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Goodno, Kevin P.

House 1991-2002 (District 9A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Clay

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 10/??/1962
Birth Place: Moorhead, Minnesota
Birth County: Clay
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Moorhead
Occupation (when first elected): Small Businessman, Family Home Decorating Business

EDUCATION

Concordia College, Moorhead; B.A.; Business Administration
Concordia College, Moorhead; B.A.; Political Science
William Mitchell College of Law; J.D.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Moorhead, Minnesota (City Council); 1986 to 1990 [Elected]
State Agency: Minnesota Department of Human Services (Commissioner); 01/2003 to 07/25/2006 [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Linda
Children: Three children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 4382

SESSIONS SERVED

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09A
Elected: 11/7/2000
Residence: Moorhead
Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
Counties Represented: Clay
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2001 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2001 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Health and Human Services Finance (Chair)
  • Health and Human Services Policy

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09A
Elected: 11/3/1998
Residence: Moorhead
Term of Office: 1/5/1999 to 1/2/2001
Counties Represented: Clay
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Crime Prevention
  • Health and Human Services Finance (Chair)
  • Health and Human Services Policy
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

80th Legislative Session (1997-1998)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09A
Elected: 11/5/1996
Residence: Moorhead
Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
Counties Represented: Clay
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Health and Human Services
  • Health and Human Services: Health and Human Services Finance Division
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Rules and Legislative Administration
  • Ways and Means
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

79th Legislative Session (1995-1996)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09A
Elected: 11/8/1994
Residence: Moorhead
Term of Office: 1/3/1995 to 1/6/1997
Counties Represented: Clay
Occupation: Retail Small Businessman
Party: Independent Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce, Tourism and Consumer Affairs
  • Commerce, Tourism and Consumer Affairs: Consumer Affairs
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Taxes
  • Taxes: Property Tax and Tax Increment Financing Division
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

78th Legislative Session (1993-1994)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09A
Elected: 11/3/1992
Residence: Moorhead
Term of Office: 1/5/1993 to 1/2/1995
Counties Represented: Clay
Occupation: Retail Small Businessman
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Labor-Management Relations: Unemployment and Workers' Compensation
  • Regulated Industries and Energy
  • Taxes
  • Taxes: Property Tax

77th Legislative Session (1991-1992)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09A
Elected: 11/6/1990
Residence: Moorhead
Term of Office: 1/8/1991 to 1/4/1993
Counties Represented: Clay
Occupation: Small Businessman, Family Home Decorating Business
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Governmental Operations
  • Governmental Operations: Personnel
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Labor-Management Relations: Worker's Compensation and Unemployment Insurance
  • Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Articles & Books About
"Goodno Has Longtime Roots in Moorhead." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 01, 1991, p. 14.



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