Gov. Mark Dayton says he still has "absolute confidence" in Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman, despite a recent lawsuit alleging he ignored concerns raised by a former employee.
Gov. Mark Dayton's economic development chief is stepping down. Dayton announced Thursday that Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben would step down April 22.
Minnesota residents without a high school diploma are now able to take the GED test for free for the next several months. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday morning that additional federal funding will allow up to 2,000 people in Minnesota to take the GED test for free through July 2016.