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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

Get more information on the propane shortage.

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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The Norman Family's Story: Tax-Free Adoption Assistance

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Categories: Reform, Greater Minnesota

Each year, Minnesota families make the choice to adopt – bringing children into their homes and lives, providing love and care for young people who may not otherwise have a family. But adoptions can be expensive, sometimes costing tens of thousands of dollars from start to finish. That is why Governor Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature enacted a new law this session, ensuring financial assistance Minnesotans receive from their employers during the adoption process is 100 percent tax free.

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MnDOT Safe Routes to School grants support 138 Minnesota schools

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Categories: Transportation, Education

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced the recipients of $4.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School. The grants will support Safe Routes to School at 138 schools in 50 communities.

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The Lee Family's Story: Eliminating the “Marriage Penalty”

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Categories: Economy, Reform

The next time Minnesotans file their taxes, more than 650,000 married couples statewide will save an average $115 each, thanks to the elimination of the marriage penalty.

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