Category Archives: Gov. Dayton

Gov. Dayton to veto budget bills — including E-12 education bill — and resume negotiations next week

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Mohr Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday he will veto the five budget bills he’s so far received from the Legislature but expects face-to-face negotiations with legislative leaders to resume Monday. His remarks came during a … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Legislative leaders, governor lay out framework for budget negotiations

Source: Session Daily By Ricky Campbell Legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton met Wednesday for about an hour behind closed doors, laying the groundwork for negotiations going forward over budget bills currently stuck in conference committee. House and Senate conferees … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Gov. Dayton says he’ll veto bills with vouchers

Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the media Wednesday, April 26, to discuss a variety of legislative issues. Visit https://youtu.be/Hjh43VTrZMw to watch Gov. Dayton’s press conference. The governor makes his position on vouchers very clear early in the press conference. “I will … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff for Pearl Harbor Day

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Wednesday, December 7, 2016, as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Minnesota, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the more than 2,400 Americans … Continue reading

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MSBA applauds Gov. Dayton for appreciating Minnesota’s ag educators

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith Recognizing the important contributions of agricultural educators to Minnesota’s students and economy, Gov. Mark Dayton proclaimed Thursday, September 22, 2016, as “Teach Ag Day” in Minnesota. MSBA commends Gov. … Continue reading

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Press release: 3,300 kids will enroll in voluntary prekindergarten programs

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith were joined today by Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius to announce that beginning this fall, 3,302 four-year-olds in 74 Minnesota school districts … Continue reading

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Summary shows strong interest in Voluntary Prekindergarten program

Source: Minnesota Department of Education Even with a short turnaround, Gov. Mark Dayton’s Voluntary Prekindergarten program received strong interest across the state. The application process for the program ran from June 3 through July 1. According to the Minnesota Department … Continue reading

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