SENATOR CARLA NELSON STATEMENT ON SENATE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS LEADERSHIP ELECTION
Rochester- The Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus elected a new Majority Leader and leadership team Tuesday, December 27. Senator Dave Senjem (R-Rochester) was selected by his peers in the Republican Caucus to serve as Majority Leader. Senator Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) gave the following statement in response to Tuesday’s election.
“With Senate Majority Leader Senjem, we have a new face leading the Caucus but our focus remains the same: jobs and the economy. I am particularly glad to have a knowledgeable advocate for our region in the Majority Leader’s office. Republican senators are unified in our commitment to sensible government and promotion of policies that encourage job creation in Minnesota. 2012 marks a new year with a new legislative session and I look forward to working alongside our new leadership team.”