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July 2014

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  • Over 200 Rochester Families Benefit from Early Learning Scholarships
    July 31, 2014 - ROCHESTER, MN – More than 200 Rochester families have benefitted from new Early Learning Scholarships funded by Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature. Governor Dayton visited an early learning program at Northrup Elementary School in Rochester this morning to meet with some of the students benefitting from this new initiative, and to highlight the impact these scholarships are making in preparing Minnesota’s youngest learners for success in school and life.
  • Governor Dayton declares August 3-9 Farmers Market Week
    July 31, 2014 - ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed August 3-9, 2014, as “Farmers Market Week” in Minnesota to celebrate the benefits of farmers markets and the agricultural products farmers provide.
  • PERBIX Moving to Brooklyn Park
    July 31, 2014 - The company said it will invest $1.1 million on tenant improvements to a leased building that will serve as its headquarters and general operations. About 75 employees at the company’s existing operations in Golden Valley will move to the new site in the North Cross Business Park at Highways 610 and 169. The new jobs will be created within three years.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on the Death of Mendota Heights Police Officer
    July 30, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Dayton released the following statement this afternoon on the death of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick.
  • SRC Plant Expands; Will Add Up to 30 Skilled Jobs
    July 29, 2014 - Super Radiator Coils (SRC) recently broke ground at its manufacturing facility here to build a 22,000 s.f. addition to meet demand for heat exchanger coils that are used at nuclear power plants, as well as other applications.
  • Minnesota's minimum-wage increases Aug. 1, first time in nearly a decade  
    July 29, 2014 - It's the state's first wage increase in nearly a decade. In the coming two years, the new law will move wage rates higher in August 2015 and again in August 2016 when the top rate goes to $9.50 an hour. In January 2018, the rate will be indexed to inflation based on economic conditions.
  • Governor Dayton Appoints Thomas A. Gilligan, Jr. to Fill Second Judicial District Vacancy
    July 25, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Mr. Thomas A. Gilligan, Jr. as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District. Mr. Gilligan will be replacing the Honorable Gail Chang Bohr, who retired earlier this year. Mr. Gilligan will be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County.
  • Governor Dayton Releases Tax Returns
    July 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton released his 2013 tax returns today.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on Proposed Federal Railway Safety Regulations
    July 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed new regulations to enhance the safety of trains that transport crude oil across the country, including trains that travel through Minnesota. Governor Mark Dayton sent a letter to federal regulators in March, asking them to move forward in developing these regulations as quickly as possible.
  • State IT Reforms Have Saved Minnesota Taxpayers $27.4 Million
    July 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton and MN.IT Services Commissioner Carolyn Parnell announced today that the overhaul of Minnesota’s information technology administration and services has saved state taxpayers over $27.4 million to date. MN.IT Services expects to save at least another $7 million under these new reforms by the end of this year.
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