House 2003-2006 (District 44B); Senate 2007-2012 (District 44); Senate 2013-Present (District 46)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Golden Valley and Hopkins Lindbergh High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1981University of Wisconsin, Madison; B.A.; Political Science, With Honors, Phi Betta Kappa, 1985Harvard University, Law School; J.D.; 1988; Admitted to Practice, 1988
Three children: Nathan (son), Miya (daughter), Yana
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: criminal and civil justice, consumer protection, and education.He grew up in Golden Valley, Minnesota.Religion according to Jewish Community Relations Council and Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.
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