Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed a bill to allocate $330 million in COVID-19 aid in Minnesota.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers says he wants legislators to act quickly to send all registered voters get an absentee ballot for the April 7 spring election and allow local clerks time to count them.
Gov. Tony Evers on Friday ordered the temporary suspension of all evictions and foreclosures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Evictions can proceed if not doing so will put a person in immediate threat of physical harm.
The Minnesota Legislature has passed a $330 million package to aid in the fight against COVID-19. Gov. Tim Walz praised the Legislature for doing "Herculean work" in an "incredibly bipartisan manner."
The longest-serving legislator in the United States, Wisconsin state Sen. Fred Risser announced he won't seek re-election this fall. He's 92 years old and in his 64th year as a Wisconsin legislator.
Gov. Tony Evers has decided to close the state Capitol building in Madison. The building will remain closed indefinitely, although DOA officials said they would reopen it if the state Legislature or the state Supreme Court decides to convene.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar says her husband, John Bessler, has been released from the hospital and is recovering from the coronavirus at home. He had been hospitalized with pneumonia and low oxygen.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a "stay at home" order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The governor's order will limit movement beyond the home for two weeks beginning Friday night.