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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Senate's first woman majority leader is ready to do what she and fellow Republicans see as the will of the people: no tax increases and help businesses create jobs.


"We are prepared and able to deliver on the will of the voters," Sen. Amy Koch of Buffalo said Friday night, shortly after Senate Republicans picked her as their leader.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.