November 15, 2011 - In an effort to settle a dispute concerning the right of licensed family child care providers to organize to have a union represent them in their dealings with the State of Minnesota, Governor Dayton today issued Executive Order 11-31, which calls for an election among licensed, registered, subsidized, family child care providers.
November 14, 2011 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy created upon Judge Harriet Lansing’s retirement from the Fourth Congressional District seat on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
November 14, 2011 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District Court. The Honorable Timothy K. Connell and the Honorable Jeffrey L. Flynn have retired, leaving vacancies for district judgeships, one co-chambered in Pipestone and Rock Counties and the other chambered in Nobles County respectively.
November 10, 2011 - As the Dayton Administration strives to get Minnesota working again, Governor Dayton today proposed expanding the Minnesota GI Bill to provide thousands of Veterans access to new job training.
November 07, 2011 - One week after hosting a Job Summit focused on strengthening Minnesota’s infrastructure and fostering a strong business climate, Governor Mark Dayton appointed 15 members to a Governor’s Task Force on Broadband.
November 04, 2011 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy created upon Judge Charles A. Porter Jr’s retirement in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. The Fourth Judicial District consists of Hennepin County.
November 01, 2011 - At last Friday’s meeting of Legislative Leaders with Governor Dayton and Chairman Ted Mondale, the consensus among the legislative leadership was that there was not sufficient support in either body to exempt Ramsey County or the City of Minneapolis from holding a referendum on increasing a local sales tax to finance a Vikings stadium.