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Minnesota Takes Bold Action to Streamline Unfair Labor Practice Process for Public Employees

Minnesota Takes Bold Action to Streamline Unfair Labor Practice Process for Public Employees
From calling out ALEC to pushing hard for union workers to make up the construction workforce on the Vikings new football stadium project, few governors are as worker-friendly as Minnesota’s Mark Dayton. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that Dayton and the Minnesota Democrats have passed a bill streamlining the collective bargaining process for workers in the Land of 1,000 Lakes.
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With No Objections from Law Enforcement, MN's Sick May Soon Be Free to Toke

With No Objections from Law Enforcement, MN's Sick May Soon Be Free to Toke
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has promised to sign a bill legalizing medicinal marijuana. The bill fulfills his one main stipulation – that it not be opposed by law enforcement. The bill still needs – and is expected – to pass the Senate and House.
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MN Governor Calls for Marriage Equality

MN Governor Calls for Marriage Equality
Governor Mark Dayton has said he would sign a law making same-sex marriage legal in Minnesota. Wednesday night, he went a step further and advocated for the Minnesota legislature to take action on the controversial issue.
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Dayton Ready to Propose Same-Sex Benefits in Next MN State Employee Contract

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton told reporters that he wants to include same-sex benefits in the next state employee union contract. The benefits were there under Governor Jesse Ventura but removed when Tim Pawlenty was Governor.
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MN Governor Mark Dayton Would Sign Marriage Equality Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton said today that he would sign a marriage equality bill if it appeared on his desk. Dayton campaigned against the anti-Marriage amendment.
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