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Mark Dayton's Public Statements

Full Name: Mark Dayton
Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for Governor
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Eric, Andrew
Birth Date: 01/26/1947
Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Green Energy
Issue Position: Marriage Equality
Issue Position: Taxes & Budget
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Opportunity for All
Issue Position: LGBT Equality
Issue Position: Equal Rights Amendment
July 23, 2014 State IT Reforms Have Saved Minnesota Taxpayers $27.4 Million
July 18, 2014 Governor Dayton Meets with Local Leaders to Discuss Next Steps on Lewis & Clark Water Project
July 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank
July 17, 2014 Minnesota Looks to Build on Clean Energy Progress, Create Jobs
July 16, 2014 Rock County Receives USDA Disaster Declaration Following Flooding
July 15, 2014 Governor Dayton to Open USA Cup at National Sports Center in Blaine
July 15, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on Mayo Clinic Earning the Ranking of Best Hospital in the Nation for 2014-2015
July 14, 2014 Minnesota's Nation-Leading Medicaid Reform Initiative Delivers $10.5 Million in Savings During First Year
July 11, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on Steel Dumping Ruling
July 11, 2014 Governor Helps Break Ground on Owatonna Business Expansion
July 10, 2014 The Toro Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary
July 9, 2014 Minnesota to Receive Up to $5 Million in Federal Highway Funds Following Statewide Flooding
July 9, 2014 Governor Dayton Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration
July 9, 2014 Minnesota to Receive Up to $5 Million in Federal Highway Funds Following Statewide Flooding
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Disaster Relief
July 8, 2014 Governor Dayton to Salute Businesses for Hiring, Supporting Veterans
July 8, 2014 New Pilot Program Offers Free Hotel Accommodations for Military Veterans Searching for Jobs in Minnesota
July 1, 2014 New Law Will Protect Health and Safety of Minnesota Dogs and Cats
July 1, 2014 New State Rail Safety Regulations Now in Effect
July 1, 2014 Minnesota Celebrates New First-in-the-Nation Standards for Renewable Fuels
July 1, 2014 Minnesota Management and Budget Increases Budget Reserve by $150 million
June 30, 2014 New Investments in Home and Community Services Begin July 1
June 30, 2014 Corridors of Commerce Project Get Underway Statewide, Four New Projects Receive Funding
June 23, 2014 Governor Dayton Announces $19.6 Million in AmeriCorps Grants to Minnesota Service Organizations
June 19, 2014 Minnesota Ranks First on AARP's Long-Term Care Scorecard
June 15, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on Medtronic
June 11, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on University of Minnesota Health Insurance Study
June 11, 2014 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project
June 10, 2014 Governor Dayton, Workers Celebrate Wage Increase for High-Quality In-Home Care
May 29, 2014 Construction Underway for New Affordable-Housing Community for Homeless Military Veterans and Their Families
May 29, 2014 Governor Dayton Signs Medical Marijuana Bill into Law
May 27, 2014 Unsession Delivers 1,200 Ways to Make Government Work Better
May 26, 2014 Governor Dayton's Remarks at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony
May 20, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on Minnesota Hosting the 2018 Super Bowl
May 20, 2014 Governor Dayton Signs Minnesota Jobs Bill, Tax Relief Bill into Law
May 16, 2014 New Law Makes it Easier for Veterans to Become Police Officers in Minnesota
May 16, 2014 DNR Rolls Out New Online Water Permit Application
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