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April 6, 2015
The real work at Capitol begins now
ST. PAUL — The massive proposals to settle Minnesota’s big issues that have consumed lawmakers at the Capitol the past few months? Those were just the starting positions.
April 6, 2015 - 12:09am
April 3, 2015
Dayton to seek more funds for Lewis & Clark water system
WORTHINGTON — Gov. Mark Dayton announced during Thursday’s gathering in Worthington that he will seek $39 million in state bonding funds this session to complete the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project from Luverne to Worthington. The proposal is part of a more than $800...
April 3, 2015 - 9:17am
Dayton proposes budget to improve fish, wildlife management
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday proposed a budget to enhance the state’s management of fish and wildlife, recreation programs and enforcement efforts. The proposal would improve fisheries population surveys, create more forest wildlife habitat, help landowners improve...
April 3, 2015 - 6:00am
Governor visits Worthington to talk buffer initiative with large crowd
WORTHINGTON — An estimated 200 people, including farmers from more than a 12-county area of southern and western Minnesota, packed inside the...
April 3, 2015 - 1:03am
March 23, 2015
Minn. Republicans present $7B, 10-year transportation plan with no new taxes
ST. PAUL -- Legislative Republicans say they can fund all 607 Minnesota road and bridge projects Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton proposes, but without tax increases.
March 23, 2015 - 10:51am
February 27, 2015
Big state budget surplus equals big dispute among state leaders
ST. PAUL — One of the largest budget surpluses in Minnesota history quickly turned into a big-time, and familiar, dispute about what to do...
February 27, 2015 - 11:01pm
February 13, 2015
State government not all hugs and kisses
ST. PAUL — It probably is a safe bet that Mark Dayton and Tom Bakk did not exchange Valentine’s Day cards.
February 13, 2015 - 11:05pm
February 12, 2015
Capitol fireworks: Senate seeks to suspend pay increases for Dayton’s commissioners
ST. PAUL — The weeks’ long controversy over pay raises Gov. Mark Dayton gave to his commissioners fractured relations between the DFL governor and the DFL Senate leader on Thursday, which ended with Dayton exploding with anger.
February 12, 2015 - 11:38pm
December 14, 2014
Pheasant Summit: Habitat needs to be improved on private land
MARSHALL — Minnesota’s strategy to reverse a steady decline in its pheasant population should focus on making habitat improvements on private...
December 14, 2014 - 11:42pm
November 27, 2014
Minnesota tax collections and spending appear likely to stay steady
ST. PAUL — After a Thanksgiving holiday at his son’s home in San Francisco this weekend, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will return to his Capitol area office Monday to start working “full bore,” he said, on crafting what is likely to be a $40 billion-plus budget to submit to...
November 27, 2014 - 11:09pm
October 14, 2014
Gov. Dayton, challenger Johnson see world differently
DULUTH, Minn. -- Mark Dayton and Jeff Johnson see the world differently.
October 14, 2014 - 12:06pm
September 26, 2014
Dayton, Johnson differ on campaigns, issues
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Mark Dayton rode to Redwood Falls City Hall in an immaculate, black, state-owned 2011 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by...
September 26, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 16, 2014
Dayton, Franken protest Peterson's reinstatement
With public pressure growing, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken both said Tuesday that the Vikings should not have reinstated running back Adrian Peterson to play after he was charged with child abuse last week in Texas.
September 16, 2014 - 11:29pm
August 22, 2014
Former Gov. Arne Carlson says Vikings stadium should be an election issue
MINNEAPOLIS — Want to know what hasn’t been an election issue but should be?
August 22, 2014 - 11:23pm
July 31, 2014
Republican governor candidates jump on mining, timber bandwagon
DULUTH — Minnesota’s four major Republican governor candidates went into heavily Democratic Duluth on Thursday to support mining and timber.
July 31, 2014 - 11:34pm