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.
During an MPR interview in front a live audience, Dayton reiterated his support for middle class tax cuts, a big boost in transportation funding and universal prekindergarten during next year's legislative session, all priorities he was unable to achieve in the 2015 session.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, reeling from a new law allowing counties to hire private audit firms to review their finances, said in a statement she has hired outside counsel "to help me assess the implications of this law and its impact on the core function of auditing."