Jan 23, 2012

Hatch added to forum panel

The Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government at Central Lakes College in Brainerd has announced that former Minnesota Attorney General Mike Hatch has been added to the slate of panelists for its Forum on Legislative Redistricting and Reapportionment. The forum will take place at the Chalberg Theater at CLC from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, January 25. The panel will also include Peter S. Wattson, a veteran Minnesota Senate Legal Counsel and former General Counsel to Governor Mark Dayton; Rep. Sarah Anderson, Chair of the House Committee on Redistricting; and Gregg Peppin, former legislative analyst on the 2001 legislative redistricting legislation. Taylor Stevenson, Vice President of the Rosenemier Center Board of Directors will moderate the forum. Mike Hatch served as Minnesota Attorney General from 1999 to 2007 and was the 2006 DFL candidate for governor. Prior to being Attorney General Hatch was in private practice at the law firm of Hatch, Eiden & Pihlstrom, a firm he headed from 1992 to 1998. From 1983 to 1990 Mr. Hatch served the state as Commissioner of Commerce.