The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.
The governor said there should also be "consistent" COVID mitigation requirements for schools.
It would replace the governor's executive order that has been in place during the pandemic.
After disagreeing on how long unemployment benefits should last, it appears lawmakers have reached a deal.
The Legislature will return on Monday.
It comes as the COVID-19 crisis escalates.
The peacetime emergency will be extended for a sixth time.
Rep. Mary Franson on Monday called for an end to the governor's powers, questioning things like the statewide mask mandate.
The move came as the legislature began its fourth special session.
The Minnesota Legislature will convene for its fourth special session on Sept. 11.
Gov. Tim Walz has called a special session that starts Monday.
Lawmakers failed to agree on other critical legislation as well.
House leaders say the Senate's bills don't do enough to enact systemic change.
He'll now retain his powers through July 13.
Gov. Walz wants to focus on police reform.
The House and the Senate had to burn the midnight oil to hammer out the $48 billion spending bill.