March 30, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of the Honorable Carol A. Hooten as judge for the Second Congressional District seat on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Judge Hooten will be replacing the Honorable David Minge.
March 30, 2012 - Washington, D.C. – As part of President Obama’s blueprint for an economy built to last, the Obama Administration today joined with the governors of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will focus the efforts of key federal and state regulatory agencies to promote the efficient and responsible development of offshore wind resources in the Great Lakes.
March 27, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – Governor Mark Dayton announced today commencement of a process to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals, for the Seventh Congressional District, created when The Honorable Roger M. Klaphake reaches mandatory retirement under state law this summer.
March 22, 2012 - Saint Paul – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced a new strategy to double Twin Cities exports by 2017. The MSP Export Initiative will focus on growing exports; increasing the global visibility of the region and helping companies get their products to foreign markets. The initiative was developed through a partnership between the Minnesota Trade Office, the City of Minneapolis, and the Brookings Institution.
March 20, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed three bills into law. All three of these bills passed both bodies of the legislature with unanimous support. Governor Dayton vetoed Chapter 133, House File 1560.
March 19, 2012 - Today, Governor Dayton announced that he has proclaimed tomorrow, March 20, 2012 to be Gopher Women’s Hockey National Champions Day, after the University of Minnesota Women’s Hockey Team defeated the University of Wisconsin 4-2 in the NCAA Division I Women’s Hockey 2012 Frozen Four championship game, earning them the distinction of being the NCAA Division I Champions for the year 2012.