Minnesota Senate vote to reopen schools lays out partisan divide

Minnesota Senate vote to reopen schools lays out partisan divide Photo: KSTP/File.

Associated Press
Created: February 18, 2021 03:58 PM

The Minnesota Senate has approved a renewed Republican attempt to rescind Democratic Gov. Tim Walz’s emergency authority to close schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The GOP-controlled Senate passed the bill 40-27 on Thursday.

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