Smith, Flanagan Call To Reactivate Violence Against Women Act, Focus On Reducing Violence Against Indigenous WomenLt. Governor Peggy Flanagan joined Senator Tina Smith as she called for the reactivation of the Violence Against Women Act in Congress.
Data On Minnesota Child Well-Being Shows Improvement, But Achievement Gaps RemainState child advocates have released new data on the well-being of Minnesota's children. The data showed some improvements, such as a drop in poverty. But an achievement gap persists.
'It Is Completely Outrageous': Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Says Redskins Team Name Is Racist"The term comes from the scalps ... where people were essentially paid a bounty in cash for the scalps of Native American men, women and children," Flanagan said.
'We're Not Invisible': Minnesota Among Handful Of States Honoring Indigenous Peoples' Day, Not Columbus DayFrom Minnesota to Vermont, at least five states and Washington, D.C., have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans, though the federal Columbus Day remains in place.
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Addresses Veteran SuicideFlanagan addressed the public Saturday, talking about ways to prevent tragedies veterans and their families face (4:13). WCCO 4 News at 6 -- Oct. 5, 2019
'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.
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan EngagedLt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced she's engaged to former Minnesota Public Radio news reporter Tom Weber.
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.
'It's Not An Optional Medication': Advocates, Gov. Tim Walz Discuss High Price Of InsulinThe 2019 legislative session ended without lawmakers taking action on the high price of insulin.
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.