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  • Gopher Women’s Hockey Team Honored by Governor Dayton
    April 15, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued a proclamation declaring today, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, to be “Gopher Women’s Hockey National Champions Day” in Minnesota.
  • Governor Orders MnDOT to Reinstate Use of Umlauts on Road Signs
    April 15, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Upon learning that the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) had discontinued the use of umlauts on city limit signs in Lindström, Governor Mark Dayton will sign an Executive Order later today requiring MnDOT reinstate the use of umlauts on roadway signage, when appropriate.
  • Governor Dayton’s budget proposal supports healthy, vital forests
    April 15, 2015 - ST PAUL, MN - Minnesotans will be able to recreate and work in healthier, more productive state forests under a budget proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
  • St. Cloud Foundry Expansion Supported by Lt. Governor Smith Visit
    April 15, 2015 - ST. PAUL – Today, Lt. Governor Tina Smith visited Grede Holdings LLC’s St. Cloud facility to discuss the foundry’s $17.5 million expansion plan. When the project is completed, Grede expects to add 30 jobs at the St. Cloud site.
  • Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln
    April 14, 2015 - In honor and remembrance of President Abraham Lincoln, President Barack Obama has ordered that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of Federal Government throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Governor Dayton has also ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from now until sunset on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, as a mark of respect for the memory of President Abraham Lincoln.
  • Lt. Governor Smith Travels to Moorhead and Bemidji, Highlighting Governor Dayton’s $983 Million Education Proposal
    April 14, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesotans depend on access to a great education for good jobs and bright futures. This year, Governor Mark Dayton’s budget proposal would invest nearly a billion dollars in strategies to ensure all Minnesotans receive excellent, affordable educations. Lt. Governor Tina Smith today visited Moorhead’s Probstfield Center for Education and Bemidji State University to highlight the proposed education investments from pre-Kindergarten to post-secondary.
  • Governor and Legislators: Send Every Child to Preschool
    April 14, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota could be among the first states in the country to offer free, full-day early learning programs for every four-year-old – that is, if a proposal from Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Senate becomes law this session. If passed, the proposal would allow an estimated 47,300 students to attend preschool in the program’s first year of operation.
  • Governor Dayton Issues Emergency Executive Order 15-06
    April 10, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 15-06, delivering relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 169.87, pertaining to load restrictions on local and state highways and streets for poultry feed trucks, load-out trailers, and emergency operation equipment responding to the situation.
  • Governor Mark Dayton's 2015 State of the State Address
    April 09, 2015 - Today is the 150th anniversary of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House, which is marked as the end of the American Civil War. It is thus a fitting time to recognize the heroic service of over 24,000 Minnesotans, who fought in that war, and especially the over 2,200 of them, who lost their lives from their service in it.
  • Statement from Lt. Governor Smith on House Republican Cuts to Greater Minnesota Broadband
    April 09, 2015 - ST. PAUL, MN – Lt. Governor Tina Smith released the following statement today concerning House Republicans’ proposal to eliminate funding for the Minnesota Broadband Infrastructure Grant Fund.
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