January 15, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement regarding the Mayo Clinic, Optum partnership:
"This partnership between two of Minnesota's health care superstars, Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group, is terrific news.
Their collaboration will lead to better and more cost-effective medical decisions, benefiting both patients and payers."
January 10, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Since taking office, Governor Dayton has made streamlining environmental permitting a top priority, ensuring necessary safeguards for our environment while making permitting faster and more predictable for Minnesota businesses. Now, 96 percent of environmental permits for job creating projects meet the goal of being issued within 150 days, and many of those permits are issued much more quickly, in only a few days.
January 08, 2013 - Today, Governor Dayton issued two writs calling for special elections to fill the vacant seats in House District 14A and in House District 19A. The special primaries, if needed, will take place on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, and the special elections will take place on Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
January 04, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton announced today the commencement of a process to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court created when The Honorable Paul H. Anderson retires at the end of May.