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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
July 8, 2014 New Pilot Program Offers Free Hotel Accommodations for Military Veterans Searching for Jobs in Minnesota
July 8, 2014 Governor Dayton to Salute Businesses for Hiring, Supporting Veterans
June 30, 2014 New Investments in Home and Community Services Begin July 1
June 10, 2014 Governor Dayton, Workers Celebrate Wage Increase for High-Quality In-Home Care
May 16, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on 2014 Legislative Session
May 13, 2014 Governor Signs Key Unsession Bill into Law, Significantly Reducing Time it Takes to Process Business Permits
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
April 28, 2014 MnDOT to Commemorate Worker Memorial Day April 28
April 14, 2014 Governor Dayton Enacts First Minimum Wage Increase in a Decade
April 7, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton Regarding Minimum Wage Agreement
March 25, 2014 DEED Awards First Job Creation Fund Projects
March 13, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on Minnesota's Jobs Report
Feb. 25, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on the Minimum Wage
Jan. 28, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on the State of the Union Address
Jan. 10, 2014 State Launches New Minnesota Job Creation Fund
Dec. 10, 2013 Governor Dayton Recognizes State Employees for Reforming State Government
Nov. 1, 2013 Statement from Governor Dayton on Minnesota's New Olmstead Plan
Oct. 2, 2013 NGA: States Pave the Way for Veterans' Employment
Sept. 19, 2013 Audio Release: Governor Dayton Comments on News That Minnesota Gained 12,200 Jobs in August
Sept. 27, 2012 Governor Dayton: Working for Minnesota Jobs
July 11, 2012 Governor Mark Dayton Proclaims July "Hire a Veteran" Month
May 3, 2012 Governor Dayton's Statement on Upcoming People's Stadium Vote
Nov. 23, 2011 Governor Dayton Urges Renewed Negotiations at American Crystal Sugar
Feb. 9, 2011 Governor Dayton Delivers First State of the State Address
Feb. 9, 2011 State of the State Address
Jan. 19, 2011 Governor Dayton Puts Strong Leadership Behind Job Growth Strategy
Dec. 8, 2006 Coleman Praises latest U.S. Jobs Report
Jan. 12, 2005 Dayton Urges Paid Sick Leave for Working Minnesota Families
Sept. 14, 2004 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2005 - Continued
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