Updated: 03/13/2014 1:22 PM
Created: 03/13/2014 1:12 PM KSTP.com
By: Leslie Dyste
A Minnesota lawmaker was named the state's Senate Republican Whip.
According to the Senate Republican Caucus, Minnesota Senate Republican Leader David Hann, Eden Prairie, announced Thursday that Sen. David Osmek, R-Mound, will be the Senate Republican Whip.
His duties will include communicating to the Senate Republican Caucus on upcoming bills. He will also track the Senators' stance on bills.
“This is a great opportunity to help the Senate Republican Caucus operate in an efficient manner while keeping the lines of communication open among our Republican Senators,” said Osmek. “I appreciate Sen. Hann and the rest of the Caucus trusting me with this responsibility.”
In the Minnesota Senate Osmek serves on the Environmental and Energy Committee, Environment, Economic Development and Agricultural Division, Transportation and Public Safety Division and the Transportation and Public Safety Committee.