Appeal Seeks Supreme Court Review to End Walz’s ‘Emergency’ Powers

Free Minnesota, a coalition of citizens and small businesses filed a petition for Quo Warranto lawsuit in May, alleging that the governor was beyond the executive authority granted him by the state constitution and has been exercising purely legislative power by issuing his numerous decrees in response to the Covid-19 virus. The lawsuit was joined by the New House Republican […]

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Judge Orders Walz to Show Legal Justification for Emergency Orders by June 18th

Minneapolis – Quo warranto is a Latin legal term meaning “by what warrant,” or, “by what authority?” That question is the basis of a lawsuit filed by the Free Minnesota Coalition and the New House Republican Caucus challenging the governor’s authority to issue the peacetime emergency executive orders he has in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In response to the […]

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New Arguments, Venue for Free Minnesota Lawsuit

| Governor’s Executive Orders Exceed Constitutional Authority, Delegation of Powers | Minneapolis – Following guidance from the State Court of Appeals, the Free Minnesota Coalition today refiled it’s lawsuit in District Court. Several new plaintiffs and new legal arguments accompany the filing. Earlier, this month, the coalition petitioned the court to overturn some of the governor’s executive orders affecting small […]

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