Walz Hosts Ceremonial Signing For Bipartisan ECO Act, 'Nation-Leading Conservation Legislation'Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Tuesday championed a new bill designed to "strengthen Minnesota’s energy conservation programs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create local jobs across the state" with a ceremonial signing.
As Questions About Traffic Stop Continue, Supporters Rally Around Rep. John ThompsonProminent leaders in the social justice community are rallying in support of DFL state Rep. John Thompson.
'I Got A Ticket For Driving While Black': Video Released Showing Rep. John Thompson's Traffic StopWhere Thompson lives is part of the controversy surrounding the traffic stop, leaving some asking if he was truthful about where he was living when he filed to run for state office.
Rep. John Thompson Must Sign Form To Release Traffic Stop Video, Police SayA Minnesota state representative is speaking out about the growing controversy that followed a St. Paul traffic stop.
What Can The State Do To Combat Gun Violence?The violence this weekend continues to force the question of what cities and even the state could do to prevent more shootings.
Walz, Flanagan Announce Statewide School Tour To 'Celebrate Historic Investments In Education'Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced Sunday they will kick off a tour of schools across Minnesota this week.
MPCA Commissioner Resigns As Senate GOP Takes Steps Toward Firing Walz Cabinet MembersThe Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate opened a fight Tuesday that could lead to the firing of one or more of Democratic Gov. Tim Walz's Cabinet members. Meanwhile, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner Laura Bishop has already announced her resignation.
Gov. Walz Celebrates Budget As House Leaders Credit 'Win-Wins'Republicans blocked Democratic proposals for tax increases on the wealthy. Instead the highlight of the tax bill was $1 billion in tax cuts for businesses and workers hit by the pandemic.
Minnesota House Passes Public Safety Deal Without Some DFL Police Accountability DemandsA group of DFL lawmakers vowed to amend a public safety budget deal to include more police accountability measures left out of a final deal between leaders. But on Tuesday, they dropped their push for some of those provisions and accepted fewer, more narrow changes, paving the way for the bill to pass in time to keep government services operating.
More Than 200 Construction Projects Impacted If Transportation Budget Not Signed QuicklyThe transportation budget, which funds road projects, state patrol and more, is among several pieces of the $52 billion total in state spending that is hanging over the legislature in the final days of the fiscal year.
Iron Range Board Approves Funding For Huber Engineering Woods Mill In CohassetGov. Tim Walz said Monday one of the first hurdles has been crossed for bringing some new jobs to Minnesota's Iron Range.
Home Team: Gov. Walz, Longtime Coach Walt Weaver Back Adding Boys' VolleyballIf you want to get something significant done in life, most times it takes some perseverance and some help. Take the mission to bring high school boys' volleyball to a sanctioned sport from club status.
Special Session Starts; Extension Of Governor's Emergency Powers Renewed Another 30 DaysThe Minnesota House and Senate are starting to meet in Special Session. Lawmakers need to pass a budget before July 1 or the government shuts down.
Walz, Legislators Seek Budget Breakthroughs As Minnesota Capitol ReopensGov. Tim Walz told reporters that he’s hoping they can get the work done during a special session that he will call for Monday, which could last several days.
Gov. Walz Announces Second Vaccination Pop-Up In MSP AirportGov. Tim Walz announced a second temporary pop-up vaccination site at the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport Wednesday