Gov. Mark Dayton

Protesters Call On Gov. Dayton To Defund Planned ParenthoodAnother rally was held Sunday, calling on Governor Mark Dayton to investigate and defund Planned Parenthood. Groups from both sides of the debate were outside the Planned Parenthood on Vandalia Street in St. Paul.
Gov. Dayton Heading To Mankato For Pheasant Hunting OpenerIt's been a tradition for Gov. Mark Dayton to participate in Minnesota's annual opener for the pheasant hunting season. This weekend, Dayton heads to Mankato as the community will host events Friday and Saturday to highlight hunting in the area.
Dayton Orders Flags At Half-Staff After Oregon ShootingGov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor the victims of a mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Nine people were killed at Umpqua Community College last week before the gunman killed himself.
Hillary Clinton's Minn. 'Leadership Council' Nets Big-Name HelpBoth of Minnesota's U.S. senators as well as Gov. Mark Dayton have signed on to a state "leadership council" for Hillary Clinton's campaign for president.
Dayton Slams GOP Call To Scrap MNsure After Rate HikesGov. Mark Dayton is criticizing Republicans' call to abolish MNsure as a way to counter hefty health insurance hikes.
Gov. Dayton Isn't Counting On Big Changes To Gun LawsMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is downplaying the prospect for significant gun law changes in the wake of the latest mass shooting at an Oregon community college.
MNsure's 2016 Rates Will Surge Up To 49 PercentState officials say Minnesotans buying health coverage through MNsure will pay between 14 percent and 49 percent more on average next year.
New Squabble Looms Over Minnesota Political Office SpaceAnother squabble is shaping up over offices for Minnesota politicians. The 83-year-old State Office Building that is the main workspace for 134 House members and their staffs is in need of more than $100 million in repairs, according to the agency that manages government properties.
Dayton To Ask Legislature For Ryder Cup FundingIt's one of golf's most prestigious tournaments, and it kicks off one year from now at Hazeltine Golf Course in Chaska. And top Minnesota officials are hoping to capitalize on the worldwide attention.
3 Years After Murder, Family Memorializes Son With 'Colton's Law'Colton Gleason, 20, died a day after he was punched in the head in an alley in St. Cloud. The teen who threw the fatal blow, Jesse Smithers, had just been released from juvenile detention and had not been fitted with his GPS monitoring device.
Dayton Orders Flags To Half-Staff For Fallen FirefightersGov. Mark Dayton is ordering state and federal flags to be lowered to half-staff in Minnesota on Sunday, in honor of firefighters who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty.
Dayton To Advocate For Law Changes To Build Soccer StadiumGov. Mark Dayton says he'll take an active role in advocating for law changes that could lead to a new professional soccer stadium and franchise in Minnesota.