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

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Nov. 26, 2015, 8:37 PM
Minn. political leaders struggle to fix constitutionally questionable sex ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Nov. 26, 2015, 8:16 PM
Syrians' plight spurs flood of donations to state's refugee agencies
Post-Bulletin, Nov. 26, 2015, 6:48 AM
Senjem signs letter to keep Syrian refugees out

National Mark Dayton Stories

Washington Post, Nov. 24, 2015, 1:47 PM
Two men arrested in shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis
New York Times, Nov. 24, 2015, 3:18 AM
News Guide: Questions Remain in Minnesota Police Shooting
Washington Post, Nov. 23, 2015, 5:15 PM
The Latest: NAACP: Public should see police shooting video

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