Tag Archives: Tim Walz

Dem MN Gov Restricts Ex-Gay Torture Of Minors, GOP Senate Leader Sent Own Child To Marcus Bachmann

The Minnesota Reformer reports: During a ceremonial signing on Thursday morning, DFL Gov. Tim Walz issued an executive order that will restrict so-called “conversion therapy” for minors, bypassing lawmakers in the GOP-led Senate who have blocked legislation to end the practice. The executive order is not as comprehensive as a previous DFL effort in the Legislature to outright ban the …

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Dem Minnesota Gov To Covidiots: Get Vaccinated So You’re Alive To Vote Against Me In The Next Election

“My message to folks is there’s a lot of good reasons to get vaccinated, but for some of them, you know, if you need another one, go get vaccinated so you’re alive to vote against me in the next election. “I don’t care. I just want to get it done. It’s not assuming these people are hesitant, they’re ideologically opposed. …

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MN Gov To Close Bars And Restaurants For Four Weeks

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Gov. Tim Walz will impose new restrictions on bars, restaurants and fitness centers starting Friday, closing them down to the public for four weeks as COVID-19 cases surge across the state. Bars and restaurants will still be allowed to offer takeout services during that time. The new restrictions will also include a temporary pause on youth …

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GOP Lawmakers To Sue MN Gov Over Mask Mandate

The Minnesota Pioneer Press reports: A group of Republican lawmakers and voters on Tuesday said it plans to bring a federal lawsuit against the Walz administration contending the governor’s mandate of face masks in public places, including polling places, violates state law and Minnesotans’ constitutional rights. A handful of voters along with the watchdog Minnesota Voters Alliance brought the action …

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Dem Minnesota Gov Issues Statewide Mask Mandate

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Gov. Tim Walz announced a statewide mandate Wednesday requiring Minnesotans to wear face masks in stores, public buildings and other places where people gather indoors, a dramatic extension of his emergency powers in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic that still appears on the upswing in many states. The new rules takes effect Saturday and would …

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz: Human Rights Complaint Has Been Filed Against The Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: The state of Minnesota filed a human rights complaint Tuesday against the Minneapolis Police Department in the death of George Floyd by an officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for minutes, even after he stopped moving. Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced the filing at a news conference …

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Minnesota Governor Mobilizes National Guard [VIDEO]

Minneapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: Gov. Walz has called for the full mobilization of the Minnesota National Guard. Minneapolis Mayor Frey in a media briefing said that many protesters are from out of state. St. Paul Mayor Carter in the same media briefing said that all protesters arrested Friday night in to Saturday morning are from out of state. Gov. …

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Minnesota Gov Issues Two-Week “Stay At Home” Order

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Gov. Tim Walz issued an executive order Wednesday asking Minnesotans to stay in their homes unless absolutely necessary, his most dramatic executive action to date to try and slow the growing coronavirus pandemic across the state. The “stay-at-home” order, beginning at midnight Friday, is based on models developed by the Minnesota Department of Health and the …

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MINNESOTA: Gov Classifies Grocery Store Workers As Emergency Personnel, Move Gets Them Free Child Care

NBC News reports: Minnesota has classified grocery store workers as emergency personnel, allowing them to access free child care provided by the state. As people continue to practice social distancing and restaurants and bars remain closed, grocery store workers have essentially become first responders to the crisis, making sure everybody stays fed. For this reason, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz added …

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Minnesota Repeals Marital Rape Exception Law [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Thursday signed a law that repeals the state’s marital rape exception, which protected rapists against prosecution if they lived and had an ongoing sexual relationship with the victim. Walz, a Democrat, signed the bill in St. Paul, saying that the “reprehensible exception should never have been part of our criminal statutes.” The legislation …

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