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  1. Lawmakers react to upcoming special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | KIMT

    ... said it is frustrating that after reaching an agreement on the education bill it came to a halt on Governor Mark Dayton's desk. "We came upon agreement with many bills and got a lot of good things accomplished, so I think we did a good job," Bennett ...

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  2. Texting: New transportation bill increases fines for repeat offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    In case you missed it, a provision in the omnibus transportation finance bill signed into law last week by Gov. Mark Dayton increases the fines for drivers who are caught texting for the second time. The fine for the first offense is $50, but that has risen to $225 for subsequent violations.

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  3. Preschool advocates encouraged by Minnesota's budget battle over fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... relations director for the New Horizon early learning academy in St. Paul. Though New Horizon opposes Gov. Mark Dayton's dream of universal, school-based preschool for 4-year-olds, advocates like Sanford are excited by how their pet issue has landed ...

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  4. Support student successRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Insight News

    ... - tuition from students and appropriations from the state of Minnesota. Thanks to the legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton, we have frozen tuition for the past two years, making college more affordable for students in Minneapolis and our surrounding ...

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  5. Minnesota education layoffs could begin July 1 with bill vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Gov. Mark Dayton said he regrets the need to upset workers' lives, but state law requires that workers who could be laid off receive a month's advance notice, even if his education funding differences with lawmakers could be settled before July 1. Both Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party member Dayton and Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown said this week that a special legislative session to fix the funding quarrel almost certainly would not be called before the layoff notices are mailed. Dayton on Thursday vetoed the $17 billion education spending bill for 2016-17.

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  6. Partial government shutdown possibleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Timberjay Newspapers Online

    Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a handful of spending bills, laying the groundwork for a special legislative session and taking steps for a potential partial government shutdown.

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  7. House Speaker Kurt Daudt, Art Rolnick tout preschool scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    House Speaker Kurt Daudt, in the middle of negotiations with Gov. Mark Dayton over how to deliver preschool to Minnesota kids, visited a St. Paul daycare center with early-learning expert Art Rolnick, Daudt, the Crown Republican, said members of his caucus prefer spending more on scholarships, or vouchers, that parents can use both at private daycare providers or at public schools. About half of Twin Cities parents use scholarships at public schools, the Minnesota Department of Education said.

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  8. Minnesota's Academy For Sciences & Agriculture Honored At Character Recognition AwardsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    MINNESOTA'S ACADEMY FOR SCIENCES & AGRICULTURE HONORED AT CHARACTER RECOGNITION AWARDS May 28, 2015 Source: Academy for Sciences & Agriculture High School news release Governor Mark Dayton proclaimed May 21, 2015 as Character Recognition Day in Minnesota. In celebration, Synergy & Leadership Exchange presented awards to 12 schools and four community programs for excellence in character development at the Character Recognition Awards ceremony at the State Capitol.

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  9. Buffer Initiative draws interest at AMC meetingRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Journal

    Governor Mark Dayton's proposed Buffer Initiative drew interest from a number of county commissioners at the Association of Minnesota Counties District 7 summer meeting at the Best Western Plus Wednesday. "Buffer Initiative legislation , is not an easy process.

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  10. Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Washington Times

    With the location of a special session sorted, Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders zeroed in on a budget impasse Wednesday that touches several areas of state government but hinges mostly on the state's public schools budget. After several budget bills met Dayton's veto pen, lawmakers have to hash out new deals on environment and agricultural funding plus an economic development budget.

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  11. Special session could be as soon as next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The Minnesota Legislature could meet in special session as soon as next week, if the Republican House and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton can put aside their differences. Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt negotiated for several hours Wednesday afternoon over the three budget bills Dayton vetoed.

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  12. Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt end talks for the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, ended about two hours of talks today with a joint news conference, saying negotiations on a final agreement before a planned special legislative session are progressing. They said they agreed on a few issues, declining to specify which ones, while remaining far apart on others.

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  13. Minnesota submits bid to host college football championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says Minnesota has submitted its bid to host the College Football Playoff National Championship game in 2020. The bid was submitted Wednesday, after Gov. Mark Dayton announced earlier this month that the state would be competing for the game.

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  14. Dayton And Lawmakers Refocus Budget Fight On EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [] ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are zeroing in on a special session deal that hinges on the state's budget for public schools. The ...

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  15. Legislative gains for mental health, nursing home care in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    With the 2015 Legislature headed for an overtime session to settle unresolved disputes with Gov. Mark Dayton, much has been said about policy aspirations still unachieved. Permit a word about two stellar achievements already attained.

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  16. Bakk expects special session soon, puts onus on Dayton, Daudt to strike dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, the man in the middle as DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP House Speaker Kurt Daudt try to resuscitate nearly $20 billion in planned state spending that Dayton vetoed, said that he and his fellow Senate Democrats are ready to back the governor. "I'll be at the governor's side," Bakk, DFL-Cook, told a group of reporters Wednesday.

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  17. New workforce housing program in flux after vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Finance and Commerce

    Ron Clark Construction is planning to build Carver Crossing, a 68-unit workforce housing complex near the Carver transit station. The outlook for a new program to encourage similar developments in greater Minnesota is unclear after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a jobs bill including $4 million meant to get the initiative off the ground.

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  18. Legislators share views of session4 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Speaking before Gov. Mark Dayton's weekend vetos of more bills, several area state legislators shared their views of the recently concluded legislative session.

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  19. Buffer strip resolution advancesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pipestone County Star

    ... is an option for producers who want to generate around $250 per acre to offset the loss of land to buffers. Gov. Mark Dayton had proposed legislation that would require 50 foot buffers on all waters within certain timeframes to be enforced by the ...

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  20. MN special session put off as Gov. DaytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    In an effort to maintain the facade that there is significant difference between the two major political parties, both sides have agreed to engage in some political theater over the budget . Though talk of a special session has circulated since the end of the Minnesota State Legislative session, openly Progressive Governor Mark Dayton and State House Speaker Kurt Daudt have been meeting on the pretext of working out a budget compromise.

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