State Politics

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WCCO Radio Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 5:43 am
Gov. Walz is visiting schools in Minnesota this week for a listening tour on teen vaping. The governor has stop scheduled at schools in Hopkins, St. Cloud, and Faribault following a recent survey that shows teen vaping has skyrocketed since the school year began . "This is clearly meant to addict...
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University of Minnesota
WCCO Radio Newsroom
September 20, 2019 - 6:34 am
Joan Gabel was officially inaugrated on Friday at the 17th president in the history of the University of Minnesota inauguration at McNamara Alumni Center. The ceremony at the McNamara Alumni Center and included remarks from Governor Walz before Gabel gave her inauguration address at Northrup...
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Marianne Turnbull poses Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in her St. Paul, Minn. home. She used to be a clinical social worker for the St. Paul Public Schools but had to retire in 2015 after she was diagnosed. She has stage IV ovarian cancer and will be among the people testifying Wednesday, September 11, before the Minnesota House Health and Human Services Policy Committee in a public hearing in support of the End-of-Life Option Act. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 10, 2019 - 12:56 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman with terminal cancer will tell her story Wednesday before a Minnesota House committee considering a bill that would allow adults with less than six months to live to obtain medication to end their lives on their own terms. The bill is patterned after an Oregon law that...
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WCCO Radio/Mark Freie
August 12, 2019 - 6:47 am
Governor Walz Monday introduced Lutheran Social Services CEO Jodi Harpstead to lead the Department of Human Services. "She's clearly a leader," said Walz during a press conference at the state capitol. "She's known for building teams." Political analyst Blois Olson reported on the appointment...
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