Live Blog: Republican candidates' U.S. Senate debate
May 23, 2014 — 7:36pm
In the run-up to this year's state Republican convention, potential opponents to Democratic Minnesota Sen. Al Franken squared off at Stars and Strikes bowling alley in Wyoming. Follow the live blog for details. The event begins at 7 p.m.
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During an MPR interview in front a live audience, Dayton reiterated his support for middle class tax cuts, a big boost in transportation funding and universal prekindergarten during next year's legislative session, all priorities he was unable to achieve in the 2015 session.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, reeling from a new law allowing counties to hire private audit firms to review their finances, said in a statement she has hired outside counsel "to help me assess the implications of this law and its impact on the core function of auditing."