February 25, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of School Administrators, the Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council, the Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine, and the Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities.
February 25, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – As the 2014 Legislative Session gets underway, Governor Mark Dayton has announced that Matt Massman will serve as his new Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs. Massman, who previously served as Deputy Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Revenue, will fill the vacancy left when Jaime Tincher was promoted to serve as the Governor’s Chief of Staff earlier this month. As Deputy Chief of Staff, Massman will be responsible for managing the Governor’s legislative agenda and policy initiatives.
February 25, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Military families make great sacrifices for our country, regularly moving to new states and often raising children alone during their loved ones’ deployments. To ensure recent veterans and military spouses are not forced to sacrifice their careers as well, Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon is joining forces with several state lawmakers this session to make it easier for military families to obtain the occupational licenses they need to qualify for certain jobs in Minnesota.
February 24, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, the Clean Water Council, Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation, and the Minnesota Racing Commission.
February 24, 2014 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District Court. These vacancies were created upon the retirements of the Honorable Donald E. Rysavy and the Honorable Fred W. Wellmann. Both seats will be chambered at Austin in Mower County.
February 21, 2014 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District Court. These vacancies were created upon the retirements of the Honorable Heather L. Sweetland and the Honorable Dale A. Wolf. Judge Sweetland’s seat will be chambered at Duluth in St. Louis County and Judge Wolf’s seat will be chambered at Carlton in Carlton County.
February 21, 2014 - Following a major winter storm, Governor Mark Dayton has issued Emergency Executive Order 14-06. The Executive Order directs the Minnesota National Guard to assist stranded motorists in affected counties across Minnesota.
February 18, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota’s public employees are active members of their communities – raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for worthy causes across the state. This year, state employees raised more than $896,000 for charitable organizations in Minnesota.