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  • Moorhead Fire Department to Receive $100,000 in State Funding for Rail Safety Emergency Response Equipment and Training
    September 02, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety announced today that the Moorhead Fire Department will receive $100,000 in state funding to staff and train an Emergency Response Team, and upgrade and expand the city’s emergency response equipment. In light of the large amount oil transported through the state, Governor Dayton signed legislation into law this year that provided this funding for an Emergency Response Team in Greater Minnesota.
  • On first day, Governor Dayton wishes students, teachers success
    September 02, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – With thousands of students across the state returning to school today many will benefit from the $895 million that Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature have invested in schools since 2011. This year, more than 55,000 of Minnesota’s youngest learners will benefit from free all-day Kindergarten, while others will benefit from high-impact initiatives designed to increase literacy and close the achievement gap.
  • Governor Dayton Issues Letter to Flood Diversion Authority
    August 29, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Earlier today, Governor Mark Dayton sent a letter to the Flood Diversion Authority, expressing his concerns with the Fargo-Moorhead Area Flood Diversion Project.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on the Completion of the Southwest Light Rail Transit Municipal Consent Process
    August 29, 2014 - Today, the Metropolitan Council announced the conclusion of the Southwest LRT municipal consent process, following a Minneapolis City Council vote. Hennepin County and the Cities of Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Hopkins and St. Louis Park had already provided consent to the project.
  • Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton
    August 28, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Board.
  • Governor Dayton marks 20 years of Senior LinkAge® Line
    August 28, 2014 - Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed today, Aug. 28, 2014, Senior LinkAge Line® One Stop Shop for Older Minnesotans Day in honor of the 20th year of the service, which connects older Minnesotans and their families at no cost to the resources they need. The Senior LinkAge Line® is marking this milestone by unveiling a new 20-year anniversary logo, which is prominently featured at the Minnesota Board on Aging’s booth in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fair.
  • Menasha Packaging Expanding in Lakeville
    August 27, 2014 - LAKEVILLE – Wisconsin-based corrugated display and packaging manufacturer Menasha Packaging will create 15 jobs and invest $7 million in an expansion of its operations in Lakeville.
  • Governor Dayton Urges Federal Government to Act on Grain Shipment Delays
    August 27, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Earlier today, Governor Mark Dayton sent this letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB), urging the board to use its authority to ask Class I railroads what they are doing eliminate the severe backlog of grain shipments for Minnesota farmers. Governor Dayton called on the STB to bring all parties to the table to find an urgently-needed resolution.f
  • Governor Dayton Appoints Darci J. Bentz to Fill Fifth Judicial District Vacancy
    August 26, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Ms. Darci J. Bentz as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. Ms. Bentz will be replacing the Honorable Linda S. Titus, who retired earlier this year. Ms. Bentz will be chambered at Jackson in Jackson County.
  • Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on ITC Steel Dumping Decision
    August 22, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, following the strong urging of Governor Mark Dayton, the International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to impose penalties on South Korea and five other countries for illegally dumping steel products in the United States. The move will allow tariffs to be imposed on Korean steel products coming into the United States at anti-competitive prices.
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