March 05, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon will be in Washington, DC this week, representing the State of Minnesota at the Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting. While on Capitol Hill, the Lt. Governor will meet with Minnesota’s congressional delegation and leading Great Lakes advocates from across the United States and Canada, urging continued congressional support for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
March 04, 2013 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District Court. The Honorable Robert R. Benson is retiring, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Preston in Fillmore County in the Third Judicial District.
March 01, 2013 - 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.
February 26, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – At a rally with volunteers from across Minnesota in the Capitol Rotunda this morning, Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon will announce that six local service organizations are receiving over $700,000 in new grants to support volunteer opportunities for nearly 4,000 older Minnesotans. The grants, funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), support Lt. Governor Prettner Solon’s ongoing efforts to empower and connect senior citizens with opportunities to improve their communities through service.
February 22, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Over the last two years, Governor Dayton has recommitted state government to a culture of reform and continuous improvement. By streamlining operations, improving services, and empowering state employees to help change the way government conducts its business, the Dayton administration has delivered a better value to taxpayers for every dollar.
February 21, 2013 - Saint Paul – Today, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) announced Minnesota as a winner of $45 million in state Innovation Model funding. Minnesota was one of six states to receive the highest level of award. Minnesota’s winning grant proposal, The Minnesota Accountable Health Model, will ensure that every citizen of the state of Minnesota has the option to receive team-based, coordinated, patient-centered care that increases and facilitates access to medical care, behavioral health care, long term care, and other services.
February 20, 2013 -
St. Paul— In honor and remembrance of Police Officer Josh Lynaugh, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise until sunset, on Friday, February 22, 2013.