Gov. Mark Dayton renews his pitches for education, transportation, and bonding in his fifth State of the State address.
A Republican-backed bill would rescind the governor’s power to unilaterally change salaries for commissioners and takes back pay the additional pay from the new salary increases.
Gov. Mark Dayton released a list of unscheduled road and bridge projects that he said would happen if the proposal survives the uphill battle it faces in the Legislature.
The initially partisan battle over Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to give raises to his state commissioners morphed into an intra-party struggle that leaves Dayton at odds with his fellow Democrats.
Public servants shouldn't have to beg for rice and wear hair shirts, but there needs to be a balance between protecting the public purse and ensuring that political appointees are well compensated.
Finding a workable way forward toward better educational outcomes is possible but that doing so demands reframing the question.
An ambitious bill to change the way the state pays for nursing homes and in-home care got a first hearing in the House this week.
Gov. Dayton's spending plan includes pay raises for judges, more public defenders and added compensation for jurors--if lawmakers get on board.
Gov. Dayton's budget proposal shortchanges Greater Minnesota in a way that smacks of political retaliation against regions that were not enthusiastic about Dayton’s re-election.
Gov. Dayton's budget proposal shares few themes with the DFL Senate, let alone GOP House.
Dayton pitches child care tax credit while the GOP's plan would aid small businesses.
Governor Mark Dayton was among other members of the National Governors Association executive committee who met with President Barack Obama.
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