Governor Mark Dayton

Black Lives Matter Will Not Disrupt Twin Cities MarathonOrganizers with the St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter say protesters will not disrupt the Twin Cities Marathon.
4 Things To Know: Minnesota's Small Business Day, Unhappy College Grads And MoreFrom Minnesota's small business day to the possible government shutdown to the reason college grads are so unhappy, here's a look at the four stories to know about for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015.
Dayton Out With 10-Point Plan To Rescue Pheasant PopulationGov. Mark Dayton released a 10-point plan Monday for addressing a long decline in Minnesota's pheasant population, with some steps for helping the game bird underway and other goals that will be closely tracked for signs of progress.
Dayton Declares Monday Minnesota Overdose Awareness DayIn honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed August 31 as Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day.
Dayton Promotes Bass Fishing At Lake Mille Lacs Amid Walleye CrisisAfter the state abruptly ended walleye fishing season on Lake Mille Lacs, there's a new push to promote bass fishing there. Gov. Mark Dayton was fishing for bass Saturday after visiting Hunters Resort in Isle. This past week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources also loosened some bass fishing restrictions on the lake.
Dayton Heads To Mille Lacs For Bass FishingWalleye fishing may be over for the season on Lake Mille Lacs, but plenty of people will still be on the water Saturday to wet their lines.
Minnesota Officials React To SCOTUS Marriage Equality RulingThe Supreme Court of the United States ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. While Minnesota was an early adopter of marriage equality, that didn't stop them from celebrating and voicing their support of the ruling.
Layoffs Loom For Thousands Of State Workers As Budget Talks StallThousands of state workers will get layoff notices on Monday. It comes after another day of budget talks between Governor Mark Dayton and Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt.
Dayton To Meet With Daudt On Possible Special SessionGovernor Mark Dayton will meet with House Speaker Kurt Daudt Tuesday to lay the groundwork for a special session. The two are trying to work things out to avoid a partial government shutdown.
Minn. House Passes Education Finance Bill 71 – 59The Minnesota House passed the education finance bill early Monday morning. Just before 4:30 a.m. the House passed the bill 71 to 59.
MN Drivers Could Soon Show Proof Of Insurance ElectronicallySoon, Minnesota drivers can show proof of insurance with a smartphone. Both the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate unanimously approved the new law. Now, it goes to the governor for his signature.
State Of State Gives Dayton Chance To Crystalize AgendaGov. Mark Dayton has laid out a two-year budget, a transportation plan, a general construction proposal and much more. A primetime speech Thursday gives him a chance to put a finer point on his agenda and what he'll fight hardest for in the legislative session's final six weeks.