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Dayton Signs Bonding Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a nearly $500 million public works package that includes money for college buildings, flood prevention and local roads and bridges. Dayton had wanted more projects as a boost to Minnesota's construction industry, but he said the bill was better than nothing as he signed it Friday.

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Governor, Vikings’ Jared Allen Rally Fans Before Stadium Vote

Gov. Mark Dayton and Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen are among those rallying residents ahead of a Minnesota House vote on a new stadium agreement.

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Dayton Oks Poker, Horse Race Gambling Expansion

Poker players will be able to find more seats and place bigger bets in horse track card rooms and Minnesota Indian tribes will get permission to simulcast live racing. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill Friday that expands gambling in both ways. It stems from a deal between the owners of Minnesota's Canterbury Park and operators of lucrative tribal casinos.

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Dayton Quickly Strikes Down GOP Tax Bill

Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a Republican-crafted tax plan that contained breaks for businesses but would have taken money from the state's rainy day reserves.

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Seniority Still Rules in Minnesota Teacher Layoffs

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have let schools lay off teachers based on their performance rather than simply on seniority. Dayton vetoed the bill Thursday.

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Dayton Praises Planned House, Senate Stadium Votes

Gov. Mark Dayton is praising the decision by Republican legislative leaders to allow a vote on the Vikings stadium proposal in the House and Senate. Dayton says Thursday it will allow Minnesotans to hold legislators accountable for what he calls a momentous decision.

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Mood Acrimonious as Vikings Stadium Talks Continue

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to meet with GOP legislative leaders a day after they proposed a new approach to financing a Vikings stadium. The Democratic governor called the proposal "a hare-brained scheme" and "extremely, extremely disappointing" and says he'll meet with lawmakers Wednesday afternoon.

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Dayton Vetoes Fireworks Expansion Attempt

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the sale and use of more powerful backyard fireworks in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the sale and use of more powerful backyard fireworks in Minnesota.

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Dayton Vetoes Abortion Facility License Fees

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill to require clinics that perform abortions to pay license fees and undergo special inspections. Dayton vetoed the bill Thursday.

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Dayton to Sign Bill Easing Beer Sales at TCF Bank

Cheers! A bill to ease beer sales at the University of Minnesota's football stadium is on the cusp of becoming law. A spokeswoman for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to sign the bill.

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