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Legislative Working Group on Economic Disparities

Active dates:January 2016
Established by Governor Mark Dayton and Legislative Leaders

The legislative working group was created to consider the economic and racial disparities policy issue with regards to the feasibility of addressing it in a special session. The working group concluded that the issue was too complex to address in a special session.


The working group was created by Governor Dayton and legislative leaders. There were two other working groups created at the same time: Legislative Working Group on Real ID and Legislative Working Group on Iron Range Unemployment.

The first meeting was January 7, 2016 in the Minnesota Senate Building.


Rep. Knoblach, Rep. Garofalo, Rep. Loon; Rep. Erickson, Rep. Dean, Rep. Dehn, Rep. Clark, Rep. Mullery, Rep. Persell, Rep. Mahoney, Rep. Fischer, Rep. Schultz, Rep. E. Murphy, Rep. Flanagan, Rep. Carlson, Rep. Bly, Rep. Albright, Rep. Runbeck, Rep. Koznick. Rep. Gruenhagen, Rep. Quam, Rep. Fenton, Rep. Hertaus, Rep. Theis, Rep. McDonald, Rep. Kiel, Rep. Barrett, Rep. Moran, Rep. Backer

Sen. Champion, Sen. Carlson, Sen. Dziedzic, Sen. Eaton, Sen. Franzen, Sen. Hawj, Sen. Hayden, Sen. Hoffman, Sen. Jensen, Sen. Lourey, Sen. Pappas, Sen. Tomassoni, Sen. Bonoff, Sen. Chamberlain, Sen. Hall, Sen. Senjem, Sen. Ingebrigtsen

Agency heads:

Co-chaired by Rep. Jim Knoblach, Sen. Bobby Joe Champion

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2016.
Record last updated: 08/08/2023

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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