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  • Governor Dayton Voices Support for Broadband Infrastructure Funding
    April 09, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – At a State Capitol news conference Tuesday, Governor Mark Dayton discussed his support for additional funding this session to expand access to high-speed broadband across Minnesota. Governor Dayton said he was optimistic after meeting with Danna MacKenzie, executive director of the state’s new Office of Broadband Development, that a legislative proposal for new broadband funding could be passed and signed into law this session.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton Regarding Minimum Wage Agreement
    April 07, 2014 - Today, legislative leaders in the Minnesota House and Senate announced a compromise agreement to raise the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 per hour, and index it to inflation. Governor Mark Dayton provided this statement following today’s announcement.
  • Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton
    April 07, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Joyce Baumann to the Board of Teaching. Ms. Baumann is replacing Ryan Vernosh. Her term will be effective on April 12, 2014, and will run through January 2, 2017.
  • North Star Insurance Expands Cottonwood Headquarters
    April 07, 2014 - North Star Mutual Insurance Company, headquartered in Cottonwood, Minn., is expanding due to an increase in services to markets throughout the Midwest. The company announced plans to invest $9.5 million and will create 12 new full-time permanent jobs.

  • Governor Dayton Appoints Eric P. Schieferdecker to Fill Ninth Judicial District Vacancy
    April 04, 2014 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Mr. Eric P. Schieferdecker as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District. Mr. Schieferdecker will be replacing the Honorable Donald J. Aandal, who resigned earlier this year. The judgeship will be chambered at Warren in Marshall County.
  • DC Group Expands in North Minneapolis
    April 04, 2014 - DC Group, a Minnesota-based maintenance and repair services group, announced plans to expand its North Minneapolis facility and will create at least 33 full-time permanent jobs. The company’s expected private investment in the expansion is over $6.2 million.
  • Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on Anti-Bullying Measure
    April 03, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, the Minnesota Senate passed a bill strengthening protections against bullying in Minnesota schools. The following is a statement from Governor Mark Dayton.
  • Governor Dayton to Deliver State of the State Address on April 23 at 7:00pm
    April 03, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today announced he will deliver his annual State of the State Address to a joint session of the Minnesota Legislature on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, beginning at 7:00pm. Copies of letters Governor Dayton sent to Speaker of the House Paul Thissen and President of the Senate Sandra Pappas are attached.
  • Segment of Trunk Hwy 36 to be Named “Officer Richard Crittenden, Sr., Memorial Highway”
    April 03, 2014 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill designating a segment of Trunk Highway 36 in North Saint Paul to be named “Officer Richard Crittenden, Sr., Memorial Highway.”
  • Governor Dayton Signs Bills
    April 03, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed two bills into law.
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