Walz: Asian trade trip earned ‘momentum,’ no new jobs deals

Gov. Tim Walz returned from a six-day trade trip to Japan and South Korea this week without a new jobs deal to announce, but the first-term Democratic governor said his visit earned Minnesota some momentum in a race against other Midwestern states.

Walz signs first bills, OKs millions for MNLARS

Gov. Tim Walz, House Democrats and Senate Republicans cheered as Walz signed his first bills into law Tuesday, spending millions of dollars for Minnesota’s beleaguered vehicle registration system that has already cost taxpayers $100 million.