Gov Tim Walz

Governor Tim Walz

Gov. Walz to give State of the State address on Sunday

The annual address was rescheduled after the governor was exposed to COVID-19.

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Gov. Walz releases revised budget proposal, here's what's in it

Walz unveiled his revised budget Thursday, after the state projected a $1.6 billion budget surplus.

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Walz surprises sign language interpreter by declaring March 9 'Nic Zapko Day'

Walz said Zapko is "by far the most popular person on this podium and the most well-known."

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Walz: New COVID vaccine 'accelerates' state's vaccine rollout timeline

The governor said Wednesday the state will "significantly beat" its goal to vaccinate 70% of people 65 and older by the end of March.

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Walz says state will soon announce next COVID vaccine priority groups

In a "short time," the governor expects to be able to give all Minnesotans an approximate date for when they'll be able to get the vaccine.

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Minnesota launches website to connect people with latest COVID vaccine information

The website will alert you when you're eligible to make a vaccine appointment.

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COVID: Walz reportedly set to make major schools announcement

The announcement could come as early as Wednesday.

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Charges: Bar owner, employee served underage drinkers during shutdown

The bar hosted 20-30 people on Dec. 4, 2020, charges say.

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Gov. Walz announces education plan aimed at eliminating disparities

The plan covers seven categories, including closing the racial education gap and improving opportunities in rural Minnesota

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DPS Commissioner: No credible threats to state Capitol, but ready if something arises

Local and state law enforcement officials have a plan in case a threat arises.

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Walz to hold press conference on MN State Capitol safety concerns

This comes amid ongoing threats to state Capitols across the country.

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MN GOP calls for peace during transition to Biden administration

"It's time for our country to move forward and work together as Americans," the GOP chairwoman said.

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MN House Republicans condemn violence in DC, rhetoric in St. Paul

"Those who made threats of violence at the rally in St. Paul should be investigated and held accountable," the letter states.

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Bars, restaurants allowed to reopen for indoor dining Monday

Party sizes will be limited and reservations are required.

Alibi Drinkery in Lakeville.

Judge: Alibi Drinkery will be fined $3K for every day it stays open

The Lakeville bar reopened in mid-December and has been the subject of several actions by the state for defying orders.

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Gov. Walz offers pathway to 'wind-down' his emergency powers

"I recognize our shared interest in finding a pathway ... to ensure an orderly end of the peacetime emergency when it is no longer needed," Walz writes.

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Gov. Walz: Americans need to stand together after 'attempted insurrection' at U.S. Capitol

Walz and others blame President Donald Trump for inciting the mob to attack democracy.