Governor Dayton Signs Women’s Economic Security Act into law
Surrounded by women from across Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton signs the Women’s Economic Security Act into law at the State Capitol.
Governor Mark Dayton Signs Safe and Supportive Schools Act
Joined by the bill’s authors, Rep. Jim Davnie and Sen. Scott Dibble, student advocate Jake Ross, and other students, teachers, parents, and supporters, Governor Mark Dayton signs the Safe and Supportive Schools Act into law
Governor Dayton signs $508 million in tax cuts for middle class and businesses into law
Governor Mark Dayton today signed legislation (HF1777) cutting taxes for middle class Minnesotans and businesses.
Minnesota Ranks Fifth in Gallup Job Creation Index
The MN Dept. of Employment and Economic Development announced that Minnesota ranked fifth among states in employee perceptions of job creation at their workplaces.
Governor Mark Dayton traveled to Luverne last week to meet with local officials and area legislators to discuss next steps in advancing the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. Governor Dayton listened, asked questions, and offered his continued support to ensure the project continues on course toward completion. The Governor stressed that the project is essential to maintaining a high quality of life in southwestern Minnesota, and in supporting the continued economic growth of the entire region.
Minnesota received more good economic news today. Today’s jobs report, released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), showed the state added 8,500 jobs in June. And the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent last month – the lowest it has been in seven years. In total, Minnesota has added nearly 160,000 new jobs since Governor Dayton took office in January 2011.
Governor Dayton, members of his Cabinet, and other key stakeholders gathered today at the University of Minnesota to discuss how the state can continue adding jobs in Minnesota’s growing clean energy sector. Tens of thousands of Minnesotans are employed already in clean energy jobs. As Minnesota builds on our nation-leading renewable energy policies, the Governor and his Administration are committed to growing the jobs that come along with it.