December 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton and Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger today urged Minnesotans to take precautions to prevent the spread of influenza in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Minnesota is currently experiencing one of the worst influenza seasons in recent memory, with 359 people hospitalized since October.
December 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointments of Sara R. Grewing and Nicole J. Starr as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District. Ms. Grewing and Ms. Starr will be replacing the Honorable Paulette K. Flynn and the Honorable Gregg E. Johnson, who retired earlier this year. Both appointees will be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County.
December 19, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Paul R. Scoggin as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. Mr. Scoggin will be replacing the Honorable Marilyn B. Rosenbaum, who retired earlier this year. Mr. Scoggin will be chambered at Minneapolis in Hennepin County.
December 10, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – More than 50 state employees, who worked on ten different reform projects, were honored yesterday for their efforts to improve state government. These initiatives were selected for making government work better for Minnesotans, while also saving time and taxpayer dollars. As part of Governor Dayton’s ongoing initiative to make government work better for Minnesotans, state agencies have been asked to find innovative ways to deliver better services and implement efficiencies.
December 10, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter announced he has accepted a new position outside the Administration. Following this news, Governor Dayton announced that Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans has been chosen to lead the agency. Revenue Deputy Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly will join Governor Dayton’s cabinet as Commissioner of Revenue.
December 02, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Carolyn Parnell announced that she will resign her post as the state’s Chief Information Officer and Commissioner of MN.IT Services. Following today’s news, Governor Mark Dayton thanked Commissioner Parnell for her service and announced that his office will immediately begin accepting applications to fill her vacancy.