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Dayton To Sign Gay Marriage Bill Tuesday

Gov. Mark Dayton says he will sign a bill legalizing gay marriage in a ceremony on the Capitol steps on Tuesday. The governor's staff announced his plans just moments after the state Senate passed the bill Monday.

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Governor Dayton to Attend Kentucky Derby

Gov. Mark Dayton is traveling to Kentucky this weekend for a meeting of the Democratic Governors Association where he also has plans to take in the Kentucky Derby.

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Robert Raupp
Robert Raupp
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Governor Appoints Raupp as District Court Judge

Benton County's attorney is moving to the other side of the bench. Governor Mark Dayton today (Thursday) appointed Robert Raupp as District Court Judge in the Seventh Judicial District.

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The parking lot behind the Mexican Village will now become a parking ramp thanks to state bonding money. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
The parking lot behind the Mexican Village will now become a parking ramp thanks to state bonding money. Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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St. Cloud Convention Center Included in Dayton’s Bonding Plan

A $109 million commitment to Capitol preservation is the biggest element of Gov. Mark Dayton plan for Minnesota-financed construction projects. His wish list outlined Monday also includes substantial funding for new labs at public universities, a new building on the Minneapolis Veterans Home campus and civic center improvements in Mankato, Rochester and St. Cloud.

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Governor Mark Dayton, Getty Images
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Dayton to Outline Construction Project Wish List

State Capitol repairs, civic center expansions and veterans home upgrades are all expected to have a place in Gov. Mark Dayton's plan for Minnesota-financed construction projects. Dayton has dropped those hints and others ahead of Monday's official release of his wish list. He has said he would press for $750 million in state borrowing.

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Governor Mark Dayton, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Governor Mark Dayton, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Governor Mark Dayton Fielded a Variety of Questions During St. Cloud Stop [AUDIO]

Central Minnesotans had their chance to talk directly to Governor Mark Dayton this (Tuesday) evening in St. Cloud, during the third stop in his "Budget for a Better Minnesota" tour.

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David Lillehaug
David Lillehaug
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Dayton Taps Lillehaug for Minnesota High Court

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed former U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Dayton announced his pick Tuesday. Lillehaug, of Minneapolis, has been working as a private attorney for the last decade and has longstanding ties to the Minnesota DFL.

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Governor Mark Dayton, Getty Images
Governor Mark Dayton, Getty Images
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Governor Dayton to Promote Budget Plan in St. Cloud Tonight

A reminder that Governor Mark Dayton will be in St. Cloud this (Tuesday) evening. Dayton is bringing his "Budget for a Better Minnesota" tour to the St. Cloud City Council Chamber.

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Andy Barth, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Andy Barth, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Dayton: I Didn’t Know Source of E-Pulltabs Estimate

Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota's Gambling Control Board should have disclosed from the beginning that gambling companies helped estimate the amount of tax revenue that would be raised by new electronic pulltab games tapped to fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

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Stearns County Among Leaders in Agriculture [AUDIO]

Governor Mark Dayton is proclaiming this week as Minnesota Agriculture Week.

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