April 30, 2012 - Saint Paul – Today, Governor Dayton held a signing ceremony for House File 2294, the Health and Human Services (HHS) omnibus budget bill. This bill restores $18 million in funding for some of the essential HHS services that were cut as a part of the 2011 budget compromise.
April 23, 2012 - St. Paul—Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Governor’s Interagency Coordinating Council on Early Childhood Intervention and the Merit System Council.
April 13, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending five candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancies occurring in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
April 09, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Emergency Executive Order 12-02 ordering the Adjutant General of Minnesota to order to state active duty such personnel and equipment necessary to assist in the efforts to control the fire near Nimrod, Minnesota today.
April 05, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District Court. The Honorable Donald J. Venne is retiring, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Buffalo in Wright County in the Tenth Judicial District.
April 04, 2012 - Today, in a public bill signing ceremony, Governor Mark Dayton signed Chapter 153, SF 2297 into law. The new law modifies parental notification requirements where a child is the victim of neglect, physical abuse, or sexual abuse occurring outside the family.
April 03, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Chapter 151, House File 1384 into law, amending Minnesota’s Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act by changing the statute of limitations for clawbacks of fraudulent transfers to charitable organizations from six years to two years.
April 03, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending four candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancies created upon Judge Edward J. Cleary’s appointment to the Minnesota Court of Appeals and the retirement of the Honorable Steven D. Wheeler.
April 03, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced $73 million in health care cost savings to state and federal taxpayers, thanks to the voluntary 1% cap on profits agreed to last year between Commissioner of Human Services Lucinda Jesson, HealthPartners, Medica, UCare, and BlueCross BlueShield.