August 08, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton will speak to Minnesota farmers at the state’s annual Farmfest celebration in Morgan, Minnesota. The Governor’s remarks come on the heels of new investments made in Minnesota’s agricultural economy this session that support agricultural research and development, provide assistance for entrepreneur farmers, and give farmers more options to help improve water quality in the state’s lakes, rivers, and groundwater.
August 05, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – On Friday, August 10, the board overseeing the newly-established Destination Medical Center Corporation, will meet for the first time at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. The Destination Medical Center Corporation Board is comprised of eight members, including: Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede, Jim Bier, James Campbell, Tina Flint Smith, Bill George, Ed Hruska, Susan Rani, and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak. The Board’s first meeting will be convened by Governor Mark Dayton.
August 02, 2013 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending four candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the two current vacancies in Minnesota’s Eighth Judicial District.
August 01, 2013 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District Court. The Honorable Joseph F. Wieners has retired, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Rochester in Olmsted County in the Third Judicial District.
August 01, 2013 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s First Judicial District Court. The Honorable Michael V. Sovis has retired, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Hastings in Dakota County in the First Judicial District.
July 28, 2013 - Governor Dayton released the following statement on the news that a federal judge has overturned two lawsuits challenging childcare union laws passed during the 2013 Legislative Session.
July 25, 2013 - Governor Mark Dayton secured a latest major disaster declaration following strong storms and flooding in June. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster for 18 Minnesota counties: Benton, Big Stone, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, McLeod, Morrison, Pope, Sibley, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Traverse and Wilkin.