Minnesota lawmakers finish deal on unemployment, bonuses

Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Minnesota Legislature pushed through a bill to give bonuses to workers who were on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic and to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund following months of negotiations.

Gov. Tim Walz said in a Twitter post that he stepped out of his son’s volleyball game “to sign this important bill the minute we got it passed.”

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