EXCERPT: “Joined by affordable housing advocates and community stakeholders, Governor Mark Dayton today issued Executive Order 17-14, creating the Governor’s Task Force on Housing. The nonpartisan task force, comprised of experts and advocates from across Minnesota, will develop solutions to alleviate Minnesota’s housing challenge, and connect more Minnesota families with good places to live. The inability to find safe, affordable housing near job centers and good schools can be a significant barrier to employment and education opportunities for workers and families. Research further shows that children affected by housing insecurity are more likely to struggle in school.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2BlsThN