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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
General Nov. 4, 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
July 14, 2014 Minnesota's Nation-Leading Medicaid Reform Initiative Delivers $10.5 Million in Savings During First Year
June 23, 2014 Governor Dayton Announces $19.6 Million in AmeriCorps Grants to Minnesota Service Organizations
April 14, 2014 Governor Dayton Enacts First Minimum Wage Increase in a Decade
March 13, 2014 Statement from Governor Dayton on Minnesota's Jobs Report
Feb. 28, 2014 First Act of Legislative Session Invests $20 Million in Heating Assistance
Feb. 25, 2014 Statement from Governor Mark Dayton on the Minimum Wage
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assistance to Ease Propane Shortage
Feb. 4, 2014 Governor Dayton Expands Heating Assistance Program to Help More Minnesotans
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Action on Propane Shortage
Jan. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Propane Shortage
Jan. 10, 2014 State Launches New Minnesota Job Creation Fund
Nov. 25, 2013 Governor Dayton Kicks Off Thanksgiving Week
Feb. 6, 2013 Governor Dayton's State of the State Address
Jan. 31, 2013 State to partner with health providers to deliver better care at a lower cost
Dec. 15, 2011 Gov. Malloy Joins 15 Other Governors to Urge Extension of Unemployment Compensation
Dec. 15, 2011 Blog: Governor Dayton and Energy Secretary Chu: 18,000 Homes Weatherized in Minnesota
April 12, 2011 Administration Aims to Root out Medicaid Fraud, Improve Government Performance
March 9, 2011 Governor Dayton Signs Bill Extending Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 17, 2011 Minnesota Receives Federal Approval for Medical Assistance Expansion
Jan. 31, 2011 Committed to "Getting Minnesota Back to Work," Governor Dayton Advances Jobs Bill
Jan. 3, 2011 Dayton Takes Oath of Office as 40th Governor of Minnesota
June 21, 2006 Dayton: Senate Denies Working Americans Minimum Wage Increase
June 9, 2005 U.S. Senator Mark Dayton's Statement on Error Which Caused Minnesotans to Receive Empty Envelopes from Medicare/Medicaid, Instead of Important Benefit
March 7, 2005 Dayton Supports Minimum Wage Increase to Benefit 7.3 Million Americans, Including 86,000 Minnesotans
Feb. 1, 2005 Dayton Helps Secure Additional $100 Million to Protect Thousands of Minnesotans From Frigid Weather
May 23, 2003 Congress Passes Unemployment Benefits Extension
May 14, 2003 Dayton Offers Plan to Cut Taxes for Working Families, Extend Unemployment Benefits Says Bush Plan Drives up Deficits to Benefit Wealthiest Americans
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