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  • Governor Dayton Signs Bill into Law
    March 19, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed one bill into law.
  • Local Leaders: Fund Transportation Now
    March 19, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – In January, Governor Mark Dayton proposed an honest, straightforward plan to fix Minnesota’s aging, under-funded transportation system and build the infrastructure necessary to meet the demands of a growing population and an expanding state economy. Since that time, Governor Dayton, Lt. Governor Tina Smith, and Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle have been traveling the state, talking to Minnesotans about the Governor’s transportation proposal, and local leaders agree – the time to act is now.
  • Governor Dayton’s Remarks on His Supplemental Budget Proposal
    March 17, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton delivered the following remarks today in laying out his supplemental budget proposal.
  • Governor Dayton: Invest 80 Percent of Budget Surplus in Kids, Families
    March 17, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – As Minnesota continues the discussion on where to invest the state’s budget surplus, Governor Dayton today released his supplemental budget proposal, which after his newly-proposed investments today, would devote nearly 80 percent ($1.5 billion) of the surplus to Minnesota children, students, and families.
  • Governor Dayton Signs Child Protection Measure Into Law
    March 17, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed legislation (Chapter 4, HF8) into law. The bill will enhance child protection measures in Minnesota. The legislation passed unanimously in the Minnesota Senate and Minnesota House of Representatives.
  • Governor Dayton’s Transportation Proposal Would Fund Key Safety, Mobility Improvements in Beltrami, Surrounding Counties
    March 16, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – In January, 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 $184 million over the next ten years for key state road and bridge improvements in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Cass, Itasca and Koochiching counties.
  • Governor Dayton’s Transportation Proposal Would Fund Key Rail Safety, Road and Bridge Improvements in Clay, Wilkin, Otter Trail, Becker, and Mahnomen Counties
    March 16, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – In January, Governor Mark Dayton proposed an honest, straightforward plan to fix Minnesota’s aging and under-funded transportation system and fund priority rail safety improvements. If passed by the Legislature, Governor Dayton’s transportation proposal would provide up to $10.5 million over the next ten years for key state road and bridge improvements in Clay, Wilkin, Otter Trail, Becker, and Mahnomen counties.
  • Statements of Support for Governor Dayton’s Buffer Proposal
    March 13, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – This afternoon, Governor Mark Dayton laid out his proposal to improve water quality across Minnesota. The proposal, which would establish an additional 125,000 acres of water quality buffer strips statewide, is supported by a broad coalition of Minnesotans. Here is what Minnesotans are saying about the Governor’s proposal.
  • Seventy-Five Railway Safety Improvements Funded in Governor’s Proposal
    March 13, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Seventy-five railway safety projects – at Minnesota’s most dangerous and congested rail crossings – would be completed statewide, if a proposal from Governor Mark Dayton is passed this session.
  • Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton
    March 12, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Agricultural Chemical Response Compensation Board; Board of Accountancy; Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design; Board of Barber Examiners; Board of Optometry; Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training; Commission on Judicial Selection; Minnesota Environmental Quality Board; Minnesota Rural Finance Authority; and Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research
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