June 17, 2014 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending six candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the four current vacancies in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. These vacancies were created upon the appointment of the Honorable Denise D. Reilly to the Minnesota Court of Appeals and the retirements of the Honorable Ann L. Alton, the Honorable Mary S. DuFresne, and the Honorable Mark S. Wernick. These district court judgeships will be chambered at Minneapolis in Hennepin County in the Fourth Judicial District.
June 16, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – This afternoon, Governor Mark Dayton hosted a conference call with local leaders in Luverne and Edgerton, following severe weather that caused flooding in the region over the weekend. The following individuals participated in this afternoon’s call.
June 16, 2014 - NEW BRIGHTON – Medical device manufacturer Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced plans today to build a $30 million headquarters in New Brighton and to expand its workforce with 205 new, high-paying jobs within two years.
June 13, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Animal Health, Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, and the State Guardian Ad Litem Board.
June 13, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, overlooking beautiful Fountain Lake in Albert Lea, Governor Dayton was joined legislators, community members, and advocates for a ceremonial signing of the 2014 Jobs Bill. The legislation, signed into law by Governor Dayton last month, invested $7.5 million in environmental improvements for Fountain Lake aimed at improving water quality, fishing, and recreational opportunities.
June 13, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – The expansion of Rochester’s Mayo Civic Center has been eight years in the making. And thanks to the Jobs Bill passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Mark Dayton last month, the project is finally on track to be completed. The Jobs Bill enacted this session provided $35 million to complete the remaining work on the project. The Civic Center expansion is expected to create more than 1,000 new jobs, including 700 construction jobs and 300 permanent positions. In the decade after the project is completed, the expanded Mayo Civic Center will add an estimated $370 million to the Rochester Area economy.
June 13, 2014 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District. This vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Gail Chang Bohr. Judge Bohr’s seat will be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County.
June 11, 2014 - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today led a meeting with Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Al Franken, Representatives Collin Peterson and Tim Walz, and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to continue pressing the Administration to complete the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System (LCRWS). During the meeting, the lawmakers and Governor Dayton highlighted the need for the Administration to make good on its commitment and provide the funding necessary to connect Minnesota communities in need of water. Minnesota recently approved $22 million in state money to complete the first phase of the project, but additional funds are still needed to see the project through.
June 11, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans, and the Governor’s Workforce Development Council.