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Gov. Tim Walz
Senate Judiciary has unanimously approved a bill to curb the governor’s powers to enhance criminal penalties from misdemeanors to gross misdemeanors for executive order violations. In this photo, Gov. Tim Walz takes off his University of Minnesota cloth face mask to answer a question during a press conference for reporters not in the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday at the Department of Revenue building in St. Paul. (Star Tribune via AP)

Capitol Retort: Session priorities; enhanced penalties; voir dear

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About Kevin Featherly

Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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