The Minnesota State Senate today exercised its constitutional authority in deciding to withhold my confirmation as commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Serving as the state's transportation commissioner these past five years has been one of the best experiences of my life. It has been my honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Minnesota alongside the dedicated professionals in the department. I am proud of the agency's accomplishments in increasing infrastructure investment, improving efficiency and advancing innovation.
I look forward to continuing my service to this state in my role as lieutenant governor. I remain committed to representing this great state, its people and its accomplishments in whatever way I can.