STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Process leads to Dayton outdoors funding vetoes
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two provisions of a bill funding outdoors and arts projects, saying a House committee ignored a citizen advisory panel.
The vetoes eliminated $3 million to fight aquatic invas... Posted on 5/23/13 at 11:37 AM
ON MY MIND Governor Dayton meeting Trick-or-Treaters
I saw a few photos of Governor Mark Daytonmeeting trick-or-treatersduring the Halloween celebration at the Governor's mansion. I just loved it. He is such apeople person, aservant leader and a great G... Posted on 11/1/12 at 12:57 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Dayton proclaims Sunday as Ducks Unlimited Day in Minnesota
Sunday is Ducks Unlimited Day in Minnesota.
According to a news release from the conservation group, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed a proclamation honoring DU for its 75th anniversary.
D... Posted on 1/25/12 at 11:41 AM
DRAGON NEWS Governor's bonding plan includes library funding
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton unveiled his bonding proposals today under the title "Getting Minnesota Back to Work." His "shovel-ready" projects total more than $500 million and include $14.9 million... Posted on 1/31/11 at 5:43 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Dalrymple, Dayton bet on hockey game
Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Gov.-elect Mark Dayton have placed their food bets on the hockey game between the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs and the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux.
If... Posted on 12/30/10 at 2:00 PM
On Monday night, Dayton held the latest in a series of "Meetings with Mark" that he's hosted around the state in recent weeks. The room apparently erupted into heckling and interruptions when Dayton was trying to explain his belief that state lawmakers should get a raise in pay.
The governor announced on his Facebook page Thursday that his son Eric and daughter-in-law Cory are parents of a newborn son. Hugo Benjamin Dayton was born at 12:57 p.m. on Wednesday and weighed in at seven pounds, 10 ounces.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday that Minnesota's Gambling Control Board should have revealed from the start that it consulted the gambling industry when compiling its projections for how much the state would make from expanding electronic gaming to help pay for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all state agencies to stop buying products that contain the chemical compound triclosan. The executive order says agencies must end purchases of hand soap, laundry soap and other products containing triclosan by June.
In hopes of boosting student achievement, Gov. Mark Dayton wants to boost funding for the state's English language learning programs by about $4.5 million a year, a 12 percent increase over current levels.
On defense over its sweeping tax plan, Gov. Mark Dayton's administration struck back Friday back against perceptions that his proposed sales tax expansion would put Minnesota businesses at a disadvantage when bidding for out-of-state service contracts.
Jeff Van Wychen wants Minnesotans to believe they will be paying less for government operations under Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed budget. That’s incredible considering Dayton’s plan includes huge increases in taxes and spending.
The Minnesota Senate has confirmed three Dayton administration commissioners. The Senate voted Monday to back Edwin Van Petten to lead the Minnesota State Lottery, Susan Haigh as chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council, and Carolyn Parnell as the state's chief information officer.
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