C&B 1997: The Lobbyists: Association Lobbyist Judy Cook

Judy E. Cook is President of the Minnesota Retail Merchants Association (MRMA), the statewide trade association that represents more than 2,200 stores. Judy joined the MRMA staff in 1983 and has been President since 1989. She was picked one of the “Eight Most...

C&B 1997: The “97 Legislature: House Minority Leader Steve Sviggum

House Minority Leader Steve Sviggum, (R-28B, Kenyon), was re-elected House Republican Leader in 1996 to lead the 64 member Republican Caucus. He is serving his tenth term in the Minnesota House of Representatives, having been first elected in 1978. He currently serves...

C&B 1997: The ’97 Legislature: Senate Majority Leader Roger Moe

Majority Leader Roger Moe was first elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1970. This will be his ninth term. He represents Senate District 2. Roger has served as Majority Leader since 1995 and chairs the Rules and Administration committee.Roger earned his B.S. in 1966...

C&B 1997: The ’97 Legislature: Speaker Phil Carruthers

House Speaker Phil Carruthers represents House District 47B, which covers Brooklyn Center and part of Brooklyn Park. He has been re-elected to the House five times since 1986. He has been a member of the Taxes/Sales & Income Tax Division, and the Ways & Means...