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Zach Dorholt

Running for State Representative
Elected in 2012, Zach Dorholt served during the 2013 and 2014 legislative sessions. He was Vice Chair of the Higher Education Finance and Policy committee, and also worked on the Transportation Policy and Government Operations committees. He was the chief author of over 40 bills and co-authored dozens more. Some significant accomplishments important to Zach include: Freezing the cost of tuition at MnSCU (including SCSU and SCTCC) and U of M institutions, securing funding for the River’s Edge Convention Center and Eastman hall at SCSU, ensuring public accommodations for blind and disabled persons, expansion of the state grant eligibility for higher education, and expansion of local highway infrastructure.