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Governor Dayton and Commissioner Jesson announced nearly $650 million in health care savings for taxpayers. [Read more]

Lt. Governor Tina Smith delivered the keynote address at Farmfest’s first-ever “Rural Minnesota Broadband Day.”

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Lt. Governor Smith to Visit Farmfest, Deliver Keynote on Rural Broadband Internet Access

Posted on August 03, 2015 at 1:27 PM

ST. PAUL, MN – On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, Lt. Governor Tina Smith will visit Farmfest and deliver a keynote address on the importance of rural broadband Internet access. While at Farmfest, Lt. Governor Smith also will convene a meeting of the Governor's Rural Broadband Task Force.


State Health Care Contracting Reforms Save Taxpayers $650 million

Posted on July 28, 2015 at 1:24 PM

ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton and Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Lucinda Jesson today announced that Minnesota’s first statewide competitive bidding process for managed care contracts, and other contract adjustments, saved taxpayers nearly $650 million.


New Investments in E-12 Education Take Effect Today

Posted on July 01, 2015 at 9:37 AM

ST. PAUL, MN – During the 2015 Legislative Session, Governor Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature made important new investments in E-12 education. Many of those new investments take effect today, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The $525 million investment enacted this year will increase funding for every Minnesota classroom, improve early learning opportunities, improve literacy, and provide needed new resources for American Indian education and English language learners.


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