04, 2014 - The Governor’s Emergency Executive Order delivers Emergency relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for carriers and drivers of commercial motor vehicles while in the process of obtaining and transporting diesel fuel. The Emergency Executive Order will help increase the supply of diesel fuel for farmers and other agricultural operations during the fall harvest.
22, 2014 - The Governor’s Executive Order creates The Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children to advise the Governor and Legislature on system and practice improvements in the child protection system at all levels of government within the State of Minnesota.
04, 2014 - The Governor’s Executive Order instructs Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) and the State Director for Equal Opportunity to develop a model for recruitment and hiring strategies to increase the employment of people with disabilities. It also requires all state agencies to develop plans for promoting employment opportunities for Minnesotans with disabilities, and to begin reporting their progress on a quarterly basis. The Order also directs MMB to develop ways to help employees to more easily update their disability status with their employer.
30, 2014 - Governor Dayton today created The Governor’s Committee on the University of Minnesota Medical School to advise the Governor and Legislature on future strategies, investments, and actions to strengthen the position of the University’s Medical School.
19, 2014 - Gov. Mark Dayton today declared a State of Emergency in 35 Minnesota counties following recent storms and flooding. The Executive Order makes a wide range of state resources available and engages state agencies in response efforts.
09, 2014 - Directing the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources, and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to begin implementing Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program pilot programs.
21, 2014 - Following a major winter storm, Governor Mark Dayton has issued Emergency Executive Order 14-06. The Executive Order directs the Minnesota National Guard to assist stranded motorists in affected counties across Minnesota.