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As Promised, Dayton Appeals FEMA Flood Aid Denial

Gov. Mark Dayton is raising concerns about the safety and sanitation of northeastern Minnesota homes that were badly damaged by summer flooding and that won't be covered by federal assistance.

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Dayton Sorry for Comparing NFL Players to War Vets

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he's sorry he compared NFL players in trouble with the law to returning war veterans. The first-term Democrat apologized Thursday in a statement that said he made a poor analogy when he used the comparison in an interview Tuesday.

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Health Care Ruling May Not Sway Minnesota’s Direction

Governor Mark Dayton has said little about what he will do once the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the federal health care overhaul, a decision anticipated today.

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Dayton Won’t Fight Loss in Child Care Union Case

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he won't fight a court ruling that blocked a unionization vote he called for home-based child care workers. Dayton said Tuesday that he disagrees with the April decision but opted not to appeal it.

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Governor, Lawmakers Concerned About Sartell Paper Mill’s Future [AUDIO]

Just over a day after an explosion rocked the Verso paper mill in Sartell killing one worker and hurting five others, Governor Mark Dayton and area lawmakers are voicing their concerns on whether the plant will be rebuilt.

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UPDATE: Governor Dayton to Tour Verso Paper Mill

Governor Mark Dayton will be getting a tour and a first-hand look at the fire-damage Verso Paper Mill.

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Governor Dayton Downs 2nd GOP Tax Plan

A second attempt by Minnesota Republicans to craft a tax-cut bill has met the same fate as the first. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the legislation Monday, days after the Legislature left town for the year.

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Governor Dayton Signs $975 Million Stadium Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to build a nearly $1 billion stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. Dayton signed the bill to cheers Monday during a ceremony attended by the NFL team's owners and several key legislators.

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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.

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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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