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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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August 09, 2019 - 5:51 am
The state of Minnesota has signed a $33.9-million contract with an outside vendor to replace its troubled vehicle licensing and registration system, known as MNLARS. Gov. Walz says the contract to replace Minnesota Licensing and Registration System goes to Fast Enterprises, which has successfully...
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August 06, 2019 - 9:51 am
Senate Republican leader Paul Gazelka says it's up to committee chairs to begin discussions of gun safety laws. Gov. Walz is calling on the GOP to add what he calls "common sense" gun laws to hearings that begin at the capitol later this month. "I put out some suggestions dealing with access to...
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July 09, 2019 - 10:46 am
Governor Walz says Minnesota farmers are appreciative of federal money they're receiving as compensation for income lost in the trade war with China, but they're also telling him that they'd rather sell their products. "I recognize this as a safety net, it's needed," Walz told Dave Lee on the WCCO...
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July 09, 2019 - 6:26 am
Funeral services are Tuesday morning in Lakeville for the medical helicopter pilot killed when the craft went down near Brainerd last month. Tim McDonald was a pilot for North Memorial Hospital for four years after serving in the US Army. In a proclimation, Governor Walz has ordered flags at state...
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Susie Jones
June 12, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The high cost of insulin was the topic of a roundtable discussion at the Office of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Wednesday.  The Governor invited insulin advocates and others to talk about what to do about it.  A bi-partisan bill that would have set up an emergency fund to help those who can't pay...
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