Compromise Talks Stall Out, Dayton Vetoes BillsWith the clock ticking down on the 2018 legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature looks like it is heading towards "crash and burn."
Gov. Dayton Signs Emergency Order Addressing Fertilizer ShortageWhile Gov. Mark Dayton said he plans to veto the tax bill, one thing Dayton did sign this week is an emergency order aimed at getting fertilizer to Minnesota farmers.
GOP House Passes Tax Bill, Testing DaytonGov. Mark Dayton has vowed he won't consider a tax bill until the Legislature authorizes emergency funding for public schools. Republican lawmakers are calling Dayton's bluff.
Dayton Tours Elementary School While Pushing $138M Aid ProposalGov. Mark Dayton toured Parkview Elementary School in Rosemount Wednesday while pushing his proposal to help Minnesota schools facing significant deficits.
Ice-Out On Green Lake; Plans On Track For Fishing OpenerNo, ice augers won’t be needed for this year’s Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener.
Gov. Dayton Signs Bill Naming Section Of Hwy 12 After Fallen OfficerA section of a Minnesota highway is now named after a fallen officer killed by a suspected distracted driver last year.
Republican Keith Downey Bows Out Of Governor’s RaceRepublican Keith Downey announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the Minnesota governor’s race.
Waite Park Millionaire Goes On Food Stamps To Show LoopholesTop Democrats are pushing back against a wealthy Minnesota man who knowingly took food stamps to prove the program has too many loophole.
Gov. Dayton Joins Critics In Buffer Strip DisputeGov. Mark Dayton says he's "surprised and disturbed" by a proposal for adding new enforcement teeth to one of his signature environmental initiatives, a state law requiring farmers to plant buffer strips between fields and waterways to trap pollutants.
Gov. Dayton Lambastes House Version Of MNLARS Funding FixOn Tuesday, Governor Mark Dayton urged legislators to keep working on a solution to the MNLARS funding fix.
Gov. Dayton's Budget Cues Up Tax Fight With GOPGov. Mark Dayton wants to undo some GOP-backed tax breaks passed last year and give some money back to Minnesota families.
Dayton Debuts Measure Aimed At Making Minn. Schools SaferGov. Mark Dayton is ready to lay out his plan to fund safety and security improvements in schools across Minnesota.
Dayton Updates Plan To Lower Nitrate Levels In WaterGov. Mark Dayton has unveiled a revised measure to reduce elevated nitrate levels in water supplies and ensure more Minnesotans have safe drinking water.
Lawmakers Fume As MNLARS Asks For $10M InfusionThe state's newly appointed IT commissioner told state lawmakers Tuesday that if they don't get the money, critical workers could be laid off or leave immediately.
Gov. Dayton, Lawmakers Detail Plan To Combat Opioid EpidemicIt’s a new front in the war on addictive painkillers that the Governor of Minnesota is calling a crisis.