Gov. Mark Dayton
by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton looked to the White House in prefacing comments relating to people of color and public service. “I think it’s important to note a man of color is the president of the United States, which is historic, and hopefully will serve as a ro...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Gov. Mark Dayton will visit Elk River in August. He will be in downtown Elk River Thursday, Aug. 23, for the official Beyond the Yellow Ribbon certification. The certification will be held prior to the 7 p.m. Riverfront Concert Series at the River’s Edge Commons Par...Read More
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Thanks to the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota 10th graders will be able to take college-level accredited courses while  in high school, starting the next school year. This dual-credit program is a win-win for 10th graders who now will be able to earn high school and college cr...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter National Football League Commissioner (NFL) Roger Goodell left a meeting with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders this morning (April 20)  at the State Capitol talking about a productive meeting and dismissing the idea his presence served a threat....Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol correspondent Camp Ripley and the Minnesota Zoo are two well-known area facilities finding favor in Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s $775 million general obligation bonding bill released Jan. 17. “The time could not be better,” said Dayton of advancing a bonding bill. ...Read More
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by T.W. Budig Capitol Editor Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and DFL lawmakers presented a jobs creation proposal on Wednesday, Jan. 11 they say is “targeted” and can put thousands of Minnesotans back to work. Centerpiece of the proposal is a $3,000 tax credit for each unemployed Minnesota military ...Read More
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