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Minn. Legislature to shift to remote working, will address new coronavirus response Monday

 

March 16, 2020

Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, left, discusses how the state is preparing for COVID-19, the coronavirus sweeping the globe, during a news conference with Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday, March 2, 2020. Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press

ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature is set to shift its working procedures to allow for more remote working options amid the spread of the coronavirus, legislative leaders announced Sunday, March 15.

In a statement, House Speaker Melissa Hortman, D-Brooklyn Park, House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-East Gull Lake, and Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent, D-Woodbury, said lawmakers would boost telework efforts, increase social distancing and cleaning at the Capitol and attempt to limit large gatherings.

https://www.rivertowns.net/news/government-and-politics/5000443-Minn.-Legislature-to-shift-to-remote-working-will-address-new-coronavirus-response-Monday

 

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