Dayton Sets Signing Medicaid Expansion As First Order Of Business By Michael McIntee | December 30, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Follow this author The UpTake will carry live Governor Mark Dayton’s signing of the expansion of early Medicaid on Tuesday. Here is the press release: St. Paul, MN – On Tuesday, January 4th, Governor-elect Mark Dayton will make signing an Executive Order expanding the state’s Medicaid program one of his first orders of business. Dayton will sign the Order in the Rotunda of the State’s Capitol at 9:30am. The public is welcome to attend, and Dayton will offer brief remarks. Expanding the state’s Medicaid program will have an immediate effect on Minnesota, providing new or improved health care coverage to over 95,000 Minnesotans, and retaining 20,000 health care related jobs. WHO: Governor Mark Dayton WHAT: Signing of Executive Orders WHEN: Tuesday, January 4th at 9:30 a.m. Media availability to follow in the Governor’s Reception Room at approximately 10:15am WHERE: State Capitol Rotunda 75 Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard, Saint Paul Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.