November 03, 2014 - Amending Executive Order 14-17 pertaining to the hours of service exemption to motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in emergency relief efforts related to the shortage of propane supplies across Minnesota.
October 24, 2014 - Delivering emergency relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in emergency relief efforts. The Emergency Executive Order will help increase propane supplies across Minnesota, improving access for farmers during the autumn harvest and enhancing the state’s preparedness for the winter heating season.
October 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.
September 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.
August 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.
July 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.
June 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.
April 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.