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Gov. Dayton Lambastes House Version Of MNLARS Funding Fix

ST. PAUL (WCCO) — In the midst of an election year, Governor Mark Dayton warned about a highly political and partisan session at the Capitol where it would be tough to get anything passed. 165 more words


Gov. Dayton's Budget Cues Up Tax Fight With GOP

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday proposed repealing several GOP-backed tax breaks that he signed into law last year and sending more money back to Minnesota families, setting up an inevitable clash with the Republican-controlled Legislature as it works to synchronize Minnesota’s tax code with the new federal cuts. 522 more words


Dayton Debuts Measure Aimed At Making Minn. Schools Safer

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a $21-million safety plan for preventing school shootings.

The Democratic governor is also asking lawmakers to pass a series of gun restrictions, including age restrictions for assault rifles. 192 more words


Dayton Updates Plan To Lower Nitrate Levels In Water

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has unveiled a revised measure to reduce elevated nitrate levels in water supplies and ensure more Minnesotans have safe drinking water. 120 more words


Lawmakers Fume As MNLARS Asks For $10M Infusion

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — MNLARS says it needs $10 million in immediate emergency funds by Thursday.

The state’s newly appointed IT commissioner told state lawmakers Tuesday that if they don’t get the money, critical workers could be laid off or leave immediately. 309 more words


Gov. Dayton, Lawmakers Detail Plan To Combat Opioid Epidemic

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a new front in the war on addictive painkillers that the Governor of Minnesota is calling a crisis.

Within the last few hours, Gov. 299 more words


Gov Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Colonel Leo Thorsness

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesotans are honoring and remembering a man who deeply loved his country. Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all state and federal flags in Minnesota at half-staff today in memory of Colonel Leo Thorsness. 100 more words