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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

Full Name: Mark Dayton
Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 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
Jan. 25, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Address Propane Shortage
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reconsideration on EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Rule
Feb. 6, 2013 Governor Dayton's State of the State Address
March 30, 2012 Obama Administration and Great Lakes States Announce Agreement to Spur Development of Offshore Wind Projects
Jan. 30, 2012 Governor Dayton Statement on Ellen Anderson Confirmation Vote
Dec. 15, 2011 Blog: Governor Dayton and Energy Secretary Chu: 18,000 Homes Weatherized in Minnesota
Dec. 9, 2006 Senate Passes Tax Relief Bill Containing Coleman Provision For Iron Range Power Plant
Dec. 8, 2006 Coleman Works To Clear Path To Make Minnesota Clean Coal Plant Eligible For Tax Credits
Aug. 1, 2006 Dayton: So-Called "Energy Bill" Will Do Nothing to Ease Consumers' Pain at the Pump
Aug. 1, 2006 Gulf of Mexico Security Act of 2006 - Continued
June 29, 2006 Renewable Fuels
June 29, 2006 Dayton Calls on Congress to Address Real Energy Reform
June 21, 2006 Dayton Touts Bill to Increase Use of Renewable Fuels to National Biodiesel Board
April 26, 2006 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations For The Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2006
April 26, 2006 Dayton Calls for Energy Bill that Invests in Renewable Fuels, Provides Consumer Relief
Feb. 21, 2006 Senate Democrats Call on Bush Adminstration to Outline a Real Energy Strategy
Jan. 25, 2006 Cantwell Continues Fight to Get Home Heating Help to Seniors and Families in Need
Sept. 7, 2005 Hurricane Katrina and Soaring Gas Prices
July 29, 2005 Dayton's Ethanol Vehicle Awareness Provision Passes in Final Energy Bill
July 26, 2005 Carper and Biden Call for Release of Energy Assistance Funds
June 30, 2005 Passage of the Senate Energy Bill
June 28, 2005 Dayton Votes for Passage of Senate Energy Bill - But Cautions it will not Remedy America's Dependence on Foreign Oil
June 22, 2005 Dayton Fights for Rural Minnesota in Energy Bill
June 21, 2005 Energy Policy Act Of 2005--Continued
June 21, 2005 Dayton Proposes Nationwide Ethanol Mandate Based on Minnesota's E-10 Law
June 8, 2005 E-85 Awareness Week in Minnesota
April 7, 2005 Dayton Promotes Tax Credits for Family Farms that Use Wind Power
March 16, 2005 Dayton Votes to Protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from Oil Drilling
March 8, 2005 Statement of Senator Mark Dayton on Heartland Energy's Decision to Pull Plans for Preston Tire-Burning Plant
Sept. 22, 2004 Letter to Senators Ted Stevens and Robert C. Byrd
April 29, 2004 Amendment No. 3050
April 7, 2004 Ethanol Penalty in Highway Trust Fund Formula
March 19, 2004 Letter to President George W. Bush
Nov. 26, 2003 Your Dayton's Account - Energy Bill
Nov. 19, 2003 Energy
Sept. 11, 2003 Dayton: Arctic Refuge Drilling Will Not Solve Energy Crisis
July 22, 2003 Letter to Senator Pete Domenici
June 6, 2003 Your Dayton's Account: Ethanol
June 5, 2003 Dayton Statement on Senate Passage of the Renewable Fuels Standard
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Green Energy
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