March 31, 2014 - Today, the Metropolitan Council released its staff recommendations for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project. Governor Mark Dayton released this statement following the Metropolitan Council’s announcement.
March 31, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – As the 2014 Unsession continues, Governor Mark Dayton today voiced his support for legislation that would eliminate unnecessary special sessions in time of disaster. The bill (HF2701) – which is scheduled to be heard today in the House Ways and Means Committee – is authored by state Rep. Gene Pelowski and state Sen. Richard Cohen, and includes the recommendations of the nonpartisan Office of the Legislative Auditor.
March 28, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – More than 152,000 Minnesotans have already enrolled in high-quality, affordable health insurance using MNsure, benefitting from the lowest health insurance rates in the nation. With the March 31st deadline for enrollment approaching, Governor Mark Dayton today declared today “MNsure Enrollment Day,” urging Minnesotans to use MNsure in the coming days to find and enroll in a health plan that best fits their needs. Minnesotans still looking to enroll in coverage should visit MNsure.org or call 1-855-366-7873.
March 25, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, MNsure announced that it has surpassed its enrollment goal, helping more than 136,000 Minnesotans access quality, affordable health care coverage. Following today’s announcement, Governor Dayton released this statement.
March 25, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced the first projects awarded funding under the Minnesota Job Creation Fund, a new $24 million program approved by Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature last spring for economic development.
March 24, 2014 - Governor Mark Dayton today released the following statement after MNsure announced that Minnesotans who have attempted to enroll in health coverage by the March 31st deadline will be eligible for an extension.
March 21, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today signed legislation (HF1777) cutting taxes for middle class Minnesotans and businesses. The $508 million tax cut signed into law today will put more money in the pockets of middle class families, individuals, and thousands of businesses across Minnesota. Because the Legislature acted quickly to pass the bill, many Minnesotans will see immediate tax savings during the current tax filing season.