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  1. St. Anthony: Home bakers successfully turned up the heat at Minnesota LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Mara Heck and other home bakers can now sell more than $5,000 of their products annually under new legislation. Two Minnesota home bakers have dropped a lawsuit challenging a state law that limits the sale of cake, cookies and jams to $5,000 annually after Gov. Mark Dayton last month signed a bill into law that more than triples the limit and adds minor regulations.

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  2. 2016 Ryder Cup pitch comes up short with Minnesota officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... introduced, records show the carve-outs for Ryder Cup expenses remained in play with the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton's office until the very end. Nothing concrete emerged. Republican Rep. Joe Hoppe, who was at the table and whose district ...

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  3. Minnesota is at the intersection of history, sensitivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... the good governors who've stood beneath that painting from 1905, when the Capitol opened, until 2014, when Gov. Mark Dayton decamped for the Veterans' Services Building so that major renovations could proceed. What about the other outrage in the ...

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  4. Minnesota: Licensing teachers: Let's get on with it: Pioneer Press editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    ... sometimes without rational basis, a Pioneer Press report last week said. Many Minnesotans, including Gov. Mark Dayton, routinely tell us that failure to streamline regulatory and permitting processes puts business growth in peril. It's time to apply ...

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  5. Minnesota has plan to reverse long-term pheasant declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    ... draft plan, recently made public, is one of the outcomes of the state's first Pheasant Summit, convened by Gov. Mark Dayton in December. The four-year plan will be finalized later this year. Many of the efforts will sound familiar to ...

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  6. Gun suppressors coming to a Minnesota range near youRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    ... retail price of $1,400. (Photo courtesy SilencerCo) This spring, following approval by the legislature, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a law making firearms suppressors, also known as silencers, legal in Minnesota. Minnesota is the 40th state to allow ...

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  7. Remember the legislative chaos? Minnesota lawmakers trying to find a better wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton speaks during a news conference with legislative leaders in St. Paul Thursday, June 11, 2015. Legislators are, from left, House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, Dayton, Senate minority leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook.

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  8. Ryder Cup organizers asked Minnesota agencies to chip in for big golf event, but came up shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... introduced, records show the carve-outs for Ryder Cup expenses remained in play with the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton's office until the very end. Nothing concrete emerged. Republican Rep. Joe Hoppe, who was at the table and whose district ...

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  9. Daudt told students "almost no way" he'd lose in pay increase fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Star Tribune

    In a speech to a high school class , Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives Kurt Daudt provided candid comments about his role in negotiating a compromise between Governor Mark Dayton and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk over pay raises for Dayton's commissioners . Daudt's comments offer an insight into the decisions he made in working to re-establishing the Minnesota Legislature's oversight role in establishing YouTube account assigned to Saint Francis High School.

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  10. Is St. Paul as MLS soccer site legitimate or leverage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | TwinCities

    ... well as the $30 million parcel of land near Target Field and the $100 million MLS expansion fee. Although Gov. Mark Dayton said he was "very, very pleasantly surprised" by United's plan, it failed to resonate with lawmakers still suffering from ...

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  11. MN: Southwest Light-Rail Advisory Committee Recommends Cuts to Save LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Mass Transit

    ... Several park-and-ride facilities were scaled back or eliminated, which could save close to $30 million. Gov. Mark Dayton, who was "shocked and appalled" last spring when the budget overrun was announced, said Wednesday that he was glad there was a ...

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  12. Mark Dayton's pay raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Examiner.com

    Wednesday, Gov. Dayton shook his finger at Minnesotans for opposing pay raises to some of Minnesota's highest paid employees. Dayton said in an interview with MPR News host Cathy Wurzer Wednesday morning that the raises are very similar to what he proposed in January.

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  13. Minnesota commissioners get richer, but not CEO richRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | City Pages

    ... But House Republicans signed off on the deal. Minnesota Republicans are loading their rhetorical guns after Gov. Mark Dayton announced he's giving his state commissioners whopping pay raises. The hikes are prime campaign diss fodder, so Senate ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Washington Times

    ... treat and finally meet with a physician to finalize the dosage and get the medicine. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton gave significant raises Wednesday to the various department heads who work under him, bumping the annual salaries of 11 ...

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  15. Gov. Dayton gives big raises to commissioners; GOP cries foulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton gave big raises to his cabinet Wednesday, infuriating Republicans as he boosted the salaries of some agency commissioners overnight by 30 percent or more. The raises for top executives, which go as high as $155,000, are far above those that rank-and-file state workers will be getting.

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  16. Political feud reopens as Dayton hikes agency head payRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Washington Times

    Gov. Mark Dayton gave significant raises Wednesday to the various department heads who work under him, bumping the annual salaries of 11 executive branch commissioners to more than $150,000 while reigniting a political fight over public-sector pay that could spill into Minnesota's 2016 legislative campaign. The Democratic governor used temporary authority from the Legislature to boost the commissioners' salaries, re-instituting proposed raises that lawmakers blocked earlier this year.

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  17. Gov. Dayton announces big raises for commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton released a letter to the four legislative leaders explaining his decision to give significant raises to the commissioners who run his major departments. The six commissioners who run the departments of revenue, management and budget, public safety, transportation, human services and natural resources will make nearly $155,000.

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  18. Dayton appoints two to MNsure board of directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed two new members to the seven-person board of directors at the state's MNsure health insurance exchange. New board member Martha Eaves is a retired attorney who worked for 37 years with Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, a St. Paul-based group that provides free legal help to low-income residents.

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  19. Dayton hikes agency leaders' pay and political feud reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | TwinCities

    Gov. Mark Dayton says some executive branch commissioners will see salaries reach $154,000 as part of pay raises he has authorized. Dayton told Minnesota Public Radio News on Wednesday he was enacting pay increases mirroring those he outlined earlier this year that were blocked by lawmakers.

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  20. 5 Thing to Know WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KSTP

    Today, Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to officially authorize controversial pay raises for his commissioners. In January, Dayton proposed some commissioners get up to a 30 percent boost in pay.

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