The Minnesota DFL Senate has announced its pick for committee chairs for the next year.
DFLers won the Senate back from Republicans on Tuesday after a two year hiatus out of power. With their return, many of the Senators who chaired committees back when Democrats had Senate control are now back.
Here's the list of incoming committee chairs:
You can match the last names listed with biographical information, by looking here.
Minnesota senators sharply questioned federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, grilling him on whether he'd be protect the interests of ordinary people over corporations.
Other business groups like realtors, electric utility Xcel Energy Services, private colleges, tobacco giant Altria, Polymet Mining, health insurers and hospitals contributed to the overall total of $57.7 million to lobby the Legislature, the administration of Gov. Mark Dayton and Metro municipal governments.