A former Democratic congressman and a retired Republican legislator have been left off a list of finalists for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. The Regent Candidate Advisory Council forwarded 10 finalists Thursday for five seats on the university’s governing board.
Minnesota’s new transportation commissioner is a Yale-trained businessman who has run his family’s bus company for more than two decades.
Minnesota’s transportation commissioner is resigning. Tom Sorel plans to begin a new job as CEO of AAA Minneapolis on Dec. 1.
Minnesota transportation officials have announced eight flood mitigation projects to be built over the next five years.
On Wednesday, a $1.18 million check from the Federal Transit Administration was delivered to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Minnesotans are being offered the chance to help determine a vision for the state’s transportation system for the next 50 years when the Minnesota Department of Transportation hosts a workshop Tuesday at the Mall of America in Bloomington.
Gov.-elect Mark Dayton has asked Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s top transportation adviser to stay on in his first cabinet-level appointment.