Tag Archives: Gov. Mark Dayton

Session Daily: Conferees agree to omnibus education finance proposal that defunds voluntary pre-K

Source: Session Daily By Nick Longworth After weeks of debate over the best way to reduce the achievement gap through early learning opportunities, House and Senate conferees agreed on a proposal supporters say would provide increased funding for schools, but … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff to honor John Glenn

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton In honor and remembrance of John Glenn, and in accordance with the proclamation issued this afternoon by President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown … Continue reading

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Report: Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders could spend part of state budget surplus during special session this month

On Friday morning, state officials predicted Minnesota would have a $1.4 billion budget surplus. With the news of the surplus, Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders met behind closed doors to discuss the possibility of spending part of the surplus … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff in honor of Sgt. Thomas on October 15

Source: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton & Lt. Gov. Tina Smith In honor and remembrance of Army Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Shimon Peres

In accordance with the proclamation issued by President Barack Obama, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota. As directed by President Obama, … 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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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff for anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith In observance of the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff for Gen. Vessey on September 1

Source: Office of Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota, from … Continue reading

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No special session — unfortunately

Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders were not able to reach an agreement on the content of a special session. As reported earlier, funding for a light-rail line has derailed plans for a special session. After a short meeting on Thursday, … 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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