May 14, 2013 - Today, Governor Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 13-05, providing for emergency assistance to the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center, due to extreme weather conditions that have caused 25 wildfires, including a major uncontrolled wildfire exceeding 4,000 acres in the vicinity of Red Lake, Minnesota.
May 14, 2013 - Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Wednesday, May 15, 2013, as Law Enforcement Memorial Day in Minnesota, as a tribute to Peace Officers who lost their lives or were injured in the line of duty. On this Law Enforcement Memorial Day, the families of Minnesotans, Tom Decker, killed in the line of duty on November 29, 2012, and Josh Lynaugh, who died in the line of duty on February 16, 2013, will be dedicating the names of their loved ones on the National Law enforcement Memorial in Washington D.C.
May 12, 2013 - Saint Paul, Minnesota – Governor Mark Dayton, Speaker Paul Thissen, and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk today announced agreement on spending and revenue targets for the FY 2014/15 state budget. These targets provide the framework for a fair and responsible budget that invests in the middle class.
May 07, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the reappointment of Michael Vekich to the Board of Accountancy. Mr. Vekich’s term will be effective on May 12, 2013 and run through January 2, 2017.