Katharine Tinucci

Dayton Drew Big Inaugural Checks After ElectionAfter easily securing a second term as Minnesota governor, Democrat Mark Dayton landed sizable checks toward his early-January inauguration, including some from corporations whose leaders favored the GOP nominee in the race.
Minnesota Chamber Backs Republican Johnson Minnesota's Chamber of Commerce on Friday backed Republican Jeff Johnson over Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton as the business community weighs how big a role to play in the governor's race.
Dayton Picks Spokeswoman To Run 2014 CampaignGov. Mark Dayton's current chief spokeswoman will run his 2014 reelection campaign. Katharine Tinucci assumed the job of press secretary when Dayton took office. She had been communications director and deputy manager for Dayton's 2010 campaign.
Dayton Authorizes Shelter For Stranded MotoristsGov. Mark Dayton has issued a retroactive executive order authorizing the use of a National Guard Armory in Olivia as shelter after some stranded motorists had to stay there during Sunday night's blizzard.
Good Question: When Do Flags Have To Be At Half-Staff?Through Friday, flags at federal buildings around the United States will be at half-staff in honor of the victims of the Sikh temple shooting outside Milwaukee. As of Wednesday night, Minnesota hasn’t decided whether flags should be lowered in front of state buildings.
Dayton: Vikings Stadium Must Be At Dome To Pass Gov. Mark Dayton is telling the owners of the Minnesota Vikings the team's new stadium will have to be at the Metrodome site if a stadium bill is to pass the Legislature this year.
Dayton To Contest Child Care Unionization RulingGov. Mark Dayton will contest a court-ordered temporary injunction that sidetracked a planned unionization vote by in-home child care providers.
Dayton To Meet With American Crystal Execs Gov. Mark Dayton is traveling to Moorhead Saturday to meet with American Crystal Sugar Co. executives, and to attend a meeting organized by union workers who've been locked out of jobs there since Aug. 1 on a contract dispute.
Unionization Divides Day Care Community Gov. Mark Dayton has the power to make a single decision that would divide day care providers across the state.
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