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Dayton Vetoes GOP Bill on School IOUs

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a Republican-crafted bill that would have repaid state IOUs to Minnesota public schools more quickly. Dayton said on Thursday that the method of payment would have left the state in a precarious financial position.

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Governor Signs Jacobs Law

Governor Mark Dayton signed Jacob's Law into law. The new law directs law enforcement to notify both parents if a child is the victim of neglect, physical abuse, or sexual abuse occurring outside the family. The law specifies how parents will be notified. In addition, the law directs law enforcement to immediately notify the local welfare agency if a child is the victim of abuse.

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Dayton Signs Bill Limiting ‘Clawback’ Lawsuits

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations.

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‘Jacob’s Law’ Headed to Governor’s Desk

"Jacob's Law" now awaits Governor Mark Dayton's signature to become law. It requires both parents to be told if their child was possibly sexually abused outside their home.

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Dayton Backs Bigger Charity Share in Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that Minnesota charities that operate pull-tab gambling get a bigger chunk of tax receipts from an expansion of those games at the expense of using the money to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium.

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Governor Dayton Vetoes Deadly Force Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have expanded the cases in which people could use deadly force to defend their dwellings.

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Dayton Says He’ll Push Tax-the-Rich Plan in 2013

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll push his plan to raise income taxes on the richest Minnesotans regardless of the state's budget situation next year.

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Governor Dayton Proclaims Minnesota Agriculture Week

Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed this coming week, March 4-10, as Minnesota Agriculture Week.

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St. Cloud Mayor Joins Tax Reform Talks Today

St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis is in St. Paul today attending the first of several meetings for a new Tax Reform Advisory Group appointed by Governor Mark Dayton.

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Dayton: Bill Changing Teacher Layoffs is Premature

Gov. Mark Dayton is suggesting he will veto a bill that would let schools lay off teachers by factors other than seniority alone. The legislation would let districts consider teacher evaluations when making layoffs. It's likely to reach Dayton's desk soon.

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