Deputy DOC Commissioner Sarah Walker ResignsA top administrator has resigned from the Minnesota Department of Corrections, the latest incidence of turnover in Gov. Tim Walz's administration.
'A New Leader Is Necessary': Commissioner Lourey Latest To Leave In DHS ShakeupHuman Services Commissioner Tony Lourey resigned abruptly Monday as head of Minnesota's largest state agency, just days after his two deputy commissioners quit with no public explanation.
Gov. Tim Walz Tours Flash Flood Damage In Southern MinnesotaTwo weeks ago, heavy rain caused flash flooding throughout southern Minnesota. One of the hardest hit areas was Byron, where dozens of cowers were swept down the Zumbro River.
Funeral Held Tuesday For Pilot In Brainerd Helicopter CrashGov. Tim Walz has ordered flags at half-staff Tuesday in honor of Tim McDonald, the pilot killed in a medical helicopter crash last month.
Gov. Walz Signs Order To Ease Fuel Delivery Amid Gas ShortageCiting a fuel shortage in the state of Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz has issued an emergency executive order that lifts some restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles who are providing direct assistance to relief efforts by delivering gasoline, diesel fuel or fuel oil.
Gov. Tim Walz Criticizes DFL Official For 'Murder Boat' RemarkGov. Tim Walz is criticizing a Minnesota Democratic party official for describing a Navy ship as a "murder boat."
Gov. Tim Walz To Release More Daily Details, But Not Full CalendarThe state's public records law narrowly defines what information about government employees is public. An employee's calendar is not within that narrow scope.
Gov. Walz Open To Special Session To Address Insulin CostsGov. Tim Walz says he's open to calling a special session to help diabetics who can't afford the cost of insulin, but lawmakers must first work out a deal.
'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.
Metro Transit Debuts Electric C Line Bus, Providing Connection For Underserved North MinneapolisA transportation project that has been in the works for years is now a reality.
Gov. Walz Challenges Students On Summer Break To Go Camping This WeekendThursday marked the last day of school for many students across Minnesota, and as they face the first weekend of summer break, Gov. Tim Walz has a challenge for them: Get outside and go camping.
Gov. Tim Walz Signs 13 Budget Bills Into LawIn a special session last week, Gov. Tim Walz signed 13 budgets bills into law passed by the Minnesota State Legislature.
Gov. Tim Walz Signs $20 Billion Education Budget BillWalz, a former teacher, says he is "proud to sign this bill to increase our investment in Minnesota's children and improve our schools."
Walz Requests Federal Disaster Declaration For Winter-Spring StormsOfficials say flooding, blizzards and strong winds from mid-March to late April caused damage totaling $39 million -- well above the $8 million threshold required for a federal declaration.
It Was Messy, But Gov. Tim Walz & Lawmakers Found A Way To Finish The 2019 Session The finish was messy and long negotiations behind closed doors stirred up indignation, but Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota legislative leaders found a way to work together for deals on taxes, spending and policy to finish the essential work of the 2019 session.