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Governor Mark Dayton Signs Safe and Supportive Schools Act

Joined by the bill’s authors, Rep. Jim Davnie and Sen. Scott Dibble, student advocate Jake Ross, and other students, teachers, parents, and supporters, Governor Mark Dayton signs the Safe and Supportive Schools Act into law

Governor Dayton signs $508 million in tax cuts for middle class and businesses into law

Governor Mark Dayton today signed legislation (HF1777) cutting taxes for middle class Minnesotans and businesses.

Governor Dayton Proposes 1,000 Ways to Make State Government Work Better

Governor Dayton’s reform proposals include over 1,000 ways to make state government work better for the people of Minnesota.

First Act of Legislative Session Invests $20 Million in Heating Assistance

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Minnesota Ranks Fifth in Gallup Job Creation Index

The MN Dept. of Employment and Economic Development announced that Minnesota ranked fifth among states in employee perceptions of job creation at their workplaces.

Governor Dayton Proposes Funding Measure to Ensure No Child is Denied Lunch in Minnesota Schools

Governor Mark Dayton proposed providing additional funding in the upcoming legislative session to ensure that every child has access to a nutritious lunch in Minnesota schools.

Jobs Proposal Will Create Over 27,000 Minnesota Jobs

Governor Mark Dayton today introduced a bonding proposal that would invest $986 million in infrastructure projects statewide, creating more than 27,000 Minnesota jobs.

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Brenda's Story: Mortgage Debt Forgiveness

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM

In 2013, more than 11,800 Minnesota families lost their homes to foreclosure. Thousands more sold their homes at a loss in a short sale. But thanks to new tax cuts signed into law by Governor Dayton, Minnesotans who lose their home to foreclosure or sell their homes at a loss will not face the added burden of paying thousands of dollars in state taxes.

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The Unsession: Michelle's Story

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 8:00 AM

To make state government work better for the people it serves, Governor Dayton has implemented Minnesota's first-ever Plain Language policy. Watch this video to learn how the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has made their website easier to use for Veterans like Michelle Ambrose.

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Governor Dayton Enacts First Minimum Wage Increase in a Decade

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 7:18 PM

More than 325,000 of Minnesota’s lowest-wage workers just got a raise. Joined in the Capitol Rotunda this afternoon by legislators, advocates, and hard-working Minnesotans from across the state, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill into law raising Minnesota’s minimum wage for the first time since 2005. The bill increases the minimum wage to $9.50 per hour by 2016, and indexes it to inflation to help ensure Minnesotans’ wages keep up with the cost of living.

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