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Kurt Daudt
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, said his bill would end the governor’s ability to use peacetime emergency powers indefinitely during a future pandemic. Instead, Daudt would offer the governor limited powers over a finite period “to respond to a public health situation like a pandemic.” (Image courtesy of House Public Information Services)

Panel mulls bills to curb power of governor in emergency

The House committee tasked with finding ways to curb the governor’s emergency powers seems to be making gradual progress, according to a key GOP member.

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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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