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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
March 24, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton
March 13, 2014 Statement Regarding Governor Dayton's Meeting with Medical Marijuana Advocates
Dec. 10, 2013 Governor Dayton Recognizes State Employees for Reforming State Government
Nov. 4, 2013 Blog: Statewide Health Improvement Program Building a Foundation of Good Health for All Minnesotans
July 2, 2013 Minnesota Takes Next Steps for People with Disabilities
Feb. 21, 2013 Minnesota receives $45 Million Grant to expand nation-leading health reform initiative
Feb. 6, 2013 Governor Dayton's State of the State Address
April 3, 2012 Dayton Healthcare Reform Saves Millions for Taxpayers
March 12, 2012 Dayton Budget Proposal Invests in Jobs, Helps Police Officers and Veterans, Funds Essential Health Care Services
Oct. 31, 2011 Governor Dayton Announces Effort to Bring Better Healthcare to Minnesota
Oct. 20, 2011 Governor Dayton Launches "Better Government for a Better Minnesota"
April 5, 2011 Dayton and Major Health Plans Agree to Cap 2011 Profits
March 23, 2011 Dayton Administration Takes on Health Care to Better Serve Taxpayers
March 16, 2011 Dayton Announces Health Insurer UCare Contributes $30 million to Budget Solution
Feb. 17, 2011 Minnesota Receives Federal Approval for Medical Assistance Expansion
Feb. 9, 2011 State of the State Address
Jan. 20, 2011 Governor Dayton Expedites Medicaid Expansion
July 28, 2006 Dayton: Iraq Hospital Contract Abuses "Beyone the Pale"
June 20, 2006 Dry Eye Awareness Month
May 9, 2006 Dayton Meets with St. Cloud Paramedic Named ‘Star of Life' by American Ambulance Association
May 9, 2006 Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization And Affordability Act Of 2006--Motion To Proceed--Continued
April 27, 2006 Dayton, Clinton, Obama Press For More Congressional Oversight of Avian Flu Preparation
March 9, 2006 Stabenow Fights Budget Proposals That Will Hurt America's Veterans
Feb. 3, 2006 Dodd, Lieberman Join Senate Democrats in Calling for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
Dec. 12, 2005 Senate Rural Health Caucus Calling for Retention of Funds for Rural Health
Oct. 26, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Oct. 25, 2005 Honoring the Late Senator Paul Wellstone
Oct. 5, 2005 Carper, Other Democrats Urge Administration to Prepare For Avian Influenza
July 29, 2005 Dayton Applauds Passage of $1.5 Billion in Emergency Funds for Veterans' Health Care
May 11, 2005 Dayton Pushes for "Patients' Bill of Rights" To Put Medical Decisions Back in Hands of Patients and Doctors
May 3, 2005 Dayton Continues Strong Support of Kids First; Legislation Would Provide Health Care for Every Child in America
April 19, 2005 Dayton Blasts EPA at Senate Hearing on Mercury Emissions; New Rule Fails to Protect Public Health
April 7, 2005 Dayton Presses Senate Committee for Hearing on Mercury's Danger to Public Health
March 21, 2005 U.S. Senator Mark Dayton's Statement on Terri Schiavo Case
March 16, 2005 Dayton: Budget Shortchanges Veterans Health Care
March 15, 2005 Dayton Fights Republican Attempt to Slash Medicaid Funding for Minnesota's Neediest Families
March 15, 2005 Dayton Calls for a Hearing on Mercury's Impact on Public Health
March 7, 2005 Dayton Calls on EPA to Address Serious Flaws in Mercury Emissions Rule
March 2, 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
Feb. 14, 2005 Dayton Celebrates Achievements of His Unique Constituent Service; Health Care Help Line Has Assisted Over 2,000 Minnesotans in Disputes with Health In
Feb. 7, 2005 Dayton: Bush Administration is More Concerned With Protecting Big Business Than Protecting Public Health
Nov. 23, 2004 Dayton Disgusted by Congress' Failure to Adequately Fund Veterans' Health Care in Omnibus Spending Bill
Oct. 21, 2004 Letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson
Oct. 13, 2004 Lou Dobbs Tonight - Transcript
June 2, 2004 Cost of Prescription Drugs
May 21, 2004 Letter to Senate Colleagues
April 29, 2004 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson
Nov. 11, 2003 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004-Conference Report
Sept. 4, 2003 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 - Continued
Sept. 3, 2003 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 - Continued
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