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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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: Transportation
July 9, 2014 Minnesota to Receive Up to $5 Million in Federal Highway Funds Following Statewide Flooding
July 1, 2014 New State Rail Safety Regulations Now in Effect
June 30, 2014 Corridors of Commerce Project Get Underway Statewide, Four New Projects Receive Funding
April 28, 2014 MnDOT Identifies Project Savings, Will Shift to Major Road Work in Twin Cities and Southwestern Minnesota
April 3, 2014 MnDOT Announces 2014 State Road Construction Program
March 31, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton
Feb. 24, 2014 Dayton, Branstad: Don't Mess with the RFS
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Nov. 14, 2013 Governor Dayton Supports Statewide Efforts to Eliminate Traffic Deaths
June 26, 2012 Governor Dayton Announces Safety Improvements for Highway 14
Jan. 12, 2012 Dayton Administration Seeks New Ways to Finance Better highways, Transit Systems
June 8, 2011 Governor Dayton statement on Delta Airlines
May 9, 2011 Dayton Helps Secure Investment in High-Speed Rail
Feb. 28, 2011 Dayton to Eliminate Surcharge, Restore Promise on Top-Tax Rate; Restore Funding for Seniors' Long-term Care
Feb. 9, 2011 State of the State Address
July 20, 2006 DM&E Railroad Loan from the Federal Railroad Administration
Nov. 16, 2005 Statement by Senator Mark Dayton on FAA's Northwest Airlines Investigation Report
Oct. 19, 2005 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Sept. 14, 2005 Statement by Senator Mark Dayton on Northwest Airlines Filing for Bankruptcy
Sept. 2, 2005 Statement by U.S. Senator Mark Dayton on Federal Aviation Administration Investigation AND Letter to Marion Blakey,
May 17, 2005 Dayton Applauds Over $3 Billion for Minnesota Transportation Needs
May 17, 2005 Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users--Continued
April 27, 2005 Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users - Continued
Feb. 22, 2005 Dayton Urges Continued Funding for Commercial Air Service Program Serving Northern Minnesota Communities
Feb. 15, 2005 Dayton Decries Elimination of Amtrak Funding in President's Budget; Urges Congress to Provide Funding to Keep Trains Running in MN
Nov. 17, 2004 Letter to Senator Bill Frist
May 14, 2004 Transportation Funding
Feb. 11, 2004 Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2003
Nov. 18, 2003 Statement on the National Transportation Safety Board Findings on the Crash of Senator Paul Wellstone's Plane
Aug. 1, 2003 Aviation Administration Conference Report
Aug. 1, 2003 Northwest Noise Provision
May 21, 2003 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
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