Fountain Lake Selected For Governor's Fishing OpenerGov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan will head down to Albert Lea for this year's fishing opener.
Walz Names Chris Taylor As Minnesota's Chief Inclusion OfficerGov. Tim Walz has named a chief inclusion officer for state government, tapping Chris Taylor from the Minnesota Historical Society for the job.
Minn. Graduation Rates Reach 'Historic' Levels; Achievement Gap ReducedThe Minnesota Department of Education says more seniors graduated from high school in 2018 than ever before.
Walz, Flanagan Propose ‘Historic’ Education InvestmentsGov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan are proposing what they call “historic” investments in students and the future.
'We Must Take Immediate Action': Walz, Flanagan Propose 100 Percent Clean Energy In Minn. By 2050Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan say immediate action is needed to combat the threat of climate change and on Monday unveiled a proposal to lead Minnesota to 100 percent clean energy.
Minnesota Democratic Lawmakers Make Statements With State Of The Union GuestsPresident Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night -- the second of his presidency.
Tim Walz Takes Oath As Minnesota's 41st GovernorIn his inaugural address, Walz promised to represent all Minnesotans and unite the state at a time of deep political divisions, especially in Washington.
Big Changes Could Be Coming For Paid Family, Sick Leave In MinnesotaMinnesota legislative leaders say there could be a major change when it comes to paid family and sick leave policies. That message comes as Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka says he would like to see relief for families burdened by high child-care costs.
Walz Begins Transition To Minnesota GovernorHe visited the state Capitol Thursday with Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan and his wife, Gwen Walz, to open a transition office.
Minnesotans Will Likely Have Their 1st Native American Lt. Gov.Both candidates running for governor, Walz and Johnson, have a running mate that could be Minnesota's first indigenous lieutenant governor.
Lt. Gov. Candidates Weigh In On Allegations Against Rick NolanWith just over two weeks until the Aug. 14 primary, it remains unclear what impact the #MeToo charges against a former staffer of one of the candidates for lieutenant governor will have on the governor’s race.
Prepping Gubernatorial Run, Walz Touts Changed Views On Gun ControlThe election for Minnesota governor may be 13 months away but the tragic events in Las Vegas are already affecting the debate among some candidates.
Walz Taps Running Mate For 2018 Gubernatorial BidWalz named state Rep. Peggy Flanagan to his ticket late Thursday night.
Politicians Respond To Fatal Shooting Of Philando CastileIn the hours following the fatal officer-involved shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile, several politicians took to social media to share their reactions.
Worker: Minimum Wage Bump Is 'A Big Deal'Friday marked the first time in 10 years that Minnesotans got a minimum wage increase. The state's minimum wage for large employers is now $8 an hour.