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  • Governor Dayton proclaims July "Hire a Veteran Month"
    July 02, 2015 - ST. PAUL – Governor Mark Dayton issued a proclamation declaring the month of July to be “Hire a Veteran Month” in Minnesota. Employers are encouraged to help connect military service members with employment opportunities during the month of July – and to continue hiring veterans throughout the year.
  • Governor Dayton Appoints Two to MNsure Board
    July 01, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of two individuals to fill vacancies on a seven-member board responsible for managing and operating MNsure.
  • First Steps For Better Water Quality Start Today in Minnesota
    July 01, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, the first component of one of Governor Mark Dayton’s major legislative priorities will take effect in Minnesota. Beginning Wednesday, July 1, 2015, funding to begin the implementation of the water quality buffer initiative becomes available to local Soil and Water Districts across Minnesota.
  • New Investments in E-12 Education Take Effect Today
    July 01, 2015 - 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.
  • Statement from Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith on Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage
    June 26, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith made the following statement after the Supreme Court released its decision to uphold marriage equality across the country.
  • Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage
    June 26, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton made the following statement after the Supreme Court released its decision to uphold marriage equality across the country.
  • Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton
    June 25, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board on Judicial Standards, Board of School Administrators, Clean Water Council, Commission of Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans, Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board, Governor’s Residence Council, Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council, Minnesota Board on Aging, Minnesota Board of Nursing, Minnesota Board of Social Work, Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, and the Minnesota State Council on Disability.
  • CNBC Names Minnesota “America’s Top State for Business”
    June 24, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota is America’s Top State for Business in 2015, according to a new report released today by CNBC. Minnesota moved into the top spot this year, after placing 6th in 2014, and 15th in 2013.
  • Lt. Governor Smith Visits Ag Grant Recipient, Mississippi Topsoils in Cold Spring
    June 24, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Lt. Governor Tina Smith visited Cold Spring-based Mississippi Topsoils today, which received a Value Added Grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
  • Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton
    June 23, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators, Board of Pharmacy, Board of Psychology, Explore Minnesota Tourism Council, Minnesota Humanities Center Board of Directors, and the Ombudsman Committee for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities.
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