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Some Democrats have been vocal in opposing projectiles and tear gas deployed against protesters.
Top Democrats say the powers are needed as the state distributes doses of the vaccine.
Walz plans to extend emergency powers for another 30 days on Wednesday, citing the need for continued vigilance.
More women are in the Legislature than ever before, and changing it: They're using strength in numbers to push issues that sat stagnant for years in the male-dominated Capitol.
The divided Legislature has just a few weeks to pass a two-year state budget and try to strike a deal on other key policy issues.
A proposal moving in the House would broadly overhaul the state's criminal sexual conduct laws.
Millions of dollars will flow directly to Minnesota's 11 tribal nations to offset lost revenue when they closed their enterprises during the pandemic, and to boost vaccination efforts and increase testing.
Details are scant so far on how much the state could get if the $2.3 trillion package passes Congress.
A recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision renewed calls for legislative action.
The first-term governor warned Minnesotans to get vaccinated and stay vigilant as cases start to rise again, spurred in part by more infectious variants of the virus