October 18, 2012 - SAINT PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Katie Clark as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Governor Dayton appointed Clark as Executive Director of the Minnesota Trade Office in January of 2011. Clark succeeds Commissioner Mark Phillips, who is resigning effective Friday to pursue opportunities in the private sector.
October 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 occurring in Minnesota’s First Judicial District. This vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Philip T. Kanning earlier this year. This district court judgeship will be chambered at Chaska in Carver County in the First Judicial District.
October 11, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Dayton congratulated Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and the state Department of Education (MDE) for reducing excessive paperwork on Minnesota’s special education teachers. The reduction will enable educators to spend much less time filling out forms and much more time in the classroom teaching children with special needs.
October 03, 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 occurring in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District.
October 03, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – On Thursday, October 4, Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon will host office hours in Duluth. The Lt. Governor announced that she will also host additional office hours on Thursday, October 25.
October 02, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota’s “Own Your Future” campaign officially got underway this week – a state-federal partnership urging Minnesotans to plan for the services they will need as they grow old. The initiative addresses the growing importance of long-term care planning.
October 02, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Emergency Executive Order 12-11 ordering the Adjutant General of Minnesota to order to state active duty such personnel and equipment necessary to support wildfire suppression in Northwest Minnesota.