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Officials meet with Dayton on Lewis & Clark

April 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Two weeks ago, it appeared the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project may not be included in this year’s bonding bill at all.
Now, Gov. Mark Dayton told Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh he would be supportive of including the entir…continue reading on dglobe.com

Officials meet with Dayton on Lewis & Clark

April 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Two weeks ago, it appeared the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project may not be included in this year’s bonding bill at all.
Now, Gov. Mark Dayton told Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh he would be supportive of including the entir…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Pursue compromise on medical marijuana

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton long has been opposed to legalizing marijuana, siding with law-enforcement concerns that legalization, even for medical reasons, opens the door to a rise in drug use and drug-related criminal activity.
But the governor las…continue reading on dglobe.com

As others see it: Pursue compromise on medical marijuana

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton long has been opposed to legalizing marijuana, siding with law-enforcement concerns that legalization, even for medical reasons, opens the door to a rise in drug use and drug-related criminal activity.
But the governor las…continue reading on dglobe.com

Judge orders change, Minnesota sex offender program remains same

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­â€” A federal judge’s pressure on Minnesota officials to change how the state deals with sex offenders does not appear to be producing results.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday that he does not expect this year’s Legislature to act o…continue reading on dglobe.com

Judge orders change, Minnesota sex offender program remains same

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­â€” A federal judge’s pressure on Minnesota officials to change how the state deals with sex offenders does not appear to be producing results.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday that he does not expect this year’s Legislature to act o…continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: House Democrats ramp up rural campaign

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­­â€” Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took.
“We think it is good news for Minnesotans and Minnesota homeowners,” House Spe…continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: House Democrats ramp up rural campaign

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­­â€” Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took.
“We think it is good news for Minnesotans and Minnesota homeowners,” House Spe…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton would keep surplus spending to $162 million

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A $1.2 billion budget surplus does not mean massive new state spending.
Gov. Mark Dayton made that clear Thursday when he unveiled his plan for election-year budget changes: About half of the projected surplus would go to tax cuts, $162…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton plan included more tax cuts, bigger reserves

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A bigger tax cut and depositing more money in the state budget reserves are Gov. Mark Dayton’s priorities in how to deal with a $1.2 billion surplus.

The Democratic governor this morning announced he wants $616 million in tax cuts, a f…continue reading on dglobe.com