Gov. Tim Walz Announces 'Nic Zapko Day' in MinnesotaIn an official statement, Walz praised Zapko for her ability to provide ASL translation on critical information for Minnesotans.
Walz Announces Federal Disaster Declaration To Help Farmers Recover From Severe DroughtGov. Tim Walz on Wednesday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated agricultural disasters in parts of Minnesota due to extreme drought conditions during the 2020 growing season.
Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Signs Bill Allowing Beer, Wine To-GoGov. Tim Walz signed legislation Friday to allow takeout sales of beer and wine from bars and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Extends Stay-At-Home Order Until May 4Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday extended Minnesota’s stay-at-home order to early May to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus In MN: Walz Expects To Extend Stay-At-Home Through End Of AprilMinnesota has one of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the country but the state must not get complacent, Gov. Walz said Monday, as he prepared to extend a stay-at-home order that he imposed nearly two weeks ago.
Minnesota Reports 149,443 New Applications Of UnemploymentAccording to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), the amount of unemployment applications has skyrocketed to 149,443 claims since March 16.
Gov. Walz Signs Order For National Guard To Deliver Personal Protective EquipmentGov. Tim Walz authorized the Minnesota National Guard to provide assistance in transporting protective gear for health care workers as the nation faces a shortage.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Announces MN Small Businesses To Receive Federal SupportGov. Tim Walz announced Saturday that small businesses in Minnesota are now eligible to apply for disaster assistance through the Small Business Administration for economic injury during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Leaders Say Minnesota Capitol Won't Close Due To CoronavirusGov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders declined Friday to close the Minnesota Capitol, but the way lawmakers conduct business will change due to COVID-19.
Minnesota Republicans Outline Their Plans For Legislation In 2020Republicans are calling for more modest spending, a tax cut and saying no to legalizing marijuana.
Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill ProposalWe are a month away from the legislative session and Governor Tim Walz is in the midst of rolling out an ambitious agenda for projects and public works that Republicans are already saying is too expensive.
Gov. Walz Lit The Menorah On Capitol Grounds Celebrating First Night Of HanukkahOn the first night of Hanukkah, members of the Jewish community gathered for a celebration at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Gov. Walz Calls For Higher Home Care Worker Wages After Spending Day With PCAGovernor Tim Walz rolled up his sleeves to spend a day in the life of a Minnesota home care worker. The governor says the state needs to invest to allow people with disabilities to stay in their own homes.
State Leaders Announce Major Affordable Housing InitiativesState leaders have announced major initiatives to invest in affordable housing.
Walz Names Segal, Bryan To Minnesota Court Of AppealsGov. Tim Walz has appointed Minneapolis City Attorney Susan Segal and Ramsey County District Judge Jeffrey Bryan to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.