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.
A student’s learning does not end at the school bell. Even though a child spends most of their time outside of the classroom, educators can keep students engaged by offering high-quality after-school programs to extend the learning day. Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed October 23 Lights on Afterschool Day, connecting Minnesota to a national celebration of after-school programming. More than 90 after-school programs throughout the state will host events on Thursday, and in recognition of this, the lights on the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge and the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis will glow gold tomorrow evening.
Minnesota’s manufacturing industry is a critical part of the state economy – employing one out of every nine workers in our state. In honor of their contributions to our state, Governor Dayton has proclaimed this week to be “Minnesota Manufacturers Week.” The Governor’s proclamation highlights the important role manufacturers’ play in the success of the state as well as ample opportunities for employment.
Unison Comfort Technologies, a manufacturer of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for the commercial sector, is expanding its facilities in north Minneapolis and will add 75 jobs.
The company, headquartered at 60 28th Ave. N., said it is expanding because of increased demand for its HVAC products, which include air handling equipment, rooftop units, energy recovery systems, dehumidification units, and heating and cooling coils. The company plans to invest $627,000 in the expansion and will create jobs paying an average salary of $16.90 an hour.