Governor Walz Announces Immediate Relief for Minnesota Tourism Industry [ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today announced that over $1 million in crisis grants for the Minnesota tourism industry is available starting today through Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office. The grant program is designed to support nonprofit tourism promotion organizations, so they can continue to stimulate travel for the economic benefit of their communities. “COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the
Governor Walz Outlines COVID-19 Economic Relief Package Package includes critical measures to keep small businesses afloat, support workers, and help Minnesota families put food on the table [ST. PAUL, MN] – At a local Saint Paul restaurant today, Governor Tim Walz announced a COVID-19 economic relief package to keep businesses afloat, support workers struggling to get by, and help Minnesota families keep food on the table. Governor Walz will work with legislators on both sides of the aisle to move
WASHINGTON – Retail sales have largely recovered from the pandemic heading into the holiday season but the growing number of coronavirus cases remains a threat and additional federal stimulus could help keep the economy on track, National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said today. “Strong growth in retail sales during the last few months points to the resiliency of consumers even in this disruptive pandemic environment,” Kleinhenz said. “Taking in all the evidence available, the U.S.