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.
Dayton Vetoes Marriage Amendment In Symbolic Move
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the bill that calls for a statewide vote next year on a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, but acknowledged it's a symbolic move and he can't keep it off the ballot. Last week the Legislature put the marriage amendment on the 2012 general election ba…
Dayton Vetoes Republican Budget
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the entire Republican budget, ensuring a special legislative session. The Democratic governor struck down the nine bills on Tuesday, about 12 hours after the Legislature adjourned as required by the constitution.