February 26, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – At a rally with volunteers from across Minnesota in the Capitol Rotunda this morning, Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon will announce that six local service organizations are receiving over $700,000 in new grants to support volunteer opportunities for nearly 4,000 older Minnesotans. The grants, funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), support Lt. Governor Prettner Solon’s ongoing efforts to empower and connect senior citizens with opportunities to improve their communities through service.
February 22, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Over the last two years, Governor Dayton has recommitted state government to a culture of reform and continuous improvement. By streamlining operations, improving services, and empowering state employees to help change the way government conducts its business, the Dayton administration has delivered a better value to taxpayers for every dollar.
February 21, 2013 - Saint Paul – Today, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) announced Minnesota as a winner of $45 million in state Innovation Model funding. Minnesota was one of six states to receive the highest level of award. Minnesota’s winning grant proposal, The Minnesota Accountable Health Model, will ensure that every citizen of the state of Minnesota has the option to receive team-based, coordinated, patient-centered care that increases and facilitates access to medical care, behavioral health care, long term care, and other services.
February 20, 2013 -
St. Paul— In honor and remembrance of Police Officer Josh Lynaugh, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise until sunset, on Friday, February 22, 2013.
February 20, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Anthony ‘Tony’ Sertich to the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth. Tony Sertich will replace Lowell Hellervik. Sertich’s term will begin on February 25, 2013 and extend through January 7, 2019.
February 20, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed legislation (HF6/SF119) that will extend key tax benefits for 250,000 teachers, college students, homeowners, businesses, senior citizens, and other Minnesotans. The bill, authored by state Rep. Ann Lenczewski and state Sen. Rod Skoe, will also make it easier for Minnesotans to claim these benefits by eliminating time-consuming and confusing paperwork.