April 16, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – As a sign of respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence that was committed against innocent men, women, and children in Boston, Massachusetts, Governor Mark Dayton has signed a proclamation ordering all flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from today, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, until sunset on Saturday, April 20, 2013, in memory of the victims of this tragedy.
April 16, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, joined by the family of fallen Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill designating a segment of Highway 23 in Stearns County to be named “Officer Tom Decker Memorial Highway.”
April 12, 2013 - Over the last two weeks, more than 1,000 Minnesotans gathered at town hall meetings hosted by Governor Mark Dayton in Duluth, Moorhead, St. Cloud, Mankato, and Rochester. The Governor’s ‘Meetings with Mark’ are an effort to engage Minnesotans in personal conversations about his proposed investments in education, job creation, and improving the lives of middle-class families. Another Meeting with Mark has been scheduled for next week in Virginia.
April 12, 2013 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the vacancy in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District: Richard Jackson, Matthew Opat, and Karin Sonneman
April 11, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 13-04. In response to continued winter storm conditions in southern Minnesota, the Governor has declared a state of emergency.
April 10, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 13-03. In response to winter storm conditions in southern Minnesota, the Governor has ordered that the Adjutant General of Minnesota order to state active duty such personnel and equipment of the military forces of the State to provide assistance and emergency relief services supporting the recovery and sheltering of impacted jurisdictions in the region.