Governor Tim Walz has called a special session for Monday to extend his COVID-19 emergency powers. Republicans want to cancel the governor’s powers and have ousted his labor and commerce commissioners in previous special sessions. Walz says he’s concerned…

“The idea that they would and they’ve said so, that they would release my commissioner of health Jan Malcolm, who by all accounts is doing this as well as anybody in the country I want to make clear that if we’re going to come back and we’re going to another special session, we’re not going to go down that road again.”

This will be the fifth special session tied to the governor’s emergency powers.