State Politics

Sloane Martin
May 15, 2019 - 4:59 am
Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders are still trying to reach a budget deal but time is running short for ending the 2019 session on time. Budget talks went to past 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. Legislative leaders on both sides agree they need to reach a deal on budget targets by Wednesday afternoon...
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Capitol building in St. Paul
May 14, 2019 - 5:31 am
Time is starting to run out for Minnesota lawmakers trying to reach a compromise on a two-year budget expected to exceed $45 billion. Negotiations resumed Tuesday morning at the governor's personal office in the capitol building. On Monday, Governor Walz and state House and Senate leaders exchanged...
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Courtney of the Office of Gov. Tim Walz
Adam Carter
May 11, 2019 - 12:45 pm
It's the day anglers have been waiting for for months. The annual Governor's Fishing Opener wrapped up in Albert Lea Saturday morning -- the southern-most site in the event's 72-year history. It's the first Fishing Opener for Tim Walz, who was joined by several legislative leaders on a pontoon on...
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April 30, 2019 - 5:57 am
A massive transportation bill passed by the Minnesota House of Representatives included a top priority by Gov. Walz to raised the gas tax by 20 cents per gallon, a plan that's expected to run into strong oppostion in the GOP-controlled state Senate. The vote on Monday in the DFL-controlled House...
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