Minnesota Governor Press Releases http://mn.gov/governor/ en-us Minnesota Office of Governor Dayton http://mn.gov/governor/images/header_governor_background.jpg http://mn.gov/governor/ Statement from Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith on Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:42:50 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-166434 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith made the following statement after the Supreme Court released its decision to uphold marriage equality across the country. Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:41:42 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-166433 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton made the following statement after the Supreme Court released its decision to uphold marriage equality across the country. Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:24:20 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-166445 ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board on Judicial Standards, Board of School Administrators, Clean Water Council, Commission of Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans, Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board, Governor’s Residence Council, Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council, Minnesota Board on Aging, Minnesota Board of Nursing, Minnesota Board of Social Work, Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, and the Minnesota State Council on Disability. CNBC Names Minnesota “America’s Top State for Business” Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:27:56 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-166320 ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota is America’s Top State for Business in 2015, according to a new report released today by CNBC. Minnesota moved into the top spot this year, after placing 6th in 2014, and 15th in 2013. Lt. Governor Smith Visits Ag Grant Recipient, Mississippi Topsoils in Cold Spring Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:21:19 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-166292 ST. PAUL, MN – Lt. Governor Tina Smith visited Cold Spring-based Mississippi Topsoils today, which received a Value Added Grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:44:19 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-166267 ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators, Board of Pharmacy, Board of Psychology, Explore Minnesota Tourism Council, Minnesota Humanities Center Board of Directors, and the Ombudsman Committee for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:30:31 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-166114 ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, Board of Cosmetologist Examiners, Board of Dentistry, Board of Veterinary Medicine, Minnesota Automobile Assigned Claims Bureau, Minnesota Racing Commission, Perpich Center for the Arts Board of Directors, State Board of Physical Therapy, and the Urban Initiative Board. Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:16:57 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-165946 ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Civil War Commemoration Task Force, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center Board, Governor’s Workforce Development Council, Investment Advisory Council, Merit System Council, Minnesota Mineral Coordinating Committee, Minnesota Zoological Board, State Capitol Preservation Commission, Technology Advisory Committee, and the Trade Policy Advisory Council. Writ of Special Election Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:18:08 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-165900 Writ of Special Election to fill a vacancy in the Office of State Representative for House District 46A in Hennepin County. Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:48:31 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-165840 ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Water and Soil Resources, Center for Rural Policy and Development, Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, and the Minnesota State Retirement System Board of Directors. Governor Dayton Signs Special Session Bills into Law Sat, 13 Jun 2015 14:34:29 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-165728 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed all bills passed by the Legislature during the special session. Governor and Legislative Leaders Sign Agreement for Special Session Thu, 11 Jun 2015 23:29:34 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-165674 ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders today signed an agreement outlining the terms of a special session to be convened at 10:00am on Friday, June 12, 2015. Statement from Governor Dayton Regarding a Tentative Budget Agreement Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:14:46 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-165521 ST. PAUL, MN – Below is a statement from Governor Mark Dayton regarding a tentative budget agreement reached by the Governor and the four Legislative Caucus Leaders. Governor Mark Dayton, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith Visit Saint Paul Park to Talk Railway Safety Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:27:55 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-165271 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, in response to a collision between an oil train and a semi-truck on Sunday, Governor Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith traveled to Saint Paul Park to meet with local officials and discuss the critical need for railway safety investment in the region. Commission on Judicial Selection Recommends Third Judicial District Candidates to Governor Dayton Fri, 05 Jun 2015 11:03:41 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-163759 ST. PAUL, MN – 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 Third Judicial District. Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:45:47 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-163696 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Electricity, Board of Firefighter Training and Education, Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission, and the Plumbing Board. Statement from Governor Dayton on Preliminary Health Insurance Rate Proposals Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:36:29 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-163695 ST. PAUL, MN – For the first time ever, Minnesotans today can see proposed 2016 rate information submitted by Minnesota health insurers for individual market health plans. Under new federal rules, all health plans with proposed rate increases of 10 percent or more are included. These proposed rates are now subject to review by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Governor Dayton Proclaims “The Rolling Stones Day” in Minnesota Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:12:07 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-163691 ST. PAUL, MN – Marking the legendary band’s 11th performance in Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Wednesday, June 3, 2015 to be “The Rolling Stones Day” in Minnesota. Governor Dayton’s proclamation honors the band for a career spanning more than 50 years. Governor Dayton Issues Emergency Executive Order 15-11 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:05:27 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-163665 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Executive Order 15-11, directing the Minnesota National Guard’s Adjutant General to provide personnel and equipment for Monticello Island Nuclear Generating Plant safety drills and exercises. Governor’s Residence Open for Public Tours This Summer Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:04:18 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-163547 ST. PAUL, MN – The 2015 Summer Season at the Minnesota Governor’s Residence will kick-off on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015.