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Ring, Twyla L.

Senate 1999-2002 (District 18)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/15/1937
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Gender: Female
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
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City of Residence (when first elected): North Branch
Occupation (when first elected): Retired Newspaper Editor

EDUCATION

Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Ardell
Children: Four children.
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Special Legislative Concerns: environment, early childhood and family education, housing, labor.

Total Days Served: 1111

SESSIONS SERVED

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 18
Elected: 11/7/2000
Residence: North Branch
Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
Counties Represented: Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine
Occupation: Retired Newspaper Editor
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture, General Legislation and Veterans Affairs
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Environment and Natural Resources: Fish and Wildlife
  • Environment and Natural Resources: Public Lands and Waters (Chair)
  • Finance
  • Finance: Environment and Agriculture Budget Division
  • Health and Family Security

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 18
Elected: 11/2/1999
Residence: North Branch
Term of Office: 12/23/1999 to 1/2/2001 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine
Occupation: Retired Newspaper Editor
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Session Notes: She won the Senate special election held due to the death of Janet Johnson. She was sworn in on December 23, 1999.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.
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