About Mark Dayton

  • Born Jan. 26, 1947
  • Sworn in as Minnnesota Governor Jan. 3, 2011
  • U.S. Senator 2001 - 2007
  • B.A., Yale University
Mark Dayton

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Gov. Mark Dayton Dayton: State investments require 'careful' approach DFL Gov. Mark Dayton followed up his State of the State speech by talking with MPR's Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
Gov. Mark Dayton Dayton discusses top 2014 Legislature issues Gov. Mark Dayton looks ahead to the 2014 legislative session with MPR's Cathy Wurzer, talking about his stand on the "unsession," taxes, marijuana and other issues that are sure to come before lawmakers this year.
Dayton, Bagley and Moor Gov. Dayton on medical marijuana, the session Gov. Mark Dayton joins us to discuss some of the latest news out of the state Capitol.
Metro Transit bus Revised Dayton budget calls for increased transit tax Gov. Mark Dayton's revised budget calls for a half-cent increase in the metro transit sales tax. That proposal is double the amount in his previous budget.

Regional Mark Dayton Stories

St. Cloud Times, Dec. 24, 2014, 2:22 PM
Airline to suspend Chicago flights in April
KARE, Dec. 24, 2014, 11:36 AM
St. Cloud Mayor: Airline to suspend Chicago flights
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Dec. 24, 2014, 11:28 AM
St. Cloud mayor says efforts to save St. Cloud-to-Chicago flight routes not ...

National Mark Dayton Stories

Washington Post, Dec. 15, 2014, 10:07 AM
Teach For America could miss recruitment mark by more than 25 percent
New York Times, Nov. 5, 2014, 8:07 PM
With Statehouse Victories, Republicans Are Poised to Enact Changes
Washington Post, Nov. 5, 2014, 2:33 PM
Amy Klobuchar: 'We can't handle another year of partisan sniping'

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