Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan address the media during a June 24 press conference. (Photo: Kevin Featherly)
Your guide to what's going on, coming up this week
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- Courts, public defenders to get COVID-19 aid
- Minnesota Legislature
- Legislative Calendar
- Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission
- Custody status point decision
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Weekly events and CLEs
- Minnesota State Law Library
- U.S. Supreme Court term review
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Courts, public defenders to get COVID-19 aid
On Sept. 29, Gov. Tim Walz announced that he was authorizing use of $15 million in federal American Rescue Plan money to fund grants to help the homeless find shelter as the winter months approach.
Less heralded was the governor’s simultaneous decision to authorize expenditures of $13.9 million in ARP money to aid the courts and the state’s public defenders.
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