June 30, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the reappointment of Robert Meyer to the Board of School Administrators. Mr. Meyer will have a term that begins on June 30, 2014 and extends through January 1, 2018.
June 30, 2014 - Providers that serve people with disabilities and older Minnesotans in their homes and other community settings will receive a 5 percent rate increase, effective July 1. The increase, proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton and enacted by the Minnesota Legislature, will infuse an additional $80 million into home care services this fiscal year.
June 30, 2014 - ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Corridors of Commerce program kicked into high gear today with the groundbreaking of its first project, a $28.3 million expansion of Interstate 94 that will reduce congestion over the Crow River between the cities of Rogers and St. Michael.
June 26, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design, the Board of Firefighter Training and Education, the Board of School Administrators, the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission, the Occupational Health and Safety Review Board, and the Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Fund.
June 25, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN –The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. This vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Linda S. Titus. Judge Titus’ seat will be chambered at Jackson in Jackson County.
June 24, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, the Council on Black Minnesotans, the Council on Disability, the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board, the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, the Minnesota Board of Social Work, the Minnesota Rural Finance Authority, and the Area One Potato Washers Research and Promotion Council.
June 24, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Yesterday afternoon, Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota’s Executive Council voted unanimously to extend Executive Order 14-11 for a period of 30 days. The Executive Order – which was issued by Governor Dayton on June 19 in response to widespread flooding across Minnesota – declares a Peacetime State of Emergency in 35 counties. Based on the Executive Council’s actions this afternoon, the State of Emergency will remain in effect until Tuesday, July 22.
June 24, 2014 - RED WING – Capital Safety, a global provider of fall protection equipment for workers in construction, oil and gas, utilities and other industries, today announced a 60,000-square- foot expansion project that will create 100 jobs at its operations in Red Wing.
June 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – AmeriCorps members make an important difference in communities across Minnesota – helping children learn and thrive, building homes, and improving our environment. And today, nearly than 1,800 AmeriCorps members across the state received $19.6 million in new funding to continue those important service activities statewide.