Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday recommended an $842 million state bonding bill that would help pay for everything from a new greenhouse at the University of Minnesota to additional state Capitol repairs.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a plan Monday that would resurface or replace 2,200 miles of roadway, repair 330 bridges and boost money for local infrastructure projects — but would come at a noticeable cost to taxpayers.
A wide gulf between how Republicans, Democrats and business groups want to tackle Minnesota's multibillion-dollar backlog of road and bridge repairs all but guarantees that what has been billed as the biggest fight of the 2015 legislative session will live up to the hype.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday more oil pipelines are part of the solution to a rail backlog that has clogged agricultural shipments across Minnesota — even as state regulators have kept one major project in limbo.
Democrats who lead the Minnesota Senate released a proposal Monday for publicly backed construction that totals more than $1.1 billion in combined borrowing and cash financing for projects ranging from refurbishment of aging buildings on college campuses to flood prevention to theater restorations.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging an authority overseeing the new Vikings stadium to take extra precautions as it finalizes an agreement with the team's New Jersey-based owners given their legal woes back home.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday that Minnesota Vikings officials weren't forthright during negotiations about the possibility that season ticket holders could be charged hefty new fees to help fund the new stadium.
Gov. Mark Dayton conceded Tuesday that the deal to build the Minnesota Vikings a new stadium might not happen until next year, but he said he was confident it would get done despite a critical setback in the Legislature.