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Gov. Mark Dayton donated $10,000 of his personal wealth to charity last year
Gov. Mark Dayton's 2013 tax return was released last week and shows that he gave $10,000 to charities -- ten times as much as last year.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
A needed push for early release of MNsure rates
Consumers buying health insurance on MNsure and the Affordable Care Act's other new online marketplaces had six months to comparison shop and enroll for 2014 coverage.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Political Quarry Blog: Race for auditor a surprise headlinePolitical...
Political Quarry Blog: Race for auditor a surprise headline Matt Entenza is challenging fellow DFLer and incumbent Rebecca Otto.
Franken, Dayton among candidates saying 'thanks, but no thanks' to debates
The grumbling was evident last week when U.S. Sen. Al Franken turned down an invitation by Minnesota Public Radio to debate his Republican and Independence Party challengers at the Minnesota State Fair.
Briefs: Farmington offers to hold flood aid forum
State Rep. Pat Garofalo, a Farmington Republican, says his city should host a possible special legislative session to address spring flooding damage.
Tax inversions threaten states' revenue
American companies that merge with foreign competitors to lower their federal taxes also cut their state taxes, leaving states to mostly watch helplessly as their tax revenue drains away.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Minnesotans Take Sides in Israel-Gaza Conflict, Plea for Peace
The conflict in Israel and Gaza is dividing the world, and many folks in Minnesota.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Gov. Dayton joins Jewish community rally for peace in Mideast
Gov. Mark Dayton drew an audience of 1,400 people during a gathering of support for Israel at Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minnetonka on Thursday.
Exhibit celebrates Tuskegee airmen
To celebrate 50 years since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Minnesota Dept.
The Miami Herald
APNewsBreak: No public money for IP candidate
In this photo provided by her campaign is Hannah Nicollet, Independence Party candidate for Minnesota Governor.
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Worst Politicians," a supplement from the Association of Alternative Newspapers.
Christian Science Monitor
Why Target stopped asking job applicants if they've been convicted of a crime
People seeking employment wait in line to apply for positions at a new Target retail store in San Francisco in 2012.
Dayton earned $352K last year, gave $10K to charity
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Art Rolnick: Support all high quality Pre-K programs equally
In a recent commentary, Minnesota 2020 advocated for "helping school districts grow their early learning programs."
Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton paid nearly $106,000 in state and federal taxes last year, and upped his charitable giving, too.
Gov. Mark Dayton releases 2013 tax details; made $350,000
Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the state, Governor Mark Dayton signs the minimum wage bill into law on Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul.
The Rock County Star Herald
Governor commits to Lewis and Clark
Gov. Mark Dayton meets in Luverne City Hall Friday with legislators and and leaders involved with the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System to review progress and plan for the future.
Zellers Inks Tax Pledge In Minnesota Governor Race
Republican candidate Kurt Zellers has signed a group's pledge that rules out any new taxes and most fees as budget options if he becomes Minnesota governor.
American Cannabis Company is counseling potential Minnesota pot producers
They won't say who, but the American Cannabis Company is counseling a group of " Minnesota-based entrepreneurs " who want to become manufacturers of the new state-sanctioned medicine.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Hodges picks state official for Minneapolis coordinator post
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges on Tuesday nominated Minnesota Department of Administration Commissioner Spencer Cronk to be the new city coordinator, while a City Council committee advanced her nomination of Craig Taylor to head the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development.