest through the legislative process, I encourage you to utilize the MyBills feature on the Minnesota House of Representatives’ website.  

Please continue to reach out with any input, ideas, or feedback about the issues important to you. I value hearing from you, so call or email any time. You can find my information on my House website. You can also like my Facebook page, and follow me on Twitter.

It is an honor to represent you at the State Capitol.


Kim Hicks

State Representative


Representative Kim Hicks

413 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155

Phone: 651-296-4378
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Legislative Assistant: Chelsea Ray, 651-296-3806