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Governor Walz Brings Legislators Back for 5th Special Session

The Minnesota State Legislature has reconvened in St. Paul for a special session to extend Governor Walz’s Peacetime Emergency Powers for another 30 days. This is the fifth time since the pandemic began in March he has issued an executive order extending those powers. Each time he issues the order, the Governor is required to…
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October 13, 2020 0

5th Special Session underway

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/13/20) (St. Paul, MN) — Governor Tim Walz called State Legislators back to the Capitol on Monday for a 5th Special Session to extend his COVID-19 emergency powers. Speaker Melissa Hortman says it’s important to uphold the Governor’s peacetime emergency. Speaker Hortman says the House will consider a jobs and local…
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October 13, 2020 0