Gov. Dayton Pushes For Political Risks From House RepublicansGov. Mark Dayton delivered an optimistic State of the State address at the Capitol. The speech rallied Democrats, but did not sway Republicans who oppose his transportation and overall spending proposals. On Friday, Dayton is still asking Republicans to forget about politics and take some risks.
Dayton Pushes Major Spending Programs In SpeechOn Thursday night, Gov. Mark Dayton is slated to deliver his annual State of the State address, the fifth speech of its kind for the two-term Democratic governor.
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Gov. Dayton Recaps State Of The State AddressGov. Mark Dayton delivered his last State of the State address Wednesday night as the state's current leader, urging unity among Minnesotans. He also said over the last four years he's been in office, Minnesota's economy is now on the mend.
Dayton Circles Date For State Of State SpeechGov. Mark Dayton has circled a date on his April calendar to deliver a State of the State speech to a joint session of the Minnesota Legislature. Dayton said Wednesday that he's prepared to give the address on April 23.
Key Points From 'State Of The State' AddressIn his third “State of the State” address Wednesday night at the State Capitol, Gov. Dayton focused mainly on the budget, but he did throw in one surprise. He gave his biggest statement yet in support of legalizing gay marriage.
Dayton: Don't Put Off Vikings Stadium VoteGov. Mark Dayton says his administration and lawmakers "may be getting close to a site, a deal and a bill" for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium.
Dayton Speech Presses GOP To Back Jobs ProposalsGov. Mark Dayton is using his State of the State address to push lawmakers to adopt his top proposals while reminding them that Minnesota voters will render a verdict on their performance in November.
An Ex-Governor’s Perspective On State Of The StateWith only hours until Gov. Mark Dayton's State of the State address, former Minnesota Gov.Arne Carlson sheds light on several issues he would approach in the address, starting with the budget.