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Dayton Urges Republicans To Take Up His Premium Relief Plan

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton is urging House Republicans to pass his health care relief package for Minnesotans hit with skyrocketing premiums.

Dayton wants a 25 percent cut in premiums for 125,000 Minnesotans who make too much money and don’t qualify for tax breaks. 51 more words


MNsure Sign-Ups Exceed 100K As Premiums Rise

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials at Minnesota’s state-run insurance exchange say more than 103,000 people signed up for health coverage in the latest enrollment period. 109 more words


Gov. Dayton Declares Monday Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Monday as “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” in Minnesota, recognizing the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officials. … 34 more words


Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff to honor John Glenn

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton

In honor and remembrance of John Glenn, and in accordance with the proclamation issued this afternoon by President Barack Obama… 118 more words

Gov. Dayton Proclaims 'Bob Dylan Day' In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton is declaring Saturday “Bob Dylan Day” in Minnesota.

Dayton says Dylan — who was born Robert Zimmerman in Duluth and raised in Hibbing — was a true son of the Iron Range who spoke to a generation of young Americans. 50 more words


Reality Check: New Citizens Council To Set Lawmaker Pay

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesota lawmakers could be getting a pay hike next year.

State voters approved a constitutional amendment in November setting up a “Legislative Salary Council” to decide how much legislators should get paid. 429 more words


Report: Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders could spend part of state budget surplus during special session this month

On Friday morning, state officials predicted Minnesota would have a $1.4 billion budget surplus.

With the news of the surplus, Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders… 112 more words

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