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Persell named DFL majority whip


Persell appointed majority whip

Speaker-designate Paul Thissen appointed State Rep. John Persell DFL-Bemidji, to serve as House majority whip. As majority whip, Persell will assist House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, with coordinating legislative activity on the House floor among other duties to help lead the House majority caucus. Thissen said Persell adds a valuable perspective to the leadership team and the work needed to effectively govern.

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