Gov. Walz Seeks Agriculture Disaster Declaration For NW MinnesotaMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has asked U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to declare a disaster for 12 counties of northwestern Minnesota where farmers are having a difficult harvest season.
'Long Overdue': Walz & Flanagan Launch Task Force To End Violence Against Indigenous WomenCalling it "long overdue," Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have launched the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) Task Force with a ceremonial bill signing Thursday.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Weighs In On Water Gremlin Pollution InvestigationAfter paying $7 million in fines and corrective action as part of a state settlement earlier this year, the company is under fire for more pollution violations. In his first interview on this months-long case, Gov. Walz spoke with our Jennifer Mayerle.
Gov. Walz To Deliver On Promise To Son: He's Getting A PuppyGov. Tim Walz says he’s going to deliver on a campaign promise he made to his son.
Walz Calls For Legislative Hearings On Gun Safety, InsulinGov. Tim Walz says he still wants Senate Republicans to hold hearings on Democratic proposals for gun control and emergency insulin supplies.
State Signs Contract For New Software To Replace Troubled MNLARSAfter millions of dollars' worth of issues and months of backlogs with Minnesota's vehicle title and registration program, lawmakers have signed a contract to provide new software for the DMV.
Gov. Tim Walz Launches Revamped Children's CabinetMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz is putting kids and families at the center of state government by relaunching the Children's Cabinet, which will focus on equity, results and accountability.
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.