Video Replay – Gov. Mark Dayton News Conference By Michael McIntee | December 21, 2017 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Follow this author Governor Mark Dayton holds a press conference MN Gov Mark Dayton holds a news conference on affordable housing the day after Sen. Al Franken’s office sets Jan. 2, 2018 as the date Franken will resign and Jan 3 as the date Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will be sworn in as US Senator. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.