October 13, 2014 - Thanks in part to a $15.4 million investment by Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature, visitors to the Mall of America will notice some improvements in their commute starting this fall. Governor Dayton joined local leaders today as the new Lindau Lane Corridor opened to traffic, improving a crucial artery of traffic to Mall of America. The new corridor project will foster economic development in Bloomington, improve the flow of traffic, and provide safer access to parking for the largest shopping mall in the United States.
October 13, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – As additional Ebola screenings got underway at five international airports across the country over the weekend, Governor Mark Dayton, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, and U.S. Senator Al Franken are urging the federal government to include the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in the enhanced screening effort.
October 10, 2014 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District Court. These vacancies were created upon the retirements of the Honorable Paulette K. Flynn and the Honorable Gregg E. Johnson. Both seats will be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County.
October 09, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Tomorrow, Governor Mark Dayton will travel to Worthington to host the Fourth Annual Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. Celebrating the pheasant opener is a long-standing Minnesota tradition – and one that Governor Dayton has highlighted by hosting Governor’s Pheasant Opener events in each of his four years as Governor.
October 09, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has launched three new initiatives that offer assistance to help small businesses in Minnesota expand or improve their operations.
October 07, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today announced that construction on 13 more transportation projects will be accelerated thanks to new investments in the Corridors of Commerce initiative, and cost savings at the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The projects receiving funding today, and 14 other projects that previously received Corridors of Commerce funding, will strengthen the state’s transportation system by adding capacity and improving the movement of freight across Minnesota.
October 06, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – With the first month behind them, thousands of students across the state are settling into their classrooms for the 2014-15 school year. Governor Dayton visited Duluth today, meeting with kindergarten students and teachers at Congdon Park Elementary.
October 04, 2014 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 14-16, delivering emergency relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for carriers and drivers of commercial motor vehicles while in the process of obtaining and transporting diesel fuel. The Emergency Executive Order will help increase the supply of diesel fuel for farmers and other agricultural operations during the fall harvest.
October 03, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Dayton today announced appointments to the Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children. Following the tragic death of four-year-old Eric Dean, the Task Force will make recommendations for comprehensive improvements to the child protection system in the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session.