Dayton Makes Good on Promise, Kills Bills

Gov. Mark Dayton delivers a State of the Union address Photo: KSTP
Gov. Mark Dayton delivers a State of the Union address

May 15, 2017 09:27 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday evening stood true to his word and vetoed all five bills that passed through Republican-led legislative chambers earlier in the day.

The governor's office said the bills arrived at Dayton's office at 6:37 p.m. and by 7:05 were presented and vetoed. Just over an hour after the bills arrived, they were sent back to the House and Senate.

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The bills and their respective veto letters, per the governor's office:

 

  • Chapter 62, HF 861: This is the omnibus transportation finance bill. To read Governor Dayton's veto letter, click here.
  • Chapter 63, SF 803: This is the omnibus public safety and judiciary finance bill. To read Governor Dayton's veto letter, click here.
  • Chapter 64, SF 1937: This is the omnibus jobs and energy finance bill. To read Governor Dayton's veto letter, click here.
  • Chapter 65, SF 2214: This is the omnibus higher education finance bill. To read Governor Dayton's veto letter, click here.
  • Chapter 66, HF 4: This is the omnibus tax bill. To read Governor Dayton's veto letter, click here.

 

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