Governor Tim Walz and his appointed commissioners are taking pay cuts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minnesota Budget Commissioner Myron Frans announced that all 24 state agency commissioners will take a 10-percent pay cut. In addition…

“Effective immediately we will institute a hiring freeze on all executive branch positions, during the freeze agencies may not fill any vacant positions and no new positions may be created.”

Frans says exceptions will be made for jobs related to the COVID-19 response.