Happy Governors

Admit You’re Happy Day Proclamations were requested from the following Govenors who were in office in 1999.

    • Alabama – Don Seigelman
    • Connecticut – John G. Rowland
    • Idaho – Dirk Kempthorne
    • Indiana – Frank O’Bannon
    • Iowa – Tom Vilsack
    • Maryland – Parris N. Glendening
    • Massachusetts – Areo Paul Cellucci
    • Nebraska – Mike Johanns
    • Nevada – Kenny C. Guinn
    • New Hampshire – Jeanne Shaheen
    • New Jersey – Christine T. Whitman
    • North Carolina – James B. Hunt, Jr.
    • Oregon – John A. Kitzhaber
    • Rhode Island – Lincoln Almond
    • Texas – George W. Bush
    • Vermont – Howard Dean, M.D.
    • Washington – Gary Locke
    • West Virginia – Cecil H. Underwood
    • Wisconsin – Tommy G. Thompson

No Official Position

    • New York – George E. Pataki

Undecided Governors

    • California – Gray Davis
    • Oklahoma – Frank Keating
    • Utah – Michael O. Leavitt

Beyond Words

    • Colorado – Bill Owens

Parade Raining Governors

    • Arizona – Jane Dee Hull
    • Florida – Jeb Bush
    • Georgia – Roy Barnes
    • Illinois – George H. Ryan
    • Kansas – Bill Graves
    • Louisiana – Mike Foster
    • Maine – Angus S. King, Jr.
    • Michigan – John Engler
    • Minnesota Jesse Ventura
    • Mississippi – Kirk Fordice
    • Missouri – Mel Carnahan
    • Montana – Marc Racicot
    • New Mexico – Gary E. Johnson
    • Ohio – Bob Taft
    • Pennsylvania – Tom Ridge
    • South Carolina – Jim Hodges
    • Tennessee – Don Sundquist
    • Virginia – James S. Gilmore III
    • Wyoming – Jim Geringer

Stick in the Mud

  • Alaska – Tony Knowles
  • Arkansas – Mike Huckabee
  • Delaware – Thomas R. Carper
  • Hawaii – Benjamin J. Cayetano
  • Kentucky – Paul E. Patton
  • North Dakota – Edward T. Schafer
  • South Dakota – William J. Janklow
4 Responses to Happy Governors
  1. Happy Happiness Happens Day 2012!
    August 8, 2012 | 6:03 am

    [...] governors for proclamations recognizing Admit You’re Happy Day. Unhappily L only governors from 19 states sent proclamations. Don’t let that rain on your happiness parade! In 2000 the entire month of August was designated [...]

  2. Happiness Happens Month - Good News
    August 8, 2012 | 9:02 am

    [...] Day on August 8, and August is Happiness Happens Month. We even requested proclamations from the governors of all 50 states and our responses were amusing. We host Hunt for Happiness Week the 3rd week of [...]

  3. Roz Fruchtman
    July 26, 2013 | 3:19 am

    Why not ask Governor Cuomo, New York’s CURRENT Governor!

    As a New Yorker, I would love to have a Happiness Day here! ;)

    Good luck!

    Roz Fruchtman
    Roz Fruchtman recently posted…Today is the First Day of the Rest of My Life – Here’s to a New Year, New Me, New You, New US ~Welcome to 2013!My Profile

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