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Governor Dayton Signs Disaster Relief Bill

August 24, 2012

Saint Paul – Governor Mark Dayton signed the disaster relief bills passed earlier today in a Special Session of the Minnesota State Legislature, and he released the following statement:

"I am very pleased that the legislature has passed the disaster relief bill to assist Minnesotans whose homes, businesses, and communities were ravaged earlier this summer by severe natural disasters.  I have just received this legislation, and I have signed it into law. 
 
"I commend legislators for honoring their promise to limit this special session to disaster relief, which they passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support.  This help to Minnesotans, who have suffered terrible misfortunes, is a shining example of the spirit which makes our state so very special."