December 12, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Charlie Zelle as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Zelle will begin his work at MnDOT on January 15, 2013, succeeding Commissioner Tom Sorel, who resigned December 1st, 2012, to become the CEO of AAA Minneapolis.
December 10, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN – Two years into his administration, Governor Mark Dayton is making important progress toward building a Better Minnesota. Measuring that progress by the improvements Minnesotans have seen in their lives, families, communities, and economy, the Dayton Administration is taking inventory of what has been accomplished thus far, and considering the work that still remains to be done.
December 07, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton recognized more than 50 state employees from ten state agencies for outstanding achievements that have reformed state government and saved Minnesota taxpayers millions of dollars. In the Governor’s ongoing effort to build a Better Government for a Better Minnesota, state agencies have been hard at work finding ways to deliver better services to Minnesotans while eliminating wasteful spending, improving efficiencies, and strengthening measures of accountability.
December 04, 2012 - St. Paul, MN – In honor and remembrance of Police Officer Thomas “Tommy” Decker, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset on Wednesday, December 5, 2012.
November 21, 2012 - The 2012 Holiday Season at the Minnesota Governor’s Residence will kick-off on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012. The Residence will be open for public tours on November 27, December 4, 11 and 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day. No reservations are required; the tours will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
November 20, 2012 - Today, Governor Dayton, joined by Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson, Minnesota’s Turkey Growers Association (MTGA), and Hunger Solutions Minnesota, held a press conference to kick off Thanksgiving week in Minnesota.