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Minnesota and six other states form agreement on the approach to reopen their economies

Governor Walz announced last week that he and the governors of six other Midwestern states will coordinate to reopen the economies of the Midwest. Minnesota, along with Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky have current stay-at-home orders in place… Read More »Minnesota and six other states form agreement on the approach to reopen their economies

Current housing crisis highlights need for more extensive rent and mortgage moratorium

Governor Walz issued an executive order last month to suspend evictions and foreclosures amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As the debt of foregone rent and mortgage payments continues to grow along with the number of Minnesotans experiencing unemployment, the need is… Read More »Current housing crisis highlights need for more extensive rent and mortgage moratorium

Resorts, campgrounds were never closed under the Stay-at-Home order, says Walz administration

Many Minnesotans have been seeking clarity on the status of Minnesota’s numerous resorts, asking the Walz administration to allow them to reopen. Clarification came from the administration this week, stating that resorts were never actually closed under the Executive Order,… Read More »Resorts, campgrounds were never closed under the Stay-at-Home order, says Walz administration

Education committee hears non- COVID bills; ignores school budget and employee pay bills

The E-12 Education Committee this week heard two non-COVID related bills, ignoring legislation that would address school budget concerns and hourly worker pay during the pandemic crisis. The two bills heard would help address vaping concerns in Minnesota schools. However,… Read More »Education committee hears non- COVID bills; ignores school budget and employee pay bills