Governor Mark Dayton

Dayton to Sign Vikings Stadium Bill on Monday
Tomorrow will be another big day at the Capitol for Vikings fans — as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the stadium bill into law. Dayton has been one of the biggest cheerleaders for the new $975 million project, which won final legislative approval Thursday after years of failed attempts.
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 sig…
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'…
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 wi…
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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