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  • HexFuel Plans Manufacturing Facility in Hastings
    April 03, 2014 - HASTINGS – HexFuel, a Maplewood startup that makes technology that improves the performance of diesel engines, is planning a manufacturing facility in Hastings that will employ 150 people within three years and potentially 300 in five years.
  • Notice of Appointment by Governor Dayton  
    April 03, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Gloria LaFriniere to the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind.  Ms. LaFriniere is replacing Connie Lee Berg and her term will be effective on April 8, 2014 and run through January 2, 2017.
  • MnDOT announces 2014 state road construction program
    April 03, 2014 - ST PAUL, Minn.—More than 300 construction projects scheduled for 2014 will do much to improve highways, bridges and other state transportation infrastructure to ensure the safety and mobility of the traveling public, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today.
  • Minnesota Taxpayers: File Your Taxes Now
    April 02, 2014 - St. Paul – Minnesota Department of Revenue officials today told all taxpayers to file their tax returns NOW.  The news comes one day before the original target date.  For over one million taxpayers who have not yet filed, they can file now with forms and software that include the new tax law changes passed on March 21.
  • Governor Dayton and the Mayor of BizTown Proclaim April Financial Capability Month
    April 02, 2014 - SAINT PAUL, MN – For its 4th year, Financial Literacy Month in Minnesota is getting a new name – on April 1, 2014, Governor Mark Dayton proclaimed April as Financial Capability Month.  Again this year, ten of Minnesota’s State Agencies have planned approximately 40 outreach and education events across the state to raise awareness for the need to have the skills to make well-informed financial decisions in each stage of life.
  • Governor Dayton Signs Bill
    April 02, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed one bill into law. The bill included five Unsession provisions that Governor Dayton recommended to the Legislature in early March.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton Regarding MNsure Enrollment Announcement
    April 01, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, MNsure announced that nearly 170,000 Minnesotans have enrolled in high-quality, affordable health coverage, and that as many as 36,000 Minnesotans are now eligible for an extension. Governor Mark Dayton released this statement following MNsure’s announcement.
  • Statement from Governor Mark Dayton
    March 31, 2014 - Today, the Metropolitan Council released its staff recommendations for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project. Governor Mark Dayton released this statement following the Metropolitan Council’s announcement.
  • Governor Voices Support for Unsession Disaster Relief Reform Initiative
    March 31, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – As the 2014 Unsession continues, Governor Mark Dayton today voiced his support for legislation that would eliminate unnecessary special sessions in time of disaster. The bill (HF2701) – which is scheduled to be heard today in the House Ways and Means Committee – is authored by state Rep. Gene Pelowski and state Sen. Richard Cohen, and includes the recommendations of the nonpartisan Office of the Legislative Auditor.
  • Governor Dayton Declares “MNsure Enrollment Day” in Minnesota
    March 28, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – More than 152,000 Minnesotans have already enrolled in high-quality, affordable health insurance using MNsure, benefitting from the lowest health insurance rates in the nation. With the March 31st deadline for enrollment approaching, Governor Mark Dayton today declared today “MNsure Enrollment Day,” urging Minnesotans to use MNsure in the coming days to find and enroll in a health plan that best fits their needs. Minnesotans still looking to enroll in coverage should visit or call 1-855-366-7873.
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