Governor Dayton

Minnesota Gets a New Health Commish
Gov. Mark Dayton has named former Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm to again lead the agency after the previous head resigned over problems in handling complaints of abuse in senior care centers.
Smith is Gov Dayton’s Choice
A Democratic operative with knowledge of the appointment says Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat until the November election — and Smith will run in that election to complete Franken's term through 2020.

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