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Gov. Dayton Vetoes Bill That Would Decrease Utility Regulatory Oversight

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed legislation that would have decreased the oversight of a state electric utility regulator.

The Republican-controlled Legislature passed the bill earlier this month altering the Public Utilities Commission’s responsibilities for electric co-ops. 109 more words


Dayton Signs Sunday Liquor Sales Bill; Goes Into Effect In July

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s official: Come July, Minnesotans can start buying liquor on Sundays.

Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill on Tuesday repealing the decades-old ban. 139 more words


Gov. Dayton To Return To Governor’s Residence Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to head home Sunday after spending two additional nights at the Mayo Clinic following his prostate cancer surgery, according to officials in the governor’s office. 108 more words


Sunday Liquor Sales Bill Headed To Dayton's Desk

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota lawmakers are toasting the end to a decades-old ban on Sunday liquor sales.

The Minnesota House voted Thursday to send the bill directly to Governor Mark Dayton, who says he will sign it. 165 more words


Gov. Dayton To Undergo Surgery At Mayo Clinic Thursday

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton will undergo surgery for prostate cancer at Mayo Clinic Thursday morning.

The governor announced he is fighting prostate cancer in late January, just one day after… 59 more words


New Forecast On Minn. Budget Surplus Expected Tuesday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are getting ready for a new estimate on the state’s expected budget surplus.

Tuesday’s forecast will allow lawmakers to begin divvying up the state’s funds in a variety of competing areas. 88 more words


Gov. Dayton To Undergo Surgery For Prostate Cancer Next Month

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton says he will undergo surgery next month to treat his prostate cancer. The governor met with Mayo Clinic doctors last week, who told him the cancer was caught early and hasn’t spread. 387 more words