Gov. Walz Signs Bill Ending State Investments In RussiaGov. Tim Walz on Friday signed a bill to end Minnesota investments in Russia to further punish its government for invading Ukraine.
Gov. Tim Walz Signs ALS Bill Authored By Senator Fighting DiseaseSen. David Tomassoni, 69, of Chisholm, took up the cause after disclosing last year that he had ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. His case has progressed rapidly, forcing him to participate in most Senate business remotely this session.
USDA Emergency Teams To Assist In Minnesota’s Response To Bird Flu Discovered In Several FlocksGov. Tim Walz has announced that the USDA is sending an emergency response team to Minnesota to try and help contain the spread of avian bird flu.
Gov. Walz And Lt. Gov. Flanagan's Revised Budget Includes $500 Direct PaymentsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced on Thursday that the state’s revised budget proposal will include direct payments of $500 for single tax filers and $1,000 for married couples.
Gov. Walz Directs State Agencies To End Contracts With Russian EntitiesGov. Tim Walz on Friday announced he’s directing state agencies to terminate any contracts with Russian entities as the country invades Ukraine.
Number Of Names Hoping To Unseat Walz As Minnesota Governor In Double DigitsAmong the many names in the ring from the Republican Party are well-known Minnesota Sens. Paul Gazelka and Michelle Benson, former Sen. Scott Jensen, businessman Kendall Qualls, and former Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek.
Minnesota's Budget Surplus Balloons To $9.25 BillionThe updated forecast was $1.5 billion more than the whopping $7.7 billion surplus that Minnesota Management and Budget projected in December for the current two-year budget period.
'Minnesota Stands With Ukraine': Minn. Lawmakers Denounce Russian Invasion Of UkraineRussian forces have launched attacks on Ukranian bases and cities. Along with the explosions in multiple cities, Ukraine's government says Russian tanks and troops have rolled across the border.
Walz Pitches $300M Public Safety PlanThe $300 million would be invested in every city, country and tribe with a police department across the state.
Walz Meets With Mpls. Leaders, Touting Increased State Patrol PresenceNeighbors are demanding change and solutions to the rising gun violence in north Minneapolis.
'These Are Dangerous': Walz Scrutinizes No-Knock Warrants After Amir Locke KillingGov. Tim Walz says a statewide review of the use of no-knock warrants is something he supports.
WATCH: Full Interview With Gov. Tim WalzGov. Tim Walz joined Esme Murphy live on WCCO Sunday Morning to discuss the police killing of Amir Locke, the ongoing pandemic, the budget surplus and other issues on the minds of Minnesotans.
Gov. Walz To Announce Plans To Help Minnesota SchoolsState leaders are expected to lay out more support for Minnesota schools Tuesday.
Minnesota Legislature Kicks Off Session With Record SurplusHow should Minnesota lawmakers spend a $7.75 billion budget surplus? The wish-list is long.
Minnesota To Distribute 2.1 Million Free KN95 MasksNearly a third of the masks -- 650,000 -- will go to local public health agencies, while another 550,000 will go to schools, the governor's office said.