March 07, 2014 - In honor and remembrance of Lance Corporal Caleb L. Erickson, 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 Monday, March 10, 2014.
March 06, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today released a statement regarding his supplemental budget proposal. Additional information about the Governor’s budget proposal can be found here.
March 06, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today proposed $616 million in tax cuts that would put more money in the pockets of middle class Minnesotans and benefit thousands of Minnesota businesses. The Governor’s proposal would allocate the remaining half of Minnesota’s $1.2 billion surplus to the state’s budget reserve, before allowing for up to $162 million in essential expenditures. The Governor’s proposal would increase the current budget reserve by $455 million if the legislature follows his recommendations – the first increase since 2001.
March 05, 2014 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of the Honorable Denise D. Reilly and Peter M. Reyes, Jr. as judges on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Judge Reilly and Mr. Reyes will be appointed to at-large seats, which will become vacant upon the retirements of the Honorable Thomas J. Kalitowski and the Honorable Terri J. Stoneburner on April 1, 2014.
March 04, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton and key members of the Cabinet today unveiled his administration’s legislative agenda for the 2014 Unsession. Governor Dayton’s reform proposals include over 1,000 ways to make state government work better for the people of Minnesota. From reforms that will improve state government services, to the elimination of unnecessary and outdated statutes, to simplifying the language of our state laws, the Governor’s Unsession proposals have one overriding goal: creating a Better Government for a Better Minnesota.