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Newberger, Jim

House 2013-2018 (District 15B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Wright

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/6/1964
Birth Place: ,
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Becker
Occupation (when first elected): Paramedic

EDUCATION

Hopkins-Lindbergh High School; Secondary;
Century College; Vocational-Technical School; Paramedic Training
St. Cloud State University; B.A.; Political Science/Mass Communications

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Michele
Children: Three children (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

In 2018, he won the GOP endorsement for the U.S. Senate seat held by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar but was unsuccessful in the general election.

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 15B
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Becker
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/7/2019
Counties Represented: Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Wright
Occupation: Paramedic
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Environment & Natural Resources Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Public Safety & Security Policy and Finance Minutes

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 15B
Elected: 11/4/2014
Residence: Becker
Term of Office: 1/6/2015 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Wright
Occupation: Paramedic
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Environment & Natural Resources Policy & Finance Minutes
  • Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Minutes
  • Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy & Finance Minutes

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 15B
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Becker
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Wright
Occupation: Paramedic
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2013 House Interview



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