Tim Walz

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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Governor Walz gets ready to fish
Adam Carter
May 10, 2019 - 5:00 am
It's usually "up north" for the Minnesota fishing opener, but not this year. In fact, if this year's Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener were held any further south, it would be the Iowa fishing opener. Albert Lea hosts the event this year, which will be the first for Governor Tim Walz. "I would be...
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May 07, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Budget talks will resume at the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday afternoon, amid rising tensions among those involved. Governor Tim Walz, House Speaker Melissa Hortman, and Senate Majority leader Paul Gazelka failed to come to an agreement after ten hours of meeting on Monday. Speaker Hortman let...
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May 02, 2019 - 8:50 am
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz says the state should pull the plug on the troubled vehicle registration system known as MNLARS and replace it with commercial software used by other states. Thursday on the Morning News with Dave Lee , Walz said that the system is unacceptable. "It's been a program that...
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Sloane Martin
April 24, 2019 - 4:20 am
The Tim Walz cabinet is complete as of Tuesday, with the introduction of a Chief Inclusion Officer. Started under his predecessor, the Chief Inclusion Officer isn't actually hiring people within state government to increase diversity or agreeing to state government contracts with diverse businesses...
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March 27, 2019 - 6:31 am
Minnesota farmers are having a hard time making ends meet with 34 percent of those surveyed in a recent poll reporting they lost money last year. The University of Minnesota Extension and Minnesota State tracked the past 23 years of data and found, after adjusting for inflation, Minnesota farms in...
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