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Home:       Dovre Township, Willmar, MN - 320-235-4442 (Willmar Office)
Born: 1958
Family:     Married to spouse - Claire, 2 children - Zach & Shannon
Occupation:      Small Business Owner - Juhnke Appraisal (Real Estate Appraiser)
Business:   P.O. Box 992, Willmar, MN 56201
Education: BS: Soil Science, BS: Agromony; University of Minnesota - St. Paul
Elected:    1996
Term: 7th
Committees:      Agriculture & Veterans Affairs Finance (Chairman); Capitol Investment;
  Rules;.Finance; Environment Policy; Telecommunications
Commissions and Task Forces:
  MN Chicano Latino Affairs Council Board; Co-Chair Council of State
  Governements Midwest Legislative Conference (CSG-MLC) Agriculture
  & Natural Resourses Committee. National Conference of State
  Legislatures (NCSL) Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
  Member. Nextgen Energy Board; AURI Board; Legislative Energy Comm.
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LEGISLATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
 
Chairman - Agriculture & Veterans Affairs Finance Committee (2007 - current)
 
Speaker Pro tempore (2007 - current)
 
Named Politics In Minnesota's (PIM) "First Termer of the Year in the House" (1997)
 
Passed legislation to:
* help preserve Minnesota's tradition of potlucks and "hotdish"
* establish a dental clinic at Rice Hospital
* establish a nation-leading B20 Biodiesel standard
* create the Livestock Investment Grant Program
* fund the Grass Lake Restoration project
* secure funding for the Willmar Regional Airport
* save and preserve the Prinsburg public school district
* reduce the amount of phosphorous in lawn feritilizers
* keep the Willmar Regional Treament Center open & build 16-bed mental health hospital
* fund new buildings at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center
* help expand the Willmar Library with a 1/2 cent local sales tax
* refurbish the New London Little Theatre
* allow the Willmar Municipal Utilities and Kandiyohi Cooperative Electric Power
  Association to enter into a joint venture
* save the Rice Care Center money
* fund the Willmar Child Guide Program
* open juvenile crime records and juvenile proceedings to the victims of crime
* increase funding to the state's road and bridge projects
 
MEMBER:
* Right to Be Rural Caucus
* Firefighter/EMS Caucus
* Minnesota Blue Dog Caucus
* Chicano/Latino Affairs Council
* NextGen Energy Board
* AURI Board of Directors
* Willmar Area Chamber of Commerce
* Willmar Design Center Board
* Sons of the American Legion
* Vinje Lutheran Church
* Pheasants Forever
* Minnesota Waterfowl Assn.
* Minnesota Farmers Union
Chairman Al Juhnke
Prepared and Paid for by Citizens to Elect Al Juhnke