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  • Governor Thanks Metropolitan Council Chair Sue Haigh for Her Service
    November 19, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Susan Haigh announced that she will resign her post as Chair of the Metropolitan Council to focus her energies on her full-time position as President and CEO of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. Following today’s news, Governor Mark Dayton thanked Chair Haigh for her service and announced that his office will immediately begin accepting applications to fill her vacancy as Metropolitan Council Chair.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on the Passing of Former Congressman Bill Frenzel
    November 18, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – At a news conference on Monday, November 17, 2014, Governor Dayton made the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Bill Frenzel.
  • Governor Dayton Calls for Applications to Head Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
    November 17, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today announced that the Office of the Governor is accepting applications to serve as Commissioner of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB). The commissioner must lead the Board in its important mission to diversify and improve the economy of the Iron Range.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on Federal Deployment of Minnesota National Guard
    November 16, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN –Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement this evening on the announcement that the Secretary of Defense has ordered nearly 700 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers from the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division to be mobilized to West Africa to support Operation United Assistance.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on Minnesota Hosting the 2019 NCAA Final Four Tournament
    November 14, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Minnesota won its bid to host the 2019 NCAA Final Four Tournament. The following is a statement from Governor Mark Dayton.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on House of Representatives Leadership
    November 07, 2014 - The following is a statement from Governor Mark Dayton. “I congratulate the next Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt, Majority Leader Joyce Peppin, and Minority Leader Paul Thissen, who have been chosen by their colleagues to lead the work of the Minnesota House of Representatives during the next legislative session. I look forward to working with them, along with Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, Assistant Majority Leader Katie Sieben, and Senate Minority Leader David Hann, when the new legislature convenes in January. If we work together, we can continue to build a better Minnesota.”
  • Commission on Judicial Selection Recommends Fourth Judicial District Candidates to Governor Dayton
    November 07, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN –The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. This vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Marilyn B. Rosenbaum, and will be chambered at Minneapolis in Hennepin County.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on IRRRB Commissioner Tony Sertich
    November 06, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Tony Sertich, Commissioner of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB), announced that he has taken a new position outside the administration. Following this morning’s announcement, Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement:
  • Code42 Announces Planned Expansion Project
    November 03, 2014 - ST. PAUL – Today the Minneapolis Community Development & Regulatory Service Committee forwarded a recommendation to the full Minneapolis City Council for approval of support for a $70 million two-phase expansion project under consideration by Minneapolis-based software developer Code42, contingent upon Minneapolis City Council approval on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 and other deal terms currently under negotiation.
  • Governor Dayton to Convene Minnesota Rail Summit
    October 31, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – On Monday, November 17, Governor Mark Dayton will convene a Rail Summit with railroad, agriculture, and industry leaders from across Minnesota. Elected officials, emergency managers, and key members of the Governor’s Cabinet will also participate in the discussion.
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