Minnesota officials are seeking damages from a ranch owner who held a three-day rodeo in defiance of state regulations on large gatherings. They say at least one attendee tested positive for Covid-19 days after the event.
A new Minnesota law will increase prescription opioid manufacturer licensing fees from $235 to $55,000 and is expected to generate about $20 million that will fund the state’s opioid prevention and treatment strategies.
The National Governors Association-sponsored policy academy will help officials from Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia devise communications and response plans to deploy if their election systems come under attack.
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