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Dayton Shoots For Tradition With Pheasant Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping to start a new tradition with an inaugural governor's pheasant opener to be held in October. Dayton's office said Thursday that he will become the first Minnesota governor to participate in an official pheasant hunting opener on Oct. 14 and 15 in the southwestern city of Montevideo.

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Dayton Vetoes Republican Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the entire Republican budget, ensuring a special legislative session. The Democratic governor struck down the nine bills on Tuesday, about 12 hours after the Legislature adjourned as required by the constitution.

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Minnesota Legislature Sends Abortion Limits To Dayton

The Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton two bills that put new state limits on abortion, but the Democratic governor supports abortion rights and is likely to veto them.

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Most Surveyed Favor Showing Photo IDs At The Polls

An overwhelming majority of Minnesotans
surveyed favor showing photo identification at the election polls. The Minnesota Poll says 80 percent of respondents
support the idea. Both houses of the Legislature have ready passed
a bill that requires identification, but a veto from Gov. Mark
Dayton is anticipated.

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New Minnesota Web Site Bares Info On Health Plans

A new level of detail about nonprofit health plans that get more than $3 billion in annual state business is now online.

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Dayton Casts GOP Tax Cuts As Giveaway To Rich

Minnesota House Republicans have outlined a series of income tax cuts, which Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton says would disproportionately benefit top earners.The House plan would lower two of Minnesota's three tax rates by a faction of a percent each, phasing the reductions in over three years.

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Minn. Senate Rejects Dayton Income-Tax Plan

The Minnesota Senate has overwhelmingly rejected Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to raise income taxes on the wealthy, but the Democratic governor called the vote political game-playing as he tussles with Republicans over how to fix the state's $5 billion budget shortfall. Republicans brought up Dayton's plan for a floor vote Thursday even though their members unanimously oppose it. Republicans say they need to start debating his plan to create a fourth income tax bracket on top earners.

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Dayton Won’t Rule Out Blink-Off Tax In MN Budget

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says his proposal for higher income taxes might include a feature to have the increase blink off once budget conditions improve.

Dayton hinted at the temporary tax in his State of the State address on Wednesday.

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Dayton Opposes Move To Repeal Gun Permits

Gov. Mark Dayton says he doesn't want to get rid of state permits that provide "reasonable" background checks for gun buyers.

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Dayton Seeks Bidders For Radio Program In Minn

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has his parameters for a weekly radio show. Now all he needs is a radio station to air it.

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