Governor Mark Dayton
As lawmakers are trying to make changes to the state’s lottery, Gov. Mark Dayton is celebrating it. At a news conference Friday morning, the Governor said the lottery has generated $2.4 billion for public projects since its inception 25 years ago.
Hump Day version of the WCCO Morning News…Click the link above to listen to things you may have missed.
Tragic story out of New Hope….that story and others today with Dave Lee
John Kline reacts to the State Of the Union address and other highlights from a HUMP DAY can be found by clicking the link above.
Gov. Mark Dayton blasted the new Republican Majority in the Minnesota House Friday for what he calls a “phony” transportation plan. Republicans yesterday unveiled a “no new taxes” plan to fix roads and bridges, but Dayton called it “fantasy.”
Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed a new head of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board. Mark Phillips will return to the board as commissioner after serving as its director of economic development in the 1980s. Phillips was also commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development from 2011 to 2012.
A frigid Monday…click the link above to hear Governor Dayton talk with John Hines.
A Citrus Bowl recap on Friday, with John Hines in for Dave Lee. Click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE.
While Gopher fans focus on Thursday’s bowl game, Governor Mark Dayton is thinking ahead to next season. The governor doesn’t want the Gophers starting any more home games before noon. In fact, he’d like to see a law in Minnesota making those early starts illegal.
The return of Mike Lynch, Vikings recap and more on the Podcast Page. Go there by clicking the link above.
Minnesota unveiled it’s Ebola protocol today. Should the state follow New Jersey and have a mandatory quarantine period for Health Care workers? Click the link to vote on Dave Lee’s Poll.
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If voters grant Gov. Mark Dayton four more years, he says he’ll stick around for all of them. Dayton told The Associated Press in an interview this month that he’s heard the rumors he’d leave office before the end of a second term and catapult running mate Tina Smith into the top job. He says it’s not true.
Steve Forbes drops by to visit with Dave Lee….listen to their chat and other highlights by clicking the link above!
Miss something from a HUMP DAY version of the WCCO Morning News? Click the link above to hear John Hines Fleetwood Mac Concert Review and more…….
Miss something from a Busy HUMPDAY? Click the link above to head to Dave Lee’s Podcast Page.
With just eight weeks left in the race for Minnesota governor, both parties are trying to cast the other’s nominee as too extreme: Republicans say Gov. Mark Dayton is beholden to labor unions, while Democrats are chastising Jeff Johnson as being a right-wing supporter of the tea party.
John Hines sits in for Dave Lee and finds out about severe weather in Central Minnesota.
A visit from the Governor and more….click the link above to listen back to Monday highlights from Dave Lee at the Fair.
The Minnesota Fair marks the unofficial kick-off of the fall election campaigns. Both Governor Mark Dayton and his Republican challenger, Jeff Johnson, are making their case in person with fair goers.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s disappointed that some Minnesota restaurants are pushing costs of a minimum wage increase on their customers. Dayton told Minnesota Public Radio’s Morning Edition Thursday that he thinks the decision is tacky.
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President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages. June and July storms hit more than 50 of the state’s 87 counties, costing Minnesota an estimated $55 million for flood response and repairs.
Prairie Home Companion and the tales of Lake Wobegon are celebrating 40 years. Saturday night, to commemorate the anniversary, Prairie Home Companion returned to the site of its very first broadcast. The radio show with Garrison Keillor was back at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.