Governor Mark Dayton

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Sloane Martin
November 20, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Weeks after back surgery at the Mayo Clinic resulted in damage to his lungs, Governor Mark Dayton spoke to reporters about his condition and recovery. The 71-year-old governor provided an update via conference call for a first time after complications from two spinal surgeries more than a month ago...
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Stillwater prison guard killed by inmate
Minnesota Department of Corrections
Sloane Martin
July 25, 2018 - 6:02 am
Visitation is Wednesday for the Stillwater Prison corrections officer killed in the line of duty. Joseph Gomm, 45, died last week after an inmate serving time for murder attacked him with a hammer. The suspect, 42-year-old Edward Muhammad Johnson, has not been charged. WCCO-TV reports there have...
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Sloane Martin
May 30, 2018 - 5:35 am
Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to discuss the fate of the bonding bill this morning at the state capitol. More than half of the $ 825 million bonding bill approved by the legislature is earmarked for road and bridge repair projects ($500 million), $210 million goes to U of M and Minnesota State...
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Sloane Martin
May 09, 2018 - 8:49 am
(WCCO Radio) -- There's consensus that Minnesota needs more homes for veterans, but there's disagreement on how to fund their construction. A proposal at the capitol calls for using U.S. Bank Stadium reserve funds, driven by the popularity of electronic pull tabs. It’s already passed as part of the...
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March 19, 2018 - 3:05 pm
Former Republican Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty is a step closer to running for Governor again. In a statement, Pawlenty says as he continues to explore another run, he has officially created a campaign committee as required by state law. Pawlenty left his job as CEO of a Washington DC lobbying...
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