Special Session Talks Hit StalemateGov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders say special session negotiations have taken a step backward.
Talking Points: What Dayton Wants Before Calling A Special SessionThe governor said he won’t call a special session unless he gets more funding for higher education and the Southwest Light Rail project.
Dayton: Lawmakers Punished H.S. League Over Transgender PolicyGov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota lawmakers punished the State High School League because of Republican opposition to the league's transgender athlete policy.
Construction Leaders Urge Dayton Not To Rush Into Special SessionA coalition of transportation companies and workers are asking Gov. Mark Dayton to hold off on calling a special session.
If Leaders Agree To His Terms, Gov. Dayton Open To Special SessionGov. Mark Dayton says he's open to calling a special legislative session next month if top lawmakers agree to meet his requirements.
Dayton Still Unsure About Possible Special SessionHours after Minnesota lawmakers adjourned the 2016 legislative session that saw them fail to reach agreement on several key issues, Governor Mark Dayton is as indecisive as the rancorous political climate inside St. Paul's capitol complex when it comes to calling a special session.
Dayton Announces State Government Diversity AuditGov. Mark Dayton announced an independent audit to examine diversity in the workplace and identify ways to improve and create more opportunities for people of color in Minnesota.
Dayton Names Task Force On Mental HealthGov. Mark Dayton named on Wednesday the state's first ever Task Force on Mental Health. The governor says there's an urgent need to close loopholes in the mental health system.
Dayton Pushes Again For Water Quality FundingGov. Mark Dayton is again pushing to improve water quality in Minnesota with increased public involvement and more state spending.
Report: Real ID Upgrade Will Cost $5 MillionIt's going to cost the State of Minnesota at least $5 million to issue new high security driver’s licenses, according to a new report from the Department of Public Safety.
After Clark Decision, Dayton Focused On Tackling DisparitiesFollowing the decision in the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark, Gov. Mark Dayton said that moving forward Minnesota lawmakers should work towards laws that address racial disparities.
Dayton Says He Would Veto Bill To Re-Open Appleton PrisonGov. Mark Dayton says he'd veto a bill this year to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota.