March 09, 2011 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced his appointment of Senator Ellen Anderson to chair the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Sen. Anderson brings to the PUC a strong background in energy policy and a long-standing commitment to public service.
March 04, 2011 - Governor Dayton has signed a proclamation ordering all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, March 5, 2011 in honor and remembrance of Corporal Andrew Charles Wilfahrt of Rosemount.
March 03, 2011 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed House File 1/Senate File 42 into law. The bill streamlines the state's permitting process, putting into law the tenants of his Executive Order to ensure the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Pollution Control Agency (PCA) are "moving at the speed of commerce" by accelerating and simplifying their environmental review and permitting processes.