Governor Mark Dayton

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.
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.
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 enfo…

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