What Gov. Dayton recently told UMN regent Sviggum

“I think he’s got to make a decision between one and the other. I told him I have great respect for his years of service and we always gotten along very well and my advice as a friend is that this was an embarrassment to him and to the university and he needed to resolve it.”

— Gov. Mark Dayton to MPR reporter Tom Scheck on a recent encounter he had with University of Minnesota regent Steve Sviggum. Sviggum handed in a letter of resignation at a regents meeting today.

Read Scheck’s full report here on his Capitol View blog.