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September 2013

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  • Statement from Governor Dayton Regarding Court of Appeals Chief Judge Matthew Johnson
    September 13, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today in a letter to the Governor, Court of Appeals Judge Matthew Johnson announced that he will not seek reappointment as Chief Judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals when his term ends on October 31, 2013. Judge Johnson will continue his service on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Following the news of Judge Johnson’s decision, Governor Mark Dayton issued the following statement.
  • Taiwan to purchase $3.5 billion in agricultural products from Minnesota, Midwestern farmers
    September 13, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Joined by Governor Mark Dayton today at the Minnesota State Capitol, Taiwanese trade officials and business leaders signed letters of intent to purchase billions of dollars of agricultural products from farmers in Minnesota and other Midwestern states over the next two years. The Taiwanese delegation plans to purchase up to $3.5 billion of American corn and soybeans in 2014 and 2015. Taiwan is Minnesota’s sixth-largest export market, and a key trading partner for the state’s corn and soybean growers.
  • Governor Dayton Appoints Jennifer K. Fischer and Rodney C. Hanson to Fill Eighth Judicial District Vacancies
    September 10, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Ms. Jennifer K. Fischer and Mr. Rodney C. Hanson as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Eighth Judicial District.
  • Governor Dayton proclaims Patriot Day and A Day of Service and Remembrance
    September 10, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – In observance of the twelfth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset, on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Individuals, businesses and other organizations are also encouraged to lower their flags in observance of the anniversary on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton regarding today’s construction accident
    September 10, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton issued this statement today, following a fatal accident on the site of an ongoing excavation project in downtown St. Paul.
  • Picture this: Hundreds of new jobs coming to Shakopee
    September 10, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – At a groundbreaking ceremony today, Governor Mark Dayton, Mayor Brad Tabke, other state and local officials, and executives of Shutterfly, Inc. got a picture of what a new 217,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility will look like in Shakopee. The company, based in San Francisco, is expanding its operations to include a manufacturing facility in Minnesota, creating hundreds of new full- and part-time jobs in the state.
  • Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in the Second Judicial District
    September 09, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN –The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District Court. The Honorable Kathleen R. Gearin has retired, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County in the Second Judicial District.
  • Governor signs disaster relief bill, delivering aid to twenty Minnesota counties
    September 09, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, in a special session, members of the Minnesota Legislature worked together to deliver disaster relief for twenty Minnesota counties that recently sustained widespread damage caused by severe weather. Governor Mark Dayton signed the disaster aid bill into law this afternoon, providing over $4.7 million in state assistance to communities impacted by strong storms, flooding, and a spring ice storm that caused millions of dollars in damage in southwestern Minnesota.
  • Lt. Governor Prettner Solon Representing Minnesota at Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting
    September 09, 2013 - On Monday, September 9, Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon will participate in the Great Lakes Commission’s Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, WI.
  • Notice of Appointment by Governor Dayton
    September 09, 2013 - Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Elise Ristau as a State University Student Member on the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Board of Trustees. Ms. Ristau will be replacing Brett Anderson. Her term will be effective on September 11, 2013 and run through June 30, 2015.
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