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  • Governor Dayton’s Transportation Proposal Would Fund Key Safety, Mobility Improvements in Lyon, Surrounding Counties
    February 27, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Last month, Governor Mark Dayton proposed an honest, straightforward plan to fix Minnesota’s aging and under-funded transportation system. If passed by the Legislature, Governor Dayton’s transportation proposal would provide up to $86 million over the next ten years for key state road and bridge improvements in Lyon, Lincoln, Murray, Redwood, and Yellow Medicine counties.
  • Governor Dayton Announces Upcoming Vacancy on Minnesota Supreme Court
    February 27, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton announced today the commencement of the process to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court, created upon the upcoming retirement of Associate Justice Alan C. Page at the end of August.
  • Governor Dayton’s Remarks on February State Budget Forecast
    February 27, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton provided the following remarks regarding Minnesota’s February State Budget Forecast.
  • Governor Dayton Signs Deficiency Bill
    February 26, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today signed legislation that provides $15.5 million to maintain basic services across the state. The legislation signed by Governor Dayton makes crucial investments in areas of need, from providing the necessary funding to help Minnesotans enjoy the great outdoors, to providing food assistance to Minnesota seniors.
  • Governor Dayton’s Transportation Proposal Would Fund Key Safety, Mobility Improvements in Rochester and Olmsted County
    February 26, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Last month, Governor Mark Dayton proposed an honest, straightforward plan to fix Minnesota’s aging and under-funded transportation system. If passed by the Legislature, Governor Dayton’s transportation proposal would provide up to $75 million over the next ten years for key road and bridge improvements in Rochester and Olmsted County.
  • Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton
    February 24, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on Minnesota’s Graduation Rate
    February 24, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, the Minnesota Department of Education released a new report showing that Minnesota’s graduation rate increased from 79.8 percent in 2013 to 81.2 percent in 2014. The report showed gains in graduation rates among all student groups over the last year.
  • Governor’s Proposal Would Target One of the Worst Traffic Jams in America
    February 24, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – One of the worst traffic jams in America is right here in the Twin Cities. The I-35W/I-494 interchange was designed in the 1950s, and constructed in the 1960s – with very few changes or improvements since. Fifty-three years later, an estimated 290,000 vehicles pass slowly through the severely congested interchange every day.
  • Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton
    February 23, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Minnesota State Arts Board and the NextGen Energy Board.
  • President Obama Appoints Governor Dayton to Council of Governors
    February 20, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – The White House announced today that President Barack Obama has appointed Governor Mark Dayton to serve a two-year term on the Council of Governors. The Council of Governors, created by Congress in 2007, is a bipartisan forum to advise the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Homeland Security, and the White House Homeland Security Council on matters related to the National Guard and civil support missions.
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