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Gov. Dayton is in Washington D.C. for a governors conference

Gov Mark Dayton flew to Washington Thursday night to take part in the National Governors Association Winter Meeting.

Some highlights:

Dayton and other Democratic governors have meetings at the White House this morning. Then he'll take part in the association's executive committee meeting.

On Saturday, he'll take part in a session with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on "Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture for Economic Growth in the States."

Sunday he's in a session on " The World’s Energy Future" with Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard.

Sunday night he'll attend a White House event with President and Mrs. Obama.

The conference ends Monday, wrapping up with a governors-only meeting with the President at the White House.

Dayton will fly home Monday afternoon.

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