January 27, 2014 - Governor Mark Dayton announced today that an organized campaign is underway to pursue Super Bowl LII, happening February 4, 2018. Governor Dayton announced the following three Minneapolis-St. Paul business leaders to co-chair the effort:
January 25, 2014 - In recent months, dramatically reduced propane supply has harmed Minnesotans who rely on this fuel to heat their homes and livestock producers who need it to keep their livestock and poultry barns warm
In a letter to President Obama, the lawmakers and Governor urge the Administration to knock down regulatory barriers, take additional steps to alleviate the shortage and provide relief to families and agriculture producers
January 23, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – This Friday, January 24, Governor Mark Dayton will travel to Duluth to host a public forum with college students from four Duluth-area campuses. Starting at 2:00pm, Governor Dayton will be joined by several hundred students from the University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College, the College of St. Scholastica, and Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College for an interactive conversation focused on Minnesota’s future.
January 17, 2014 - SAINT PAUL, MN – Though his life was tragically cut short, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy as an advocate for civil rights lives on in Minnesota and around the world. On Monday, January 20, Governor Mark Dayton will be joined by keynote speaker Representative Keith Ellison, elected officials, and Governor Dayton’s Council on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, for a statewide celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy.
January 16, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Minnesota Commission on National and Community Service, the State Advisory Council on Mental Health, the State Rehabilitation Council, the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind, and the Statewide Independent Living Council.
January 15, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today introduced a bonding proposal that would invest $986 million in infrastructure projects statewide, creating more than 27,000 Minnesota jobs. This new jobs bill would help addresses many of the state’s critical infrastructure needs, while strengthening Minnesota’s economy and getting people back to work.
January 14, 2014 - After more than 25 years of dedicated service to the people of Minnesota and the City of Duluth, Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon today announced she will not seek reelection in 2014. Prettner Solon will not seek a second term as Lt. Governor – a role in which she has led landmark efforts to improve the lives of children, senior citizens, veterans, and Minnesotans with disabilities. During her time as Lt. Governor, Prettner Solon has distinguished herself as a passionate, relentless advocate for Minnesota seniors and Greater Minnesota – and she plans to continue that important work throughout the coming year.