Minnesota has a new class of freshmen conservative lawmakers at the state capitol this year, and it’s time to meet the new conservative majority.
This new group of legislators is already showing their extreme conservative policy priorities. We will highlight this new class of freshmen over the next week.
Josh Heintzeman Biggest Supporter of Big Business
Republican Josh Heintzeman from Nisswa, MN is heading to St. Paul for the first time this year, and he is bringing a slew of conservative policies with him. Heintzeman believes businesses in Minnesota deserve even more tax breaks and loopholes. This fall, it also came out that his company was involved in a business deal that may have resulted from his position on a board allocating funds for that project.
His campaign promises and questionable work history doesn’t place Heintzeman in the best position to work for middle-class families.
Represents: House District 10A, western portion of Crow Wing County
- Wants to give more tax breaks to big business and the wealthy
- Was tangled in a legal spat over his company receiving a government contract with payment from a board he served on, originally reported in the Brainerd Dispatch and uncovered by Bluestem Prairie
- Believes parents bear all responsibility for their child’s education
Questions for Rep. Heintzeman:
- Will you support and vote for universal pre-kindergarten programs across Minnesota?
- Will you commit to giving no more tax breaks to big corporations?
- In order to properly invest in Minnesota’s transit network, how would you fund key investments in our infrastructure?