May 27, 2011 - Governor Dayton today sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting a major federal disaster declaration for Hennepin and Anoka Counties following the May 22 deadly tornado that struck the area.
May 27, 2011 - Governor Dayton released the following statement today in strong support of Senator Amy Klobuchar’s proposed legislation, which would authorize the Stillwater Bridge project to move forward.
May 26, 2011 - Citing Minnesota’s already exemplary election system and the lack of broad bipartisan support, today, Governor Mark Dayton vetoed Chapter 69, SF 509, the bill which would require voters to show photo identification before receiving a ballot.
May 24, 2011 - Today, Governor Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 11-17, declaring a State of Emergency in Minnesota following the severe weather storms in the Twin Cities metropolitan area on Sunday, May 22, 2011.
May 24, 2011 - Today, Governor Dayton vetoed the nine budget bills passed by the Republican legislature in the closing days of session, and returned the bills along with veto messages outlining areas of both agreement and concern.
May 23, 2011 - Today, Governor Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 11-16 to provide assistance for displaced citizens, in the wake of the severe weather that caused major damage in Minneapolis on May 22, 2011.
May 13, 2011 - 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 First Judicial District.
May 09, 2011 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending six candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the three current vacancies in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
May 03, 2011 - Governor Dayton has proclaimed today, May 3, 2011, as Minnesota Teacher Day, in conjunction with National Teacher Day, urging that all observe the day by taking time to recognize and acknowledge the impact of teachers.
May 03, 2011 - Minnesotans will experience smoother rides on more than 700 miles of state highways under the ‘Better Roads for a Better Minnesota’ infrastructure improvement program announced today by Governor Mark Dayton and Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel.