Lang

(Willmar MN-) As the 2021 Legislative Session enters it's second week in St. Paul, Senator Andrew Lang of Olivia has a new position of responsibility. Lang, a Major in the Minnesota National Guard, has been elected Chair of the Senate Veterans' and Military Affairs Committee...

...Lang says some of the committee's priorities this year will be to increase funding for vets and the military, which he says has been stagnant for the past 6 to 8 years, and help vets who are homeless or suicidal...

...Lang is also on the Environment and Natural Resources Committee, both Policy and Finance, and on the Lessard-Sams Committee which decides how some of the money generated by Minnesota's half-cent sales tax is spent on environment and outdoor projects. Lang, who is a helicopter pilot for North Memorial Air Care, is also on the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board.