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Eichorn named to Senate Commerce Committee

The commerce committee has jurisdiction over all bills relating to banking, insurance, securities, consumer financial services and liquor.

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State Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids
Contributed / Minnesota Senate

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate Majority recently announced state Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, will become a member of the Senate Commerce Committee during the 2022 legislative session.

The committee hosted its first hearing of the year Monday, Feb. 21. The commerce committee has jurisdiction over all bills relating to banking, insurance, securities, consumer financial services and liquor.

“This committee placement will give me the opportunity to better serve Northern Minnesotans,” Eichorn stated in a news release. “The committee is crucial in our efforts to lower insurance costs for families and help create better conditions for our small businesses. I look forward to working with my Republican and Democrat colleagues on the committee to create policies that address the needs of Minnesotans.”

Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, is the chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee. Eichorn replaces Sen. Paul Utke, R-Park Rapids, who was recently selected as chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

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