'This is going to be a hard lift': Walz outlines path to reopening the state for business
April 14, 2020
ST. PAUL - Acknowledging "a fierce urgency" to get the economy going again, Gov. Tim Walz on Monday, April 13 spelled out in his starkest terms to date a personal protective equipment-stocking, mass testing-contingency for returning to work within the state.
Until today, nearly all forward-looking statements from state officials in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak have targeted the ability to delay and absorb a coming surge of patients.