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  • 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.
  • Governor Dayton Secures Presidential Disaster Declaration
    July 21, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, following a July 9 request from Governor Mark Dayton, President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Minnesota after widespread flooding across the state. The President’s declaration will deliver federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms and flooding.
  • Governor Dayton Meets with Local Leaders to Discuss Next Steps on Lewis & Clark Water Project
    July 18, 2014 - Governor Mark Dayton traveled to Luverne today to meet with local officials and area legislators to discuss next steps in advancing the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. Governor Dayton listened, asked questions, and offered his continued support to ensure the project continues on course toward completion. The Governor stressed that the project is essential to maintaining a high quality of life in southwestern Minnesota, and in supporting the continued economic growth of the entire region.
  • Minnesota Looks to Build on Clean Energy Progress, Create Jobs
    July 17, 2014 - Clean energy experts from across the state and nation are gathering today in Minneapolis to discuss strategies to strengthen Minnesota’s clean energy economy and align the state’s economic development policies with growth opportunities in the clean energy industry. Today’s Minnesota Clean Energy Economy Summit is part of a National Governors Association (NGA) initiative exploring policy initiatives to build on Minnesota’s leading clean energy reforms, while growing the state’s economy and creating jobs.
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