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No special session — unfortunately

Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders were not able to reach an agreement on the content of a special session.

As reported earlier, funding for a light-rail line has derailed plans for a special session. 128 more words

2016 Legislative Session

Gov. Dayton Releases Tax Returns, Says Trump Has 'No Excuse'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Amid the controversy surrounding Donald Trump’s refusal to release his income tax returns, Minnesota’s governor has released both his 2014 and 2015 tax returns. 160 more words


Report Calls For Removing Paintings From Governor’s Office

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A new state report is recommending that two historic State Capitol paintings be removed from the governor’s office.

The controversial paintings depict Native Americans in ways the report says are historically inaccurate and insensitive. 291 more words


Politicians Make Stand In Fight Against Veteran Homelessness

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota is joining the national fight to end veteran homelessness.

On Tuesday, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro joined Congressman Keith Ellison, Gov. 43 more words


Summary shows strong interest in Voluntary Prekindergarten program

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

Even with a short turnaround, Gov. Mark Dayton’s Voluntary Prekindergarten program received strong interest across the state.

The application process for the program ran from June 3 through July 1. 45 more words

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Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Baton Rouge victims

Source: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton

In accordance with the proclamation issued July 18 by President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota. 220 more words

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