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Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Senate Confirms Matt Varilek as DEED Commissioner

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today the Senate has unanimously confirmed Matt Varilek as Commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). “Matt Varilek has already shown he has the experience, understanding and the talent… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Senate Confirms Matt Varilek as DEED Commissioner

Sen. Hoffman support aids Brooklyn Park pharmaceutical center transition

Thanks to Sen. John Hoffman’s (DFL-Champlin) ongoing support and commitment to the Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) – a Brooklyn Park pharmaceutical company recently purchased by a Japanese company is on its way to receiving $2 million from DEED. The Department of Employment and Economic Development administers funds from MIF to local units of government who provide loans to assist business expansion which in turn helps support job growth and economic development.

State Adds 7,200 Jobs in September

ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,200 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

The September gains, combined with August figures that were revised upward by 2,700 jobs, bring calendar year gains to a seasonally adjusted 23,000 jobs statewide. Since hitting the recessionary low point five years ago in September, Minnesota has added 212,800 jobs.Read More »State Adds 7,200 Jobs in September