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State announces $2.5M in grants for child care providers

Child care providers in roughly a dozen communities will receive funds to help grow the supply of affordable, quality child care.

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Jan Malcolm, John Harrington to leave roles in Walz cabinet

Education Commissioner Heather Mueller also won't be seeking reappointment.

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Greater MN communities awarded over $20 million in economic development grants

Much of the grant dollars will go towards rehabilitating owner-occupied housing.

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Jesse Ventura claims Walz told him to get ready for marijuana legalization

Ventura said the governor also invited him to a future signing of the bill.

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Tim Walz re-elected as Governor of Minnesota, defeating Scott Jensen

The Associated Press called the race at 10:24 p.m.

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Frontline worker payments: Over a million Minnesotans to get $487.45

Gov. Tim Walz says the payments will start going out on Wednesday.

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Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student

The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.

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Walz hopes for investigation into judge in Feeding Our Future case

The governor said he was "speechless" by the judge's initial decision.

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Minnesota joins coalition to accelerate development of renewable hydrogen

The new coalition will pursue federal investments in renewable hydrogen technology and infrastructure.

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U of M partners with State Patrol to increase police around campus

The University of Minnesota also recently reinstated its partnership with the Minneapolis Police Department for events.

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Walz: Weekend shootings at and near State Fair likely gang-related

The governor called the ongoing violent incidents "unacceptable."

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Gunshot at State Fair happened with 'dozens' of police within 15-20 feet

Gov. Tim Walz has called for 'harsh consequences' for the shooter, whenever they are caught.

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10,000 free gun locks will be given out at Minnesota State Fair

The effort was announced by the governor's office on Tuesday.

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Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students

Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.

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Walz: Increased state law enforcement presence to stay in Twin Cities

A multi-agency effort to curb crime will go on until further notice.

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Walz loosens restrictions for workers transporting gas to combat supply concerns

The executive order will eliminate regulations that require drivers transporting gasoline, diesel, and other fuels to work within certain hours.

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No arrests made in Fourth of July chaos; Walz pledges further state help

A spokesperson with the Minneapolis Police Department said they received over 1,300 911 calls on Monday during a seven-hour period.

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Walz: Nearly 1M Minnesotans have applied for frontline worker pay

The governor noted that the checks could be smaller depending on the number of people who apply.

Walz, Jensen clash over 'extreme' abortion views

The two clashed over the topic on Tuesday, following the Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Walz wants to use surplus money to send direct payments to Minnesotans

It's a renewed effort from a previous proposal from Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan's supplemental budget in January.

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Walz, DFL, GOP reach agreement on state surplus spending

The framework deal includes spending on education, health care, human services and public safety, as well as tax cuts.