Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials from the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials from the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

House Vote on Bonding Bill Expected Tomorrow

The Minnesota House of Representatives is scheduled to reconvene at 12:00 p.m. Oct. 14 and is set to vote on a $1.36 billion bonding bill. It is unclear if the bill, which contains general obligation bonds to pay for public works projects, tax reduction provisions, and supplemental spending, will garner the three-fifths support required among House members to pass. Yesterday, all Republican members of the House Ways and Means Committee voted against sending the bill to the House floor.

Minnesota House Passes Bonding Bill

Legislature Convenes for Fifth Special Session of 2020

Today, the Minnesota Senate and the Minnesota House of Representatives convened at 12:00 p.m. for the fifth special session of 2020.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Minnesota Department of Education Commissioner Heather Mueller also participated in today’s briefing.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Walz Press Conference

This morning, Governor Walz and other state officials held a press conference allowing for high school journalists to ask questions.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials from the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Candidate Death in Minnesota Second Congressional District Moves Race to February

Revenue Commissioner to Depart Walz Administration

Governor Tim Walz today announced the departure of Cynthia Bauerly, the longest-serving Department of Revenue Commissioner in Minnesota history.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Minnesota Department of Health Press Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Commissioner Jan Malcolm, Department of Health

Legislature Convenes for Fourth Special Session

Yesterday at 12:00 p.m., both chambers of the Minnesota legislature convened for the fourth special legislative session of 2020. Governor Tim Walz called the legislature into special session as he extended the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by another 30 days.

Special Session Set for September 11

The legislature is scheduled to convene at 12:00 p.m. September 11 for the fourth special legislative session of 2020. Governor Tim Walz called the legislature into special session as he intends to extend the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by 30 days.

Walz Calls Fourth Special Session of 2020

Governor Tim Walz today announced that he will convene a special legislative session beginning on September 11, 2020. Governor Walz intends to extend the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by 30 days to ensure the state can continue to quickly and effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Special Session Expected Friday

Governor Tim Walz is expected to call the legislature back into special session on Friday as he prepares to renew his peacetime emergency powers for another 30 days.

Walz Press Conference

This afternoon, Governor Tim Walz and state health officials held a press conference urging Minnesotans to double down on efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 heading into Labor Day and the fall.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials from the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Additionally, Deputy Education Commissioner Heather Mueller joined the briefing to answer questions about the COVID-19 saliva tests for school staff.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Walz Intending to Call September Special Session

Following a tour of two St. Paul small businesses, Governor Walz held a press availability to answer questions from reporters. Many of the questions focused on the civil unrest in Minneapolis last evening. When asked about whether he would call a special session for September, Walz responded, “At this point, it’s our intention to bring them back.”

Walz Announces Plan for New COVID-19 Saliva Testing Lab in Minnesota

Today, Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan announced that Minnesota has partnered with the nation’s leading distributor of saliva testing to create plans for a new lab in Minnesota, expanding and diversifying testing capacity for Minnesotans, creating jobs, and slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Minnesota Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for MPCA Commissioner

Today, two Senate committees held a joint confirmation hearing for Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner Laura Bishop. Much of the focus of the hearing was on the Walz Administration’s drafting of new clean car rules that some Republican senators believe bypass the authority of the legislature. 

Senate Republican Caucus Press Conference

Today, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka (R-East Gull Lake) held a press conference in response to the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s decision to appeal the Public Utilities Commission’s approval of the Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace the Line 3 crude oil pipeline.

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

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