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Dayton Won't Sign Tax Bill Without Emergency Funding For Schools

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton gave Republican legislative leaders an ultimatum on Monday by saying he wouldn’t sign a tax bill unless they provide $138 million in emergency school funding, halting budget negotiations before they even began. 412 more words


Bill Toughening Protester Penalties Heads To Dayton

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill increasing fines and penalties for protesters who block freeways, transit lines and airports is headed for Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk after clearing the Minnesota Legislature. 113 more words


Spicer, Green Lake Ready For Governor's Fishing Opener

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Half a million people in Minnesota are expected to hit the lakes this weekend for the start of the fishing season.

WCCO’s David McCoy talks to the guide taking Governor Mark Dayton fishing at Green Lake in Spicer Saturday morning. 244 more words


Bill Toughening Penalties For Protesters Clears House

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota House approved tougher criminal penalties Tuesday for protesters who block highways and rail lines.

This comes after hundreds of protesters shut down freeways in the Twin Cities… 216 more words


Dayton Against Using Excess Vikings Stadium Funds For Veterans Homes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota House on Thursday approved a plan to build three new Veterans homes, but it’s running into opposition.

Democratic Governor Mark Dayton says Republicans are stealing the money from a special fund that pays for the new home of the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. 347 more words


GOP, Dayton Battle Over Taxes As Legislative Session Nears End

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A war of words at the State Capitol Thursday night over taxes as the legislative session winds down to its final weeks. 123 more words


Green Lake Preparing For Frozen Governor's Fishing Opener

SPICER, Minn. (WCCO) — Green Lake in Kandiyohi County has an appearance that’s more winter then open water.

And that’s exactly what it will need in just a few short weeks, when this area hosts the annual Minnesota Governor’s statewide Fishing Opener May 10–13. 336 more words