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Process dispute leads to Dayton vetoing parts of outdoors funds

May 28, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Governor Mark Dayton vetoed two provisions of a bill funding outdoors and arts projects, saying a House committee ignored a citizen advisory panel. Continue Reading

Dayton: Tax veto not connected to stadium vote

May 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Gov. Mark Dayton said his veto today of a Republican-proposed tax bill should not affect a Vikings stadium construction plan Continue Reading

Minnesota Gov. Dayton vetoes fireworks expansion attempt

April 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In the end, a bill legalizing more powerful backyard fireworks in Minnesota proved to be a dud. At least to Gov. Mark Dayton, who vetoed the legislation late Saturday. Continue Reading

SD House upholds veto on concealed gun bill

March 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s veto of a bill that would have allowed most South Dakota adults to carry concealed handguns without a permit was upheld Monday by the state House of Representatives after opponents said the measure would have gone too far in loosening gun-control laws. Continue Reading

SD lawmakers fail to override tax refund veto

March 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has successfully blocked a proposal that sought to refund about half the construction taxes for large wind energy projects and an environmental upgrade at Big Stone Power Plant.
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SD governor vetoes bill on digital billboards

March 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed a bill Friday that would have prohibited South Dakota cities from banning digital billboards, saying the Legislature should not interfere in an ongoing legal dispute between Rapid City and an outdoor advertiser. Continue Reading

SD governor vetoes tax breaks for wind farms

March 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard has vetoed a bill that sought to refund about half the construction taxes for large wind energy projects and an environmental upgrade at Big Stone Power Plant. Continue Reading

Governor vetoes bedding tax break, Feickert to fight it

March 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Rep. Dennis Feickert received the distinction Wednesday of being the first legislator to be vetoed in the 2012 legislative session.
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Gov. Dayton vetoes lawsuit reform bills, says GOP is “too extreme to lead”

February 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed four Republican-sponsored lawsuit reform bills, and is again criticizing the GOP as “too extreme to lead.”
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Dayton marriage amendment veto will not stop public vote

May 25, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed what he called a “mean-spirited, divisive, unMinnesotan” proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage, but his action will not stop the public from voting on it next year. Continue Reading