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Dayton visits school children

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Governor Mark Dayton learned and sang the alphabet song and even talked about his dogs Thursday morning to school children.

Dayton visited kids at the Northrup Elementary School in Rochester to highlight the importance of early learning scholarships. 60 more words


New Mercury Law For Minnesota Begins Friday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Makers of thermostats that contain mercury will now be taking on greater responsibility for keeping their products out of the garbage and sewer system, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Tuesday. 151 more words


Dems Have Money Edge In Key Minnesota Races

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats enjoy campaign cash advantages in all races for statewide office as the party seeks to keep its current grip on state government power. 533 more words


Gov. Dayton earned $352,000 last year, gave $10K to charity

Gov. Mark Dayton earned $352,601 last year, according to his 2013 tax return which he released to the public Wednesday.  His income came from three sources: 180 more words


Gov. Dayton Paid More In Taxes, To Charity In 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton paid nearly $106,000 in state and federal taxes last year, and upped his charitable giving, too. 123 more words


Dayton Seeks Pre-Election Release Of MNsure Rates

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday he is pushing to release prices for the state’s health insurance exchange on Oct. 1, more than six weeks before Minnesotans can start picking more plans — and a month before they head to the polls. 532 more words


Minnesota Governor's Race Eases Into TV Ad Phase

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican candidate Scott Honour has put up a round of television ads ahead of next month’s primary election to determine his party’s nominee for governor. 119 more words