Governor Dayton will have a busy travel schedule next week.
Dayton is scheduled to attend the Democratic Governor’s Association Annual meeting and holiday party in Los Angeles, CA on Monday.
An aide says Dayton is then scheduled to take an overnight flight to Washington D.C. so he can attend a Tuesday meeting with President Obama. Dayton and several other governors who are on the National Governor’s Association Executive Committee are scheduled to discuss the fiscal cliff and its impact on states.
Dayton will then travel back to Minnesota . He’s scheduled to be briefed by state finance officials on Wednesday morning on the state’s budget outlook. Finance officials plan to release the forecast on Wednesday morning. Dayton will use those figures to craft his two-year budget that is due by January 22.