Gov. Walz Signs Bill To Protect Workers From Wage TheftGovernor Walz is hoping a new bill will protect workers against wage theft in Minnesota. He signed the bill today, which increases penalties for wage theft.
Gov. Tim Walz Tours Flash Flood Damage In Southern MinnesotaTwo weeks ago, heavy rain caused flash flooding throughout southern Minnesota. One of the hardest hit areas was Byron, where dozens of cowers were swept down the Zumbro River.
Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Medical Chopper Pilot Timothy McDonaldMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor the pilot Timothy McDonald.
Gov. Walz Declares July 2019 ‘Hire A Veteran Month’After declaring July 2019 “Hire a Veteran Month”, Gov. Tim Walz is encouraging all Minnesota employers to hire military service members.
Gov. Walz Signs Opioid Bill Targeting Drug Makers, DistributorsThe bill takes some of that burden off the taxpayer and places it on opioid manufacturers and distributors by imposing higher registration fees. It should raise about $21 million annually.
Gov. Tim Walz Ends Transfer Of Power After Successful Knee SurgeryWalz had surgery on his left knee to fix a medial meniscus tear, a common injury for runners.
Gov. Tim Walz To Undergo Knee Surgery ThursdayGov. Tim Walz will be temporarily transferring power to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Thursday while he undergoes a “minor procedure” on his knee.
Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For MinnesotaPresident Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for spring storms and flooding that caused nearly $40 million in damage to infrastructure across Minnesota.
Gov. Walz Signs Elder Abuse LegislationMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed historic elder abuse legislation Wednesday that will license assisted-living centers for the first time.
Talking Points: State Leaders Look Ahead To 2020 ElectionWith Minnesota being the only divided legislature in the country, both parties are looking ahead to the next election.
After Divisive 2019 Session, Minn. DFL Look To Use GOP's Stalling Against Them In 2020Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has called lawmakers back for a special session to complete a $48 billion state budget for the next two years.