Minnesota House of Representatives passes COVID-19 assistance package

St. Paul, Minnesota — This afternoon, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed a package of legislation to assist Minnesotans coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and its related disruptions. The House also enacted a temporary rule allowing members to vote on legislation remotely during the current peacetime emergency.

“Minnesotans are facing significant medical concerns and financial hardships, and today the Minnesota House of Representatives took steps to safeguard their health and economic well-being,” said Speaker Melissa Hortman. “There is a lot more work ahead of us. We will continue working closely with Governor Walz and his administration as we navigate this pandemic.”

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