For all the secrecy and speculation that typically surrounds the search for a vice presidential candidate, the decision rarely sways an election. But ahead of Joe Biden’s imminent announcement, this year could be different.
A news release from Walz’s office said Walz “intends to extend the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by 30 days to ensure the state can continue to quickly and effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The order excludes automatic restoration for more serious crimes, such as murder, requiring those people to seek individual restoration but does not require repayment of victim restitution before they could vote.
Sen. Tina Smith wrote a letter to government officials on Friday demanding accessible, comprehensive and culturally competent mental health care and related services for Native American and Alaska Native youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack says he’s “deeply concerned” about a report showing that the first known coronavirus outbreak at an Iowa meatpacking plant was far more severe than the state publicly acknowledged.
The answer to whether Americans will see a second stimulus package remains uncertain, but Smith said her work is to ensure that businesses that were passed up for economic aid would see that expansive funding in the second round.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Monday he has joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that blocks international students from studying in the U.S.
"They wear a mask when they come in, they walk to where they are going to work out and then they can take the mask off. When they are done working out they put it back on and wear it heading outside the building."
If the coronavirus persists and Pate wants to mail ballot applications to voters before the November election, the measure that Reynolds signed would require approval of the Republican-run legislature.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) advised the Senate Agriculture Committee to help farmers identify conservation techniques that would have the greatest benefit for the climate and farmers’ bottom lines Wednesday.