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76th Minnesota Legislature

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President  Jerome M. Hughes
Members  67 Senators
76th Minnesota Legislature
Jurisdiction  Minnesota, United States
Meeting place  Minnesota State Capitol
Term  January 3, 1989 (1989-01-03) – January 8, 1991 (1991-01-08)

The seventy-sixth Minnesota Legislature first convened on January 3, 1989. The 67 members of the Minnesota Senate were elected during the General Election of November 4, 1986, and the 134 members of the Minnesota House of Representatives were elected during the General Election of November 8, 1988.



The legislature met in a regular session from January 3, 1989 to May 22, 1989. A special session was convened from September 27, 1989 to September 29, 1989, to pass a tax bill to replace the one which was vetoed by Governor Rudy Perpich, as well as to consider property tax relief and the statewide solid waste recycling program.

A continuation of the regular session was held between February 12, 1990 and April 25, 1990.

Party summary

Resignations and new members are discussed in the "Membership changes" section, below.


President of the Senate
Jerome M. Hughes (DFL-Maplewood)
Senate Majority Leader
Roger Moe (DFL-Erskine)
Senate Minority Leader
Duane Benson (IR-Lanesboro)

House of Representatives

Speaker of the House
Robert Vanasek (DFL-New Prague)
House Majority Leader
Until June 21, 1989 Ann Wynia (DFL-St. Paul) After June 21, 1989 Dee Long (DFL-Minneapolis)
House Minority Leader
Bill Schreiber (IR-Brooklyn Park)


76th Minnesota Legislature Wikipedia

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