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Ward elected assistant majority leader, selected to serve as vice chair of Capital Investment Committee


State Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, was elected by his fellow legislators to serve as an assistant majority leader in the new DFL majority.

While the state faces a number of challenges, starting with a $1.1 billion budget deficit, Ward is ready to get to work and help the new DFL majority govern effectively.

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