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Baker elected assistant majority leader of House

ST. PAUL -- Rep.-elect Dave Baker, R-Willmar, was elected Tuesday by members of the House Republican Caucus to serve as an assistant majority leader.

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Rep.-elect Dave Baker, R-Willmar, was elected Tuesday by members of the House Republican Caucus to serve as an assistant majority leader. (TRIBUNE/File)

ST. PAUL - Rep.-elect Dave Baker, R-Willmar, was elected Tuesday by members of the House Republican Caucus to serve as an assistant majority leader.
Baker will be the lone first-term member to serve on the leadership team for the House Republican majority. The Willmar businessman was elected in November from District 17B.
“The new Republican majority is ready to roll up its sleeves and work on the challenges facing all of Minnesota,” Baker said in a news release. “... Minnesotans in all parts of the state share similar priorities such as job creation, improving access and quality of care for our seniors, and prioritizing funding for roads and bridges. Focusing on these issues will improve life for families in the metro, the suburbs, and here in Greater Minnesota.”
The House Republican Caucus elected Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, as majority caucus whip.
Baker is joined by five other assistant majority leaders also elected Tuesday: Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls; Rep. Deb Kiel, R-Crookston; Rep. Kathy Lohmer, R-Stillwater; Rep. Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent; and Rep. Tim Sanders, R-Blaine.

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