Category: Minnesota

Governor Tim Walz Statement on Death of Child Due to COVID-19

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today released the following statement following news that a child under the age…

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Governor Walz Signs Bill Extending Protections for First Responders, Workers on Front Lines of COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz today signed Chapter 12, HF 2253 into law, extending workers’ compensation eligibility for emergency first responders and…

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State Launches Direct Scheduling for State Vaccination Sites

Today, Governor Tim Walz announced that Minnesotans can now use the Vaccine Connector to directly schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments at…

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Governor Walz Calls for Moment of Silence for Daunte Wright

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz issued a proclamation today asking Minnesotans to spend two minutes in silence to…

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Governor Tim Walz Statement on Department of Justice Investigation

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s…

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Walz-Flanagan Administration and Partners Launch Mobile Vaccination Units to Increase Equitable Access to Vaccines

[ST. PAUL, MN] – The Walz-Flanagan Administration announced the launch of mobile vaccination units this week to provide COVID-19 vaccinations…

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Governor Tim Walz Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today released the following statement in response to the verdict reached in the…

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Governor Walz Requests Assistance from Additional States in Advance of Chauvin Trial Verdict

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today issued a request under the federal Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) to…

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Governor Walz Statement on the Death of Vice President Walter Mondale

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today released the following statement on the death of Vice President Walter Mondale:…

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Governor Walz Appoints Grace Arnold as Commissioner of Department of Commerce

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today appointed Grace Arnold as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Arnold’s…

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Governor Walz Announces $135 Million in Federal Funding to Support Child Care in Minnesota

Funding will support providers and improve access to child care for families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic [ST. PAUL, MN]…

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Governor Walz Extends Peacetime Emergency

[ST. PAUL, MN] – As Minnesota continues to ramp up vaccination distribution and monitor new variants of COVID-19, Governor Tim…

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Walz, Flanagan Announce Appointments

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced the following appointments to the Statewide…

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Governor Walz Implements Temporary Nighttime Curfew

7:00 PM curfew in place Monday night for Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey, and Dakota counties [ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim…

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