Gov. Mark Dayton
Ever wonder about the financial details of a government contract with a private business? You know, the details that force you to foot the bill for the project as a taxpayer? And what about the trickle down factor when the main contractor hires sub-contractors for major components of the job? Might ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Gov. Mark Dayton has cancelled school for Minnesota Public Schools on Monday, Jan. 6. He made the announcement today (Friday, Jan. 3) after hearing of National Weather Service forecasts predicting  most of the state will experience the coldest temperatures in a decade with lows ...Read More
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Sixth District Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and other west metro elected officials were at the State Capitol on Tuesday, July 30, arguing for more lanes on Interstate 94. Bachmann, Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake, and I-94 West Corridor Coalition members met with Democratic Gov. Mark Da...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake, headed out on spring break this past weekend with Gov. Mark Dayton’s updated budget proposal on her mind. Although the governor pulled the plug March 14 on a controversial sales tax proposal to increase revenue through an expansion of sales tax ...Read More
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by Howard Lestrud ECM Publishers Gov. Mark Dayton released his 2014–2015 budget Tuesday and said he is keeping his promise to increase funding for education every year he is governor. He said there will be “no excuses, no exceptions.” Dayton revealed his budget in the Minnesota Department of R...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s 2014–15 state budget proposal is the boldest seen since the days of Gov. Rudy Perpich, Democrats say. “This is bold,” said Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. Dayton, in a budget initiative heavy with tax reform, propose...Read More
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