Category Archives: Gov. Tim Walz

Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff through June 4 for Virginia Beach shooting victims

In accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump, Gov. Tim Walz has directed all flags at state buildings in Minnesota from now to sunset on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, be flown at half-staff as a sign of respect … Continue reading

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Education commissioner to host listening tour April 15-18 for governor’s education budget

Tour stops include Fairmont, Deer River, Grand Rapids, Marshall, Montevideo, New Ulm, Owatonna and Willmar Source: Minnesota Department of Education During the legislative break, Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker will host a statewide listening tour to promote Gov. Tim Walz’s proposed education budget. … Continue reading

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Gov. Walz calls for additional education funding in state budget proposal

Education spending was prioritized in Gov. Tim Walz’s Budget for One Minnesota unveiled today. In total, Gov. Walz’s state budget proposal represents an investment of $733 million in additional pre-K through grade 12 education funding over the next two years, and … Continue reading

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