Duluth, MN (KDAL) - State Representative-elect Erik Simonson has been named to four House committees for the 2013-14 biennium. They are: Public Safety Finance and Policy; Taxes; Transportation Policy; and Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries. Committee assignments were announced Thursday by House Speaker-Designate Paul Thissen.
Simonson, a DFL-er, is an assistant Duluth Fire Chief and President of the IAFF Local 101. He will be serving his first term.
The 2013 legislative session convenes on Jan. 8, when all 134 state representatives will be sworn in at the Capitol.