Dayton named vice-chair of Midwest Governors Association

Gov. Mark Dayton is in line to take over the leadership of the group a year from now, after he spends this year assisting the new chair, Iowa's Terry Branstad. The group focuses on agriculture, energy, and economic issues that affect the Midwest.
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Gov. Mark Dayton is in line to take over the leadership of the group a year from now, after he spends this year assisting the new chair, Iowa's Terry Branstad. The group focuses on agriculture, energy, and economic issues that affect the Midwest.

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