Nick Halter

Civic beat: Pogemiller leaving

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Pogemiller leaving Legislature for higher ed post

State Sen. Larry Pogemiller, the longtime lawmaker from Northeast Minneapolis and former Senate majority leader, is stepping down after 31 years to take a job in Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration.

Pogemiller will take over as director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. That office provides students with financial aid programs and post-secondary information, and administers $150 million in need-based grants to Minnesota residents attending Minnesota institutions.  

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