The 40th governor of Minnesota. He is a great-grandson of businessman George Dayton, the founder of Dayton's, which became Target Corp. He was Minnesota's Democratic U.S. senator from 2001 to 2007 and state auditor from 1991 to 1995.
Minnesota State Auditor 1991-95
U.S. Senator 2001-07
Divorced, two sons
Blake School, Yale University
130 State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
Buoyed by news of a projected $1 billion state budget surplus, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday he is prepared to seek millions of dollars in tax reductions.The projected surplus is part of an...
Lashing out at what he called the “political circus” surrounding the proposed release of a violent serial rapist from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, Gov. Mark Dayton ordered state...
The conservative Freedom Foundation of Minnesota is calling on Gov. Mark Dayton to propose a change in state public employee labor law to require that mediated talks be open.The foundation stated:...
Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday that some members of the Minnesota Board of Nursing have told him they do not feel qualified to question the board’s staff when they review discipline cases of...
Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday that he’s decided against giving Minnesotans who buy insurance on their own the option to keep their existing health plans another year.Dayton said a letter from...
Fierce opposition – even within DFL – forced governor to retreat.
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