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Mark Dayton's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Feb. 26, 2015 Governor Dayton Signs Deficiency Bill
Feb. 28, 2014 First Act of Legislative Session Invests $20 Million in Heating Assistance
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Action on Propane Shortage
Jan. 31, 2013 State to partner with health providers to deliver better care at a lower cost
April 12, 2011 Administration Aims to Root out Medicaid Fraud, Improve Government Performance
April 1, 2011 Dayton Proposes Increased Pension for Family of MnDOT Employee Who Died During Flood Response Efforts
Jan. 25, 2011 Dayton Statement on State Bankruptcy Proposals
Jan. 20, 2011 Governor Dayton Expedites Medicaid Expansion
Dec. 11, 2006 Coleman Says Healthcare Provisions In Tax Extender Bill Vital To Rural Minnesota
Dec. 7, 2006 Final Floor Statement by U.S. Senator Mark Dayton
Dec. 7, 2006 Executive Session
July 18, 2006 Dayton Joins Northwest Employees in Fighting for Pension Reform
June 7, 2006 Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 - Motion to Proceed
May 11, 2006 Dayton Calls for Extension of Medicare Prescription Drug Enrollment Deadline
April 10, 2006 Senators Release Letter to Bush Administration Demanding State Reimbursement One Day before HHS Secretary Leavitt Visits New Jersey
March 8, 2006 Dayton, Colleagues Pass Modest LIHEAP Funding Package; Not Enough to Meet Minnesota's Need, Dayton Fears
March 8, 2006 Dayton, Democrats Fight to Save Dairy Programs From Chopping Block
Jan. 25, 2006 Cantwell Continues Fight to Get Home Heating Help to Seniors and Families in Need
Jan. 14, 2006 Carper, Other Dems Call on Bush Administration to Fix Medicare Drug Program
Oct. 26, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
July 26, 2005 Carper and Biden Call for Release of Energy Assistance Funds
June 15, 2005 Dayton Urges President Bush to Include MN Community Leaders in his Visit Friday to Minnesota
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
May 24, 2005 Dayton Works to Maintain Rural Ambulance Services for Minnesotans in Need of Care
May 20, 2005 Statement of U. S. Senator Mark Dayton at Senate Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
April 26, 2005 Dayton Joins in Rally to Protect Social Security and Stop Privatization
March 17, 2005 Dayton Fights to Restore $2.8 Billion for Agriculture Programs in 2006 Budget
March 15, 2005 Dayton Fights Republican Attempt to Slash Medicaid Funding for Minnesota's Neediest Families
March 15, 2005 Dayton Joins with Senate Democrats in Fight to Protect Social Security from Benefit Cuts
Feb. 18, 2005 Dayton's Website Launches "Social Insecurity Calculator", Revealing How Average Americans Will Lose Benefits Under Bush Privatization Plan
Feb. 17, 2005 State of the Union and Social Security
Feb. 17, 2005 Social Security Reform
Feb. 1, 2005 Dayton Helps Secure Additional $100 Million to Protect Thousands of Minnesotans From Frigid Weather
Jan. 28, 2005 Dayton Questions Whether Bush Administration Is Using Social Security as Distraction from Fiscal Crisis
Jan. 28, 2005 Statement of Senator Mark Dayton on Oversight Hearing on the Bush Administration's Plans to Privatize Social Security
Jan. 24, 2005 Dayton Champions Major Reform to Medicare Bill; Senator's Legislation Would Lower Rx Drug Prices for 41 Million Seniors
June 18, 2004 Unshackle Seniors Act
May 10, 2004 Letter to President George W. Bush
April 29, 2004 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson
April 1, 2004 Voting to Help the American People
March 22, 2004 Your Dayton's Account - Social Security
Jan. 13, 2004 Your Dayton's Account
Nov. 26, 2003 Grand Forks Herald - Hurt
Nov. 25, 2003 Dayton: Drug Companies and HMOs Celebrate Passage of Medicare Bill
Nov. 12, 2003 Executive Session
July 18, 2003 Your Dayton's Account: A Taste of Our Own Medicine & Paperwork Reduction Amendments
June 27, 2003 Dayton Reluctantly Votes for Senate Prescription Drug Bill
June 24, 2003 Prescription Drug and Medicare Improvement Act of 2003 - Continued
June 20, 2003 Your Dayton's Account: Prescription Drug Coverage for Seniors
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