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December 11, 2019
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Walz creates Council on an Age Friendly Minnesota
December 11, 2019 - 6:06pm
December 9, 2019
Homes along a dirt road east of Pierre, S.D., were spotted with law signs announcing a new rural broadband network by Venture Communications Cooperative thanks to a $5 million state-funded grant initiative on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
Thune, Klobuchar urge FCC to prioritize 'sustainable' rural broadband in $20.4 billion initiative
December 9, 2019 - 5:34pm
December 5, 2019
Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans on Thursday, Dec. 5 revealed that Minnesota is expected to see a $1.3 billion surplus in Fiscal Year 2020-21, according to most recent projections. As the 2020 legislative session approaches, Democrats and Republicans will debate whether the extra cash means the state should pass a larger bonding bill, or smaller. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
Minnesota projected to see $1.3 billion surplus thanks to increased revenues, spending cuts
December 5, 2019 - 10:00am
December 4, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz, flanked by health officials and high school students, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, announced the state would sue Juul Labs for deceptive practices in marketing vaping products. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues Juul over ads targeting teens, 'fraudulent' practices
December 4, 2019 - 11:38am
December 2, 2019
About 2,000 youth protesters marched to the Minnesota Capitol on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, as part of a global effort to press for solutions to climate change. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
'Time of waiting' over: Walz orders new state subcabinet, advisory council on climate change
December 2, 2019 - 5:08pm
Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Jodi Harpstead on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, gave state lawmakers an update about her first three months at the helm of the Department of Human Services. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
After 'viral' problems at DHS, commissioner highlights solutions, steps forward
December 2, 2019 - 3:38pm
November 14, 2019
Minnesota Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Vernon Center, speaks to a trio of state agency heads at a hearing in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
GOP senators threaten to hold up confirmation hearings over frustration with Walz
November 14, 2019 - 4:34pm
November 12, 2019
Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Coach P.J. Fleck on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, held up the winning game ball from Saturday's upset of Penn State before handing the ball to Gov. Tim Walz. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
After Gophers' upset of Penn State, Fleck offers a handoff and a thank-you to fans
November 12, 2019 - 5:05pm
November 11, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, addressed hundreds of veterans and their family members at a Veterans Day event in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota officials highlight veterans' sacrifice, promise their support at Veterans Day event
November 11, 2019 - 2:10pm
November 7, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, spoke with reporters in Minneapolis about his request to get federal disaster assistance for farmers in Northwest Minnesota following a trying harvest. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Serviceplay button
Walz asks for emergency assistance for northwest Minnesota farmers
November 7, 2019 - 12:53pm
November 1, 2019
Nora Slawik was appointed chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council as Governor-elect Tim Walz announced his appointments for Department heads in St. Paul, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Second Minnesota cabinet member steps down, cites demands causing health issues
November 1, 2019 - 8:00pm
Minnesota Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, showed lawmakers an organizational chart of the state Department of Human Services as he shared findings of dysfunction at the agency. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Here's what we know about DHS' $29M mistaken payments to 2 tribes
November 1, 2019 - 12:48pm
October 29, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, center, discusses the historic wet harvest with industry leaders and officials at the USDA office in East Grand Forks on Tuesday, Oct. 29. From left, Rep. Dan Fabian, Joe Kelly, HSEM, Commissioner Thom Petersen, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and East Grand Forks Mayor Steve Gander listen in. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Farmers tell Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz about harvest woes
October 29, 2019 - 10:40pm
October 21, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Peggy Flanagan on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, spoke with reporters at the Capitol following a ceremonial bill signing. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz to ask Minn. students to weigh in on vaping during school visits
October 21, 2019 - 5:24pm
October 18, 2019
State Sen. Eric Pratt, R-Prior Lake, along with Gov. Tim Walz, left, and state Rep. Michael Howard, D-Richfield, right, spoke with reporters at the Capitol on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, after they met to discuss emergency insulin legislation. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
After legislative logjam, affordable insulin plans to move forward
October 18, 2019 - 2:12pm