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Governor Walz issues his first ever veto in favor of Uber...

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Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have mandated higher pay and job security for Lyft and Uber drivers in Minnesota,...

Dr. Stephanie Burrage appointed as Minnesota’s first chief equity officer

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, March 29, announced the appointment of Dr. Stephanie Burrage as the state’s first chief equity officer. She is...

Minnesota Gov. Walz signs ‘Driver’s Licenses for All’ bill into law

For the first time in nearly 20 years, undocumented immigrants in Minnesota will be able to obtain state-issued driver’s licenses. Community leaders and elected officials...

Gov. Walz signs law making Juneteenth a state holiday

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Gov. Tim Walz signed legislation Friday making Juneteenth a state holiday, enabling Minnesota to join 24 other states and the District of Columbia that...

Gov. Walz Cabinet: Cunningham and Jett named as commissioners

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Gov. Tim Walz chose an ex-police chief Wednesday to be Minnesota’s top cop and picked one of the Legislature’s top tax experts as his...

Minnesota offering more free COVID-19 at-home tests

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In advance of the holidays, Gov. Walz on Tuesday announced a new round of free COVID-19 at-home tests for Minnesotans as state officials urges...

‘Hero’ checks applications now open for Minnesota pandemic workers

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Minnesota’s online portal to apply for “hero pay” went live on Thursday (June 9) to accept applications from workers who stayed on the job...

Full transcript of Gov. Walz’s remarks for his State of the...

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Good evening. Madam Speaker, and Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Mr. President, and Members of the Minnesota Senate. Madam Chief Justice, Distinguished Members...

Minnesota infectious disease director Kris Ehresmann announces retirement

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Minnesota Department of Health Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann announced Thursday that she will retire Feb. 2 after 30 years at the department. She...

Top African immigrant in Minnesota state government departing to join Biden...

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After three years leading Gov. Walz’s efforts in providing resources and training to Minnesota workers and businesses as deputy commissioner in the state’s economic...

Brainerd facility to serve as alternative care site as COVID-19 cases...

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Governor Walz on Wednesday announced a second skilled-nursing facility, Good Samaritan Society – Bethany in Brainerd, would act an alternative care site as part...