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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Al Franken
Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franni; 2 Children: Thomasin, Joe
Birth Date: 05/21/1951
Birth Place: New York, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
June 4, 2014 At Hearing, Witnesses Underscore Need for Chairman Franken's Bill to Ban Stalking Apps Once and for All
May 28, 2014 Chairman Franken to Hold Hearing on Bill to End Stalking Apps Once and for All; Announces Witness List
April 11, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Bulletproof Vest Program
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 6, 2014 Sen. Franken Statement on Efforts to Curb Military Sexual Assault
Nov. 19, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Pryor, Boozman Introduce Bipartisan National Child Protection Training Act
Oct. 31, 2013 Sen. Franken Receives Award for Work to Help Victims of Domestic Violence who Face Homelessness
Sept. 24, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Legislation to Create a National "Blue Alert" System to Help Catch Suspects Who Have Killed or Injured Police Officers Passes Judiciary Committee
May 23, 2013 Sen. Franken Provision to End Elder Abuse Included in Legislation to Help Seniors
May 21, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Legislation to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
March 8, 2013 Sens. Franken, Klobuchar, Boozman Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Courthouse Violence
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Continued
Dec. 4, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz, McCollum Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Train Child Protection Professionals to Detect and Prevent Child Abuse
Sept. 25, 2012 Sen. Franken Lauds President Obama for Implementing His Bipartisan Proposal to End Human Trafficking by Government Contractors
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
July 25, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
June 29, 2012 Bill to Prevent Human Trafficking in Government Contracting Overseas Passed by Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Feb. 7, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 7, 2012 Sens. Franken, Klobuchar, Boozman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Violence in Local Courtrooms
Feb. 7, 2012 Boozman Joins Sens. Franken, Klobuchar to Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Violence in Local Courtrooms
Feb. 2, 2012 Two Sen. Franken Provisions to Protect Victims of Sexual Violence Clear Key Hurdle
Dec. 5, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 16, 2011 Grassley, Franken Win Passage of Common Sense Amendment to Curb Over-Criminalization
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice & Science Subcommittee
April 13, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Lanny Breur, Assistant Attorney General
Feb. 2, 2011 Sen. Franken Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Survivors of Sexual Assault Are Never Billed for Rape Kits
Jan. 28, 2011 Sen. Franken Continues Fight for Food Safety Enforcement
Jan. 12, 2011 WDAY - Sen. Franken: Tragedy Will not Keep Politicians from Meeting with Constituents
Jan. 10, 2011 Statement of Senator Al Franken on Arizona Shooting Involving Congresswoman Giffords
Oct. 22, 2010 Star Tribune: "Local debt collector to pay $1.75 million"
Oct. 1, 2010 Franken's Provisions to Help Sexual Assault Victims Included in Major Law Enforcement Bill
Sept. 30, 2010 Franken Calls for Federal Investigation of Ally Financial
Sept. 30, 2010 Franken, LeMieux Introduce Legislation to End Debt Collector Abuse
July 24, 2010 The Post-Bullentin - Grant for Bolder Options in Rochester Passes Key Senate vote
April 14, 2010 Judicial Nominees
March 21, 2010 Star Tribune: Red Lake Lockup Sits Locked Up and Empty
March 15, 2010 Financial Regulation Bill Includes Provision to Protect Senior Investors From Fraud
Dec. 19, 2009 Franken Statement On Passage Of Jamie Leigh Jones Amendment
Nov. 5, 2009 Sen. Franken's Statement On The Introduction Fo The Justice For Survivors Of Sexual Assault Act
Nov. 5, 2009 Klobucar, Franken, Dorgan Introduce Bill To Ban Use Of Wireless Devices In Airplane Cockpits
Sept. 9, 2009 Hearing Of Senate Judiciary Committee - Strengthening Forensic Science In The United States
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Crime
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Crime - Juvenile Justice
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Crime - DNA Evidence
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Crime - DNA Evidence - Exonerating the Innocent
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Crime - DNA Evidence - Rape Kit Backlogs
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