Sen. Carlson Named Chairman of Veterans and Military Affairs Finance Subdivision

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Wednesday, Senator Jim Carson (DFL – Eagan & Burnsville) was named the Chair of the newly formed Veterans and Military Affairs Finance Subdivision. A subdivision of the State Departments and Veterans Budget Division, the five-member panel will provide important oversight on fiscal issues affecting Minnesota’s veterans and servicemen and women.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to expand my role in ensuring that Minnesota is taking care of our veterans,” said Sen. Carlson. “We owe it to our veterans and men and women in uniform to make sure that state funds are spent efficiently and effectively.”

In naming Sen. Carlson Chair of the subdivision, Sen. Tom Saxhaug (DFL – Grand Rapids), Chair of the State Departments and Veterans Budget Division, thanked Senator Carlson for taking on this important role.

“I want to thank Sen. Carlson for chairing this subdivision, and I know that this subdivision will do good work for our veterans and service members,” said Sen. Saxhaug.

The subdivision will hear veterans and military affairs legislation with fiscal impact.

For information on the Veterans and Military Affairs subdivision or other legislation, please contact Sen. Jim Carlson at 651-297-8073 or

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