• Advocacy Resources

  • 2018 Areas of Focus 2018 Areas of Focus

    1. City and County Budget development process
      1. Goal: Promote greater business community awareness and engagement in the budget prioritization and development processes for the City and County.
    2. Housing/Workforce
      1. Goal: Ensure housing policies assist in meeting workforce needs while encouraging and promoting economic and community growth.
    3. Transportation
      1. Goal: Promote fiscally responsible transportation policies that encourage economic growth and support business community needs to maintain productivity.
    4. Development process oversight
      1. Goal: Increase efficiency of development and permitting processes to encourage residential and commercial development.
    5. Energy policy
      1. Goal: Review, identify and advance energy policies that promote business’s needs.

  • Rochester Area Legislators Rochester Area Legislators

    Senator Dave Senjem, District 25
    sen.david.senjem@senate.mn • 651-296-3903 • Minnesota Senate Building, Room 3401
    Chair: Capital Investment

    Vice Chair: Taxes
    Member: Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy, Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance, Transportation Finance and Policy

    Representative Duane Quam, District 25A
    rep.duane.quam@house.mn • 651-296-9236 • 571 State Office Bldg
    Member: Government Operations and Elections Policy; Health and Human Services Reform; Select Committee on Technology and Responsive Government; State Government Finance; Subcommittee on Childcare Access and Affordability

    Representative Duane Sauke, District 25B
    rep.duane.sauke@house.mn • 651-296-9249 • 287 State Office Bldg
    Member: Agriculture Policy; Capital Investment; Transportation Finance

    Senator Carla Nelson, District 26
    sen.carla.nelson@senate.mn • 651-296-4848 • Minnesota Senate Building, Room 3231
    Chair: E-12 Finance
    Member: Capital Investment; Finance; Health and Human Services Finance and Policy; State Government Finance and Policy and Elections

    Representative Tina Liebling, District 26A
    rep.tina.liebling@house.mn • 651-296-0573 • 237 State Office Bldg
    Minority Lead: Health & Human Services Reform

    Member: Health & Human Services Finance; Ways & Means

    Representative Nels Pierson, District 26B
    rep.nels.pierson@house.mn • 651-296-4378 • 379 State Office Bldg     
    Member: Agriculture Finance; Agriculture Policy; Capital Investment; Health and Human Services Finance

    Write To Your Legislators:
    100 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55155

    Call Your Legislators:
    651-296-0504 (Senate)
    651-296-6646 (House)

  • For more information about Government Affairs, please contact Government Affairs Manager, Mike Schnell or call (507) 424-5666.