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  1. Report: U of M should do more to protect research subjectsRead the original story

    19 min ago | Washington Times

    ... medical school and research endeavors are playing a bigger role at the state Capitol this year. Gov. Mark Dayton wants to send the medical school an extra $30 million over the next two years to attract more researchers and improve its national ...

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  2. New Report Recommends Changes to Handling of Suspected Child Abuse CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | KSTP

    ... ere are already making changes in their approach to high-risk cases. The Commissioner also pointed out, Governor Mark Dayton made a supplemental budget request of $50 million for child protection, which now needs lawmaker approval.

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  3. Dayton, Republicans have different visions for $1.9 billion surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    ... and national economies nearly doubled the size of Minnesota's predicted budget surplus Friday, leaving Gov. Mark Dayton and state lawmakers with $1.9 billion to spend, save or return to taxpayers. Democrats and Republicans alike celebrated the ...

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  4. Projected budget surplus growsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KIMT

    ... It is now expected that lawmakers will have about $1.87 billion to work with over the next two years. Governor Mark Dayton has previously proposed an $850 million public works construction bill. Local leaders want to make rural Minnesota is not ...

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  5. Review assails child protection response to Eric Dean's abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... an investigation whenever a child under the age of 6 is abused. A child protection task force formed by Gov. Mark Dayton last year has already taken up many of those recommendations, and reviewed the report on Eric's case at a meeting Friday. "I ...

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  6. Minnesota's anticipated surplus swells to $1.87 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... in an updated economic forecast. It sets the parameters for upcoming debate over a new two-year budget that Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature will adopt this spring. Dayton said on Thursday that he hopes to earmark some money for debt costs on a ...

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  7. Child care tax creditRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KIMT

    According to state officials, Minnesota has one of the highest costs for child care in the nation. However, Governor Mark Dayton is hoping to change that.

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  8. $1.87B surplus estimate sets debate over tax cuts, spendingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    A near-doubling of Minnesota's projected budget surplus to $1.87 billion had Gov. Mark Dayton pledging new spending for education Friday, while the leader of majority House Republicans suggested at least half be set aside for tax cuts. Their responses to the benchmark economic report provided a clear view of competing priorities as they, along with a Democratic-led Senate, craft a new two-year budget.

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  9. Projected $1.87 Billion Surplus in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    In an updated economic forecast, the Minnesota Department of Management and Budget said the state is projected to run up a $1.87 billion surplus over the next two years. The surplus is substantially more than the $1 billion estimated in December and sets the parameters for upcoming debate over a new two-year budget that Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature will adopt this spring.

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  10. Daudt eyes half of Minnesota surplus for tax relief, says gas tax hike 'off the table'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... with it. "Today is good news for Minnesotans," said House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, echoing comments by Gov. Mark Dayton and DFL legislative leaders. But, where Dayton and DFL allies suggested greater spending on areas like education and ...

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  11. Dayton's vision for surplus: more for prekindergarten, colleges, gas tax still neededRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... Sherry , Jim Spencer and intern Beena Raghavendran. With an additional $832 million available this year for Gov. Mark Dayton and lawmakers to work with thanks to a positive budget forecast, the DFL governor said Friday that he wants more than half ...

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  12. Report: Child Protection Workers Broke the Law in Case That Lead to Child's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... y has already begun making improvements similar to what the panel recommended. In the wake of Eric's death, Gov. Mark Dayton ordered greater state scrutiny of the child protection system.

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  13. Got a robe? Minnesota Supreme Court applicants soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Gov. Mark Dayton is seeking applicants for a spot on the Minnesota Supreme Court. Justice Alan Page will leave the bench in August when he hits the mandatory retirement age of 70. Page has served on the Supreme Court for 22 years.

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  14. Minnesota budget forecast shows larger than expected surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... will have almost twice as much money to spend next biennium as previously predicted. The forecast gives Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature an additional $832 million cushion to spend on budget priorities than they had thought. In November, ...

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  15. House Speaker Says Surplus Douses Dayton Gas-Tax ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota House Republicans are using news of a $1.87 billion budget surplus to douse Gov. Mark Dayton's call for increased gasoline taxes for road work. House Speaker Kurt Daudt reacted Friday to the forecast by saying his caucus ...

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  16. Minnesota's anticipated surplus swells to $1.87 bi...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

    ... in an updated economic forecast. It sets the parameters for upcoming debate over a new two-year budget that Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature will adopt this spring. Dayton said on Thursday that he hopes to earmark some money for debt costs on a ...

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  17. Republican House speaker says projected $1.87B surplus douses Dayton gas-tax plan for roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota House Republicans are using news of a $1.87 billion budget surplus to douse Gov. Mark Dayton 's call for increased gasoline taxes for road work.

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  18. Supply side economics is snake oilRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... deficit of $283 million for just this fiscal year. Minnesota, in contrast, elected a progressive governor, Mark Dayton, and handed control of both legislative houses to the DFL. Together, they legalized same-sex marriage, froze college tuition, made ...

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  19. Minnesota's budget forecast: $1.9B surplus: live coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Minnesota's budget experts forecast the state will have almost twice as much money to spend next year as previously thought. The forecast gives Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature an additional $832 million cushion to spend on budget priorities than they had thought.

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  20. County opposes higher weight limits for trucksRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Fillmore County Journal

    ... assistance for 49 Fillmore County people in 17 households. a Bakke discussed a DNR meeting concerning Governor Mark Dayton's buffer initiative which would expand buffers to drainage ditches. Bakke explained Fillmore County doesn't own any. These ...

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