Tony Jurgens represents District 54B in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Minnesota House District 54B, located in the southeast Minneapolis-St Paul metro area, includes the communities of Hastings, Afton, Denmark Township, Nininger Township, and parts of Cottage Grove.
– Married to wife Dawn, two adult daughters Tori and Alexa, twin grandchildren
– Independent insurance agent
– Area resident for nearly three decades
– Elected as state representative, 2016, 2018
– Past recipient of Cottage Grove’s “Volunteer of the Year” award
– Member, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Hastings
– Grand Knight, Hastings Knights of Columbus
3M Settlement Funds – Rep. Jurgens authored a law that ensures Minnesota’s $850 million settlement with 3M will only be used for East Metro clean water needs.
Hastings Highway 316 – Rep. Jurgens negotiated an agreement with MnDOT to maintain current speed limits and evaluate safety options along Highway 316.
Assisting Emergency Responders – Rep. Jurgens chief-authored a law establishing the Health and Emergency
Occupations (HERO) Center in Washington County, and authored a law to build the Safety and Mental Health Alternative Response Training (SMART) Center in Dakota County.
Lowering Health Care Costs – Rep. Jurgens co-authored a law that has proven to lower premium rates for Minnesotans who had been financially devastated due to skyrocketing premiums in the individual health insurance market.
Delivering Historic Tax Cuts – Rep. Jurgens supported a law that provides the largest tax relief package for Minnesotans in 20 years – cutting taxes for seniors on Social Security, college graduates with student loan debt, families with young kids, and more.
Building Safer Roads and Bridges – Rep. Jurgens voted for the largest investment in road and bridge infrastructure in state history without raising gasoline taxes. Billions of dollars will be
invested into transportation needs over the next decade using existing funds.
COVID Recovery – Rep. Jurgens voted for numerous bills that helped Minnesota families and businesses that were hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shutdown, and will continue to help Minnesotans recover from this unprecedented event.
Tony welcomes questions about his campaign and his positions on issues.
Contact Tony at 651-592-0846 or firstname.lastname@example.org.