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/ Commission on Judicial Selection Recommends Sixth Judicial District Candidates to Governor Dayton Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:00:36 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-171133 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 Sixth Judicial District. At State Fair Senior Day, a Call to “Hang Up on Fraud” Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:10:20 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-171104 ST. PAUL, MN – Lt. Governor Tina Smith and Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman joined seniors at the State Fair today to urge Minnesotans to protect themselves against phone scams by “hanging up on fraud.” Lt. Governor Smith also presented Governor Dayton’s proclamation declaring “Fraud Awareness and Prevention Day” in Minnesota. Statement from Governor Dayton on the Retirement of U.S. Representative John Kline Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:01:16 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-171097 ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement, in response to the announcement of U.S. Representative John Kline’s retirement. Lt. Governor Tina Smith Highlights Convenience of Taking Transit, Takes Bus to Minnesota State Fair Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:05:00 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170997 ST. PAUL, MN – Traveling to the Minnesota State Fair on transit is as fun and easy as taking a trip down the Giant Slide at the Midway, as Lt. Governor Tina Smith demonstrated Sunday. Notice of Appointments by Governor Dayton Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:09:53 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170820 ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Firefighter Training and Education, Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board, Governor’s Council on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees. Governor Mark Dayton Proclaims Thursday, August 27 to be “The Great Minnesota Get Together” Day Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:58:13 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170744 ST. PAUL, MN – Commemorating the start of the Minnesota State Fair, Governor Mark Dayton has declared Thursday, August 27, 2015 to be “The Great Minnesota Get Together” Day. Governor Dayton Announces Upcoming Vacancy on Minnesota Court of Appeals Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:03:33 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170693 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the commencement of a process to fill an upcoming at-large vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Governor Dayton Appoints Pamela A. W. King and Carmaine M. Sturino to fill Third Judicial District Vacancies Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:25:40 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170629 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointments Pamela A. W. King and Carmaine M. Sturino as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District. Ms. King will be replacing the Honorable Robert Birnbaum, and will be chambered at Rochester in Olmsted County. Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in the Second Judicial District Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:40:59 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170623 ST. PAUL, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District Court. Statements from Governor Dayton and Lt. Governor Smith on Minnesota ACT Results Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:52:42 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170584 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, the Minnesota Department of Education announced that Minnesota students have achieved the nation’s highest ACT scores for ten straight years. Minnesota Petition for Impacted Iron Range Workers Approved Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:09:15 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170342 ST. PAUL, MN – The petition to the U.S. Department of Labor for the extension of unemployment benefits for impacted Mesabi Nugget workers in Hoyt Lakes and Chisholm, Minn. was officially approved today, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Governor Mark Dayton signs Emergency Executive Order 15-16 Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:13:29 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170304 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed Emergency Executive Order 15-16, providing for emergency assistance to the State of Washington through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. State of Minnesota Awards $9 Million to Help Train Low-Income Adults for In-Demand Jobs Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:45:18 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170240 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Lt. Governor Tina Smith and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced 33 grants statewide totaling $9,001,424 to help low-income Minnesotans overcome employment barriers. Governor Dayton Appoints the Honorable Natalie E. Hudson to the Minnesota Supreme Court Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:17:13 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-170175 ST. PAUL, MN – Today, during a news conference at the Minnesota Judicial Center, Governor Mark Dayton announced his appointment of the Honorable Natalie E. Hudson as Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Statement from Governor Dayton on Mille Lacs Working Group Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:26:26 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-169986 ST. PAUL, MN – The following is a statement from Governor Mark Dayton. MnSCU Signs Partnership Agreements with Universities in Mexico Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:45:14 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-169851 ST. PAUL, MN – In conjunction with a State of Minnesota trade mission to Mexico led by Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is developing partnerships with several universities in Mexico. The partnership agreements provide a foundation for collaboration among the institutions such as student and faculty exchanges, research collaborations, and more. Minnesota and Mexico to Establish New Education and Agriculture Collaborations During Trade Mission Tue, 11 Aug 2015 09:50:39 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-169845 ST. PAUL, MN – This morning in Mexico City, Governor Mark Dayton will formalize five new collaborations between Minnesota and Mexico. During a signing ceremony at the Office of the Mexico Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Governor Dayton, Mexican officials, and members of Minnesota’s trade delegation will sign five memorandums of understanding that will improve educational connections between Minnesota and Mexico, and support women in agriculture and business. Statement from Governor Dayton on Today’s Meeting with Judge Frank regarding the Minnesota Sex Offender Program Mon, 10 Aug 2015 13:38:30 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-169813 ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement today, following his meeting with Federal District Judge Donovan Frank and legislative leaders regarding the status of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. Governor Dayton Declares “Mick Tingelhoff Day” in Minnesota Sun, 09 Aug 2015 10:20:53 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-169763 ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton has declared Sunday, August 9, 2015 to be “Mick Tingelhoff Day” in Minnesota, honoring the lifetime achievements of one of the Minnesota Vikings’ most accomplished players. Statement from Lt. Governor Smith on the Passing of State Representative David Dill Sun, 09 Aug 2015 09:58:26 -0500 Minnesota Governor's Office /governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-169761 ST. PAUL, MN – Lt. Governor Tina Smith released the following statement today, following the passing of State Representative David Dill.