Minnesota Appellate Panel Upholds Governor’s COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

(July 11, 2023, 1:36 PM EDT) -- ST. PAUL, Minn. — A panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, on remand from the Minnesota Supreme Court, on July 10 affirmed a state court ruling dismissing the petition for writ of quo warranto of several state residents, businesses and churches seeking to prevent the enforcement of Gov. Tim Walz’s emergency order requiring Minnesotans to wear face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic, concluding that the order was within the governor’s statutory powers....

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