February 28, 2012 - St. Paul - Governor Mark Dayton today announced the appointment of Edwin Van Petten as Executive Director of the Minnesota State Lottery. Van Petten held the position of Executive Director for the Kansas State Lottery for 11 years.
February 24, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the members of the Governor’s Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying. Governor Dayton announced the establishment of this task force on November 29, 2011.
February 23, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Gary M. Hall as a judge on Minnesota’s Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals. Mr. Hall will be replacing the Honorable William R. Pederson, who retired earlier this year.
February 22, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed HF 1770 into law, requiring teacher candidates to pass a basic skills exam in order to receive a Minnesota teaching license. Current law requires Minnesota colleges and universities that offer a teacher preparation program to provide remedial assistance and academic support to teacher candidates that do not pass the basic skills exam