Dayton circles date for speech
Published 1:44 pm Saturday, April 5, 2014
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has circled a date on his April calendar to deliver a State of the State speech to a joint session of the Minnesota Legislature.
Dayton said Wednesday that he’s prepared to give the address on April 23, which is soon after lawmakers return from a spring recess.
Minnesota governors usually give the road-map speech early in session. But Dayton had hip surgery and a lengthy recovery that kept him away from the Capitol in the opening weeks.
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Lawmakers will be away from the Capitol from April 11 through April 21. The session must adjourn by May 19.