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The Legislative Committee is charged with the responsibility to recommend a legislative platform and program to the board of directors each year and to lobby on behalf of MLA in conjunction with the MLA lobbyist.

Leadership Roster


Ann Hokanson, Executive Director

Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative

Chair Elect

Jami Trenam

Associate Director-Collections Development

Great River Regional Library System


Sam Walseth, MLA/ITEM Lobbyist

Capitol Hill Associates

Legislative Working Committee Meetings

The Legislative Working Committee meetings are convened as needed by the chair.

Contact the chair about joining this active working committee. Members include MLA and ITEM members from diverse backgrounds and libraries. Tasks have included developing legislative advocacy videos, READ posters, Legislative Day activity coordination, and presenting at conferences.

Legislative Committee Meetings

The Legislative Committee meetings are convened by the chair, and announced via the Legislative Update Newsletter.  The meetings  typically occur online on the first Wednesday of the month at 10 AM.

Current Documents/Resources


2018 Legislative Documents

Upcoming Events

August 13, 2019
MN Library Legislative Forum

Great River Regional Library, St. Cloud

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Subscribe to the Minnesota Advocacy enewsletter here to receive the most current information. It is published as needed.

Historical Documents/Resources

2017 Legislative Forum Documents

2017 Legislative Documents

2016 Legislative Documents

2015 Legislative Documents

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