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Dayton Announces State Government Diversity Audit

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton announced an independent audit to examine diversity in the state government and identify ways to improve and create more opportunities for people of color in Minnesota. 233 more words


Dayton Names Task Force On Mental Health

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton named on Wednesday the state’s first ever Task Force on Mental Health, saying there’s an urgent need to close loopholes in the mental health system. 193 more words


MSBA Action Alert: Ask Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders for additional education funding

MSBA Legislative Action Alert!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

  • Action need from: School board members and superintendents
  • Action: Ask legislative leaders to renegotiate their budgets to provide $45 million of the $900 million state budget surplus to the general education funding formula.
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2016 Legislative Session

Gov. Dayton increases budget target for education

In a letter today to House and Senate leadership, Gov. Mark Dayton announced that he is increasing his budget target for education. Gov. Dayton plans to put more money into readiness, facilities and counselors. 18 more words

2016 Legislative Session

Buffer strip bill clears the House, heads to governor for signature

A measure that would roll back some of Minnesota’s buffer-strip law has passed the House and is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk.

Dayton signed the measure into law last year. 330 more words


Dayton Pushes Again For Water Quality Funding

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In declaring this week Water Action Week in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton showed Monday he isn’t letting up on his push to improve water quality in the state through increased public involvement and more state spending. 296 more words


Report: Real ID Upgrade Will Cost $5 Million

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — It’s going to cost the State of Minnesota at least $5 million to issue new high security driver’s licenses, according to a new report from the Department of Public Safety. 86 more words