The Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections has jurisdiction over all bills creating a new state agency, substantially changing the organization of a current state agency, or transferring duties from one state agency to another. The committee also has jurisdiction over bills relating to state administrative services, state administrative rule making procedures, state employee compensation, public employee labor relations, pensions and retirement, gambling, lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, and the structure of the Legislature.

The Committee also has jurisdiction over all bills relating to elections, ethical practices for public officials,campaign financing, and redistricting seats in Congress, the Legislature, or the Metropolitan Council.

Since I took office, my number one priority has been state government reform focused on maximizing the value of each tax dollar. I am proud of the work we accomplished in this bill to increase accountability and improve the way government serves the public.
~Minnesota Senator Mark Koran