December 11, 2020 •
Minnesota Legislature’s Seventh Special Session Begins December 14
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called the seventh special session of the Legislature beginning December 14.
This session will focus on extending the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by 30 days.
Additionally, Walz will urge lawmakers to pass a COVID-19 relief package for small businesses, workers, and families.
Walz is obligated by law to call a special session for the Legislature to approve the extension of his emergency rule-making powers in response to the pandemic.
The Legislature will, then, determine the length of the session.
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