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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: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Issue Position: Marriage Equality
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Taxes & Budget
Issue Position: Opportunity for All
Issue Position: LGBT Equality
Issue Position: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Green Energy
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Equal Rights Amendment
July 9, 2014 Minnesota to Receive Up to $5 Million in Federal Highway Funds Following Statewide Flooding
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
May 16, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on 2014 Legislative Session
May 15, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on Medical Marijuana Compromise
May 15, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on Broadband Agreement
May 14, 2014 Governor Dayton Signs Second Chance Expungement Bill
May 14, 2014 Governor Dayton Signs Smartphone "Kill Switch" Legislation
May 13, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on Downtown East Project
May 13, 2014 Governor Signs Key Unsession Bill into Law, Significantly Reducing Time it Takes to Process Business Permits
May 12, 2014 Governor Dayton Urges Stronger Consumer Protections for Payday Loans
May 11, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on the Women's Economic Security Act
May 11, 2014 Governor Dayton Signs Women's Economic Security Act Into Law on Mother's Day
May 8, 2014 Governor Mark Dayton to Host 67th Annual Governor's Fishing Opener
May 7, 2014 Anglers Catch All They Need to Know at New DNR Fish Minnesota Site
May 6, 2014 Homark Homes Expanding in Red Lake Falls
April 29, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton Regarding Online Voter Registration Bill
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