Governor Walz

Senator Hauschild and Rep Lislegard Applaud Support for Rural Emergency Medical Services in Governor’s Supplemental Budget

St. Paul, Minn. – On Monday, Governor Tim Walz released his supplemental budget proposal for the 2024 Legislative Session, including proposals to address the crisis facing rural emergency medical services (EMS) in Minnesota.  “I’m grateful that Governor Walz recognizes the… Read More »Senator Hauschild and Rep Lislegard Applaud Support for Rural Emergency Medical Services in Governor’s Supplemental Budget

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Says Sen. Heather Gustafson’s School Meals Bill Is Now Law

“Lunch Box Tax Cut” Will Help Students Learn, Keep Money in Pockets of MN Families

 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) released the following statement today after the Governor signed into law Senator Heather Gustafson’s (DFL-Vadnais Heights) and Rep. Sydney Jordan (DFL-Minneapolis) bill providing free school breakfast and lunch for all Minnesota students:

Governor Signs Into Law Sen. Foung Hawj’s Bill to Ensure Proper Transfer of State Lands Action Comes One Day after Unanimous Senate Passage

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senator Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul), said today that the Governor has signed into law  his bipartisan bill to ensure that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has the authority to properly transfer Minnesota county and state lands, including tax-forfeited lands.  The measure passed the Senate unanimously on Monday.

Governor Walz to Deploy National Guard to Assist Clay County With Severe Blizzard Conditions

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Today, Governor Tim Walz deployed the National Guard to Clay County to assist motorists and residents amidst blizzard conditions. The severe weather has resulted in school and highway closures — including a stretch of I-94 between Moorhead and Fergus Falls. In response, Senator Rob Kupec (DFL-Moorhead), released the following statement: