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WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 10, 2020 - 5:59 am
Gov. Walz on Friday reveals part two of the bonding proposals he'll present to lawmakers when the Minnesota legislative session starts in a little more than a month. The topic this time is water quality, after Walz on Thursday proposed borrowing $276 million to invest in safe and affordable housing...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 24, 2019 - 6:35 am
There are new leaders for Minnesota's Metropolitan Council and Fire Marshal's office. Former MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle was appointed Monday by Governor Walz to take the reins of the Met Council, the Twin Cities' regional transit agency, starting in January. "The Council serves the critical...
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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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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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