January 12, 2012 - Saint Paul – Today, Governor Mark Dayton directed Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel to establish the Commissioner’s Transportation Finance Advisory Group. Noting that Minnesota’s highways, roads, bridges and public transit systems have suffered decline, Governor Dayton seeks to reverse this trend, starting by gathering recommendations from this Advisory Group.
January 11, 2012 - Saint Paul – Governor Mark Dayton and DFL Legislators together today announced a plan that if passed by the legislature, will put thousands of Minnesotans back to work this year. The plan includes a number of proposals designed to provide incentives for businesses to hire out-of-work Minnesotans, invest in infrastructure and train workers for the jobs of the future.
January 11, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – Governor Mark Dayton announced today that there will be a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals, in the Second Congressional District, when The Honorable David Minge retires on March 31, 2012.
January 09, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that 2 judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District Court. The Honorable Karla F. Hancock and the Honorable Timothy R. Bloomquist have retired, leaving vacancies for district court judgeships chambered at Elk River in Sherburne County and at Mora in Kanabec County respectively.
January 06, 2012 - St. Paul, MN –In honor and remembrance of Police Officer Shawn Schneider and the last living Medal of Honor recipient in Minnesota Michael “Mike” Colalillo, 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 Saturday, January 7, 2012.