January 31, 2012 - Today, Governor Dayton announced that he has proclaimed the month of February, 2012 to be Black History Month, “We must acknowledge and pay tribute to the generations of our citizens who struggled through adversity, risked their lives for justice, fought a fight that at times seemed impossible to win, persevered, and continue to fight for equality and the American Dream.”
January 30, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today stood with a broad coalition of consumers, businesses, insurers, and health care experts as they announced their recommendations to guide the development of a Minnesota-made health insurance exchange. A health insurance exchange is a competitive marketplace, including an online shopping tool much like Expedia.com, where consumers and businesses can compare and purchase high quality health insurance at competitive prices.
January 26, 2012 - St. Paul, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today announced that his State of the State message will be delivered to a joint session of the Minnesota State Legislature on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
January 26, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – 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 William R. Pederson’s retirement from the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
January 18, 2012 - Saint Paul – As the Administration looks to the next steps in job creation, Governor Dayton has established the Minnesota Business First Stop. This innovative, multi-agency workgroup will make it easier to do business in Minnesota, by connecting businesses with the resources they need in various state agencies.
January 17, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – 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 Steven P. Ruble’s retirement in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
January 17, 2012 - ST. PAUL – Today Governor Mark Dayton joined U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing the state and federal government to develop a new program that will enhance Minnesota’s water quality by accelerating farmers’ voluntary adoption of on-farm conservation practices.
January 17, 2012 - Saint Paul - Today, Governor Mark Dayton released his bonding proposal for the 2012 legislative session, building on his jobs plan to get Minnesotans back to work. The Governor’s bonding proposal is focused on making the kind of long term investments proven to create jobs.