Photo Cutline: Metzen Swearing In

Senator Jim Metzen was sworn in on Tuesday, January 8 to represent Senate District 52 at the Minnesota State Senate. Sen. Metzen was first elected to the Senate in 1986 after serving 12 years in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Sen. Metzen will serve as Chair of the Commerce Committee where his background and expertise in the banking industry will serve him well. He is also a member of the Capital Investment, State Departments and Veterans Finance and Rules and Administration committees. Sen. Metzen welcomes area residents to call, write, email or visit him at the State Capitol. His office is located at 322 State Capitol Building in St. Paul. He can also be reached at 651-296-4370 or via email at

Senator James Metzen
Sen. Metzen represented District 52, which includes portions of Dakota County in the southeastern Twin Cities metropolitan area. Sen. Metzen passed away shortly after the end of the 2016 Legislative Session.

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