May 27, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – During the 2014 Unsession, Governor Mark Dayton and the Legislature successfully enacted nearly 1,200 ways to make state government work better. These reforms – both large and small – will make state government work better, faster, and smarter for the Minnesota citizens and businesses it serves.
May 22, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – On Wednesday, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill into law designating the Wabasha Bridge over the Mississippi River on marked Trunk Highway 60, be named “Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge.” Sergeant Michael Duane Clickner was a lifelong resident of Wabasha, Minnesota, and a 1967 graduate of Wabasha High School. He was killed in action on April 11, 1970, in the Binh Dinh Province of Vietnam. He was 21 years old.
May 21, 2014 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed five more Unsession bills into law. These five bills included Unsession provisions the Governor recommended to the Legislature in early March. Altogether, 1175 Unsession provisions have now become law.
May 20, 2014 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board on Judicial Standards, the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband, and the Governor’s Workforce Development Council.
May 20, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today signed into law two major pieces of legislation that will create an estimated 33,000 new jobs1 and provide tax relief to nearly a million Minnesotans. The first bills (Chapter 294, HF2490 and Chapter 295, HF1068) – together known as the Minnesota Jobs Bill – invest $1.17 billion in critical infrastructure projects across Minnesota and create tens of thousands of new jobs. The second bill (Chapter 308, HF3167) signed today by Governor Dayton provides an additional $103 million in tax relief to middle class families, farmers, veterans, small businesses, and nonprofits.
May 16, 2014 - This evening, the Minnesota Legislature will conclude the 2014 Legislative Session. Throughout the weekend, Governor Mark Dayton will review pending legislation, and consult with his staff and commissioners. He will meet with members of the press early next week. The following is a statement from Governor Dayton.