Gov. Walz announces plans for phased reopening of bars, restaurants and places of 'public accommodation'

Updated: May 20, 2020 04:51 PM
Created: May 19, 2020 01:30 PM

Gov. Tim Walz and state officials are expected to announce plans for the phased reopening of bars, restaurants and places of "public accommodation" Wednesday.

Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner Steve Grove confirmed the announcement will be made in a tweet Tuesday morning.


The governor's announcement is expected to come at 3 p.m. Walz previously said he hoped to safely reopen bars, restaurants and salons by June 1.

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