"Pat Garofalo is a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, where he chairs the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee. He is currently in his 7th term representing House District 58B, which includes counties in the southeastern Twin Cities metropolitan area. Additionally, he holds a private sector job as a network engineer and previously served as the co-chair of the Council of State Government's Energy and Environment Public Policy Committee.
Garofalo has emerged as a leader in the Minnesota House in matters related to sports betting; working with stakeholders across the political spectrum to move Minnesota closer to legalized sports betting. He has pledged to introduce legislation to regulate and legalize sports betting in Minnesota as a response to the favorable ruling from the United State Supreme Court decision in NCAA v. Christie that will pave the way for sports betting expansion across the country."