July 08, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN –The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District Court. The Honorable Thomas P. Knapp has retired, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Saint Cloud in Stearns County in the Seventh Judicial District.
July 08, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – On Tuesday, July 9, Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon and members of the Olmstead Plan Subcabinet will be in St. Paul to gather citizen input on the state’s draft Olmstead Plan. Minnesota has long been a leader in services for people with disabilities and continues to look for opportunities to help people live as independently as possible and have choices about their lives. The draft plan charts a course that ensures Minnesotans with disabilities have the opportunity to learn, work, and enjoy life in the most integrated setting desired.
July 03, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Emergency Executive Order 13-09, declaring a peacetime emergency in the State of Minnesota in response to severe storms and flash flooding that affected Minnesota communities from Thursday, June 20 through Wednesday, June 26. The Executive Order, including a list of affected counties can be found on the Governor's website.
July 02, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued a proclamation declaring the month of July to be ‘Hire a Veteran Month’ in Minnesota. Governor Dayton encourages all Minnesota employers to help connect military service members with employment opportunities during the month of July, and to continue hiring veterans in all twelve months of the year. As part of ‘Hire a Veteran Month,’ the Governor also encourages members of the military and Minnesota veterans to participate in the state’s largest Veteran Career Fair being held July 16 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
July 02, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – A subcabinet of state agency commissioners working to develop the next generation of opportunities for people with disabilities is seeking input throughout Minnesota this summer. Beginning July 9, the subcabinet will hold listening sessions in St. Paul, Moorhead, Duluth and Rochester to gather citizen input on a draft Olmstead Plan, named after a 1999 U.S. Supreme Court decision that expanded the rights of people with disabilities. The public can also comment on the plan online or by email.
July 01, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointments of Mr. Ralph Strangis and Mr. Thomas DiPasquale, and the re-appointment of Mr. Jesse Overton, to the Minnesota Racing Commission. He designated Mr. Strangis to serve as the Commission’s Chair.
July 01, 2013 - During the 2013 Legislative Session, Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature passed a fair and balanced budget that makes key investments in the middle class. Many of those investments take effect today – Monday, July 1.