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Senator Johnson Statement on Legislature Ending Governor Walz’s Emergency Powers


Early this morning a bipartisan coalition of members of both the House and Senate successfully voted to terminate Governor Tim Walz’s emergency powers effective July 1st at 11:59pm. The Governor has held the powers for over 15 months and has controversially used them to shutdown businesses, restrict public gatherings, and issue a statewide mask mandate. Senator Mark Johnson (R-East Grand Forks) voted to end the Governor’s extraordinary powers

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