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02, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Psychology, the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband, and the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority.
30, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of a seven-member board responsible for managing and operating MNsure – a new health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can choose quality, affordable health insurance. The board, which was established by law earlier this legislative session, was chosen through the state’s open appointments process from a pool of 112 candidates. Board members will serve staggered four-year terms. With the exception of the Commissioner of Human Services, all members are limited to two terms of service.
29, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed three bills into law: Chapter 26, Senate File 359: Relating to state government; designating the month of April as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month; and Chapter 27, House File 748: Relating to employment; modifying prompt payment of wages requirements; modifying penalties; and Chapter 28, House File 283: Relating to evidence; limiting availability of certain evidence arising from a collaborative law process.
26, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed a letter to President Obama requesting the President declare a major disaster for the State of Minnesota as a result of a winter storm beginning April 9th and concluding April 11th.
25, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed two bills into law: Chapter 24, House File 369: Relating to community property; adopting the Uniform Community Property Rights at Death Act. This bill passed with broad bipartisan support; and Chapter 25, Senate File 953: Relating to health; modifying a social work licensure provision. This bill passed the State House and Senate unanimously.
25, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Mr. Robert J. Raupp as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. Mr. Raupp will be replacing the Honorable James W. Hoolihan, who has retired. The judgeship will be chambered at Foley in Benton County.