May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized
ST. PAUL, Minn. â Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of considering a bill that would help prevent oil train disasters and respond better if they occur, but the bill includes nothing about pipeline safety.
That does not set well with Gov. Mark…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
May 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota’s gay community never has known such joy.
That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front of the state Capitol when Minnesota became the 12th state to embrace same-sex marriage. Minnesota gays and their supporters could not contain their enthusiasm during a 45-minute ceremony featuring Gov. Mark Dayton signing the historic legislation. Continue Reading
April 12, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
LUVERNE Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Rep. Tim Walz will visit Rock and Nobles counties today to assess the damages from this week’s ice storm. Continue Reading
November 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Gov. Mark Dayton is not retreating from his vow to fight the Minnesota Vikings if they try to charge new big fees to season ticket holders to help fund the new football stadium.
November 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
One of the big messages at the 10th annual Minnesota Governor’s Deer Opener in Winona on the opening weekend of the firearms deer season was the need to get kids away from their Xboxes and into the outdoors. Continue Reading
October 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will be in Thief River Falls and Karlstad, Minn., this morning to meet with local officials and attend a groundbreaking ceremony. Continue Reading
October 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
It’s like that old axiom, “Don’t spend money you don’t have.” And there are no better examples of this lack of fiscal restraint than our current president and Minnesota’s current governor. Continue Reading
August 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is defending new contracts for more than 27,000 state employees ahead of a legislative panel’s vote. Dayton called the contracts “reasonable” and in line with those negotiated by his Republican predecessor, Tim Pawlenty, in a letter Wednesday to the lead Republicans on the Subcommittee on Employee Relations. Continue Reading
August 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Wilhelmina Wright to the state Supreme Court. Dayton announced Wright’s appointment Monday. The 48-year-old St. Paul resident will be the first black woman to serve on the state’s highest court. Continue Reading