Gov. Walz Announces $23M For Expanding Rural Broadband Statewide“Fast, reliable broadband access is a critical economic development tool that improves quality of life and makes businesses in Greater Minnesota more competitive,” Walz said in a statement.
Minnetonka Company Creates Fire Suppression Systems To Keep Buses SaferThe DOT says a school bus fire happens one to two times every day in the U.S., and close to two dozen people are killed each year.
Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billion Bonding Bill ProposalGov. Tim Walz unveiled Wednesday the final part of his $2 billion bonding bill proposal.
Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill Plan With $488M For Higher EducationGov. Tim Walz revealed Monday the fourth pillar of his agenda for the bonding bill, announcing that he wants $488 million for investments in higher education.
Gov. Tim Walz Proposes Borrowing $300M For Water ProjectsThe plan targets water treatment facilities, but also claims it will improve climate resiliency by helping the state prepare for extreme weather events.
GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spending Bill 'Extreme'Democratic Gov. Tim Walz is calling it his “Local Jobs and Projects” plan. Republicans are calling it expensive.
The Dakota 38: Mankato Marks 157th Anniversary Of Largest Mass Execution In US HistoryThis still stands as the largest mass execution in U.S. history.
Gov. Walz Uses Holidays To Call Attention To Food Stamp CutsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan are using the holiday season to call attention to a Trump administration plan to cut hundreds of thousands of Americans from the federal food stamp program.
'The Inn Is Not Full In Minnesota': Gov. Walz Says State Will Keep Resettling RefugeesMinnesota has the country's largest Somali and Karen populations and the second-largest Hmong population.
3 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Killed In Black Hawk Helicopter Crash Near St. CloudGovernor Tim Walz announced Thursday night that three Army National Guard soldiers were killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in Stearns County.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison Sues Juul For 'Deception' Over Vaping ProductsGov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison have announced a lawsuit against Juul for what they call deception over its vaping products.
Walz Issues Writs Of Special Election To Fill House VacanciesGovernor Tim Walz issued writs of special election to fill vacancies in House Districts 30A and 60A prior to the 2020 legislative session.
Sensible Change Minnesota Seeks Adding Chronic Pain To Conditions OK'd For Medical MarijuanaThe program has expanded through the years, and now includes conditions like cancer, glaucoma, HIV, and epilepsy, just to name a few.
Gov. Walz Seeks Public Hearings Over Emergency Insulin ImpasseMinnesota lawmakers are expected to give an update on attempts to solve the problem of high-priced insulin.
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.