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Minnesota Recovers: Flood Recovery & Clean-Up Information

Visit the Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management page for the latest flood recovery and clean-up information.

Governor Dayton Signs Women’s Economic Security Act into law

Surrounded by women from across Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton signs the Women’s Economic Security Act into law at the State Capitol.

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.

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.

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Worthington to host Pheasant Opener in October

Posted on September 24, 2014 at 4:19 PM
Categories: Outdoors

Worthington is proudly known for its annual “King Turkey Day,” but this southwestern Minnesota town will now be rolling out the red carpet for another tasty bird. Next month, the 2014 Governor’s Pheasant Opener will be held in Worthington, which offers hunters several thousand acres of prime public land.

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Governor Takes Executive Actions to Protect Children from Abuse

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 11:11 AM
Categories: Health

Governor Mark Dayton today took a series of executive actions to protect children in Minnesota from the threat of abuse and neglect. These efforts include both immediate changes to the child protection system, and the establishment of a new Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children. The Task Force, appointed by the Governor, will make specific recommendations for comprehensive improvements to the child protection system in the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session.

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Reading Well Early Drives Future School Success

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Categories: Education

Students who master the fundamentals of reading at an early age are better prepared for future academic success. As our kids are exposed to more advanced concepts their ability to learn becomes increasingly linked to their literacy. In math classes, students may be asked to do word problems, while in a science or history class they may be assigned a reading out of a textbook – all of which require strong language skills.

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