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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: A 21st Century Family Leave Program
May 21, 2015 Letter to Colleagues - Prevention and Public Health Fund
May 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ensure Coverage for Critical Mental Health Care
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs
April 16, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 8, 2015 Blumenthal, Senators Urge Funding to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers
Feb. 12, 2015 Sen. Franken Helps Introduce Bill to Allow American Workers to Earn Paid Sick Days
Feb. 3, 2015 Sen. Franken Says Passage of Veterans Suicide Prevention Measure an Important Step toward Ending Vet Suicide
Jan. 27, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Continue Support for United Nations Population Fund
Dec. 22, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - More Needs to be Done to Address Heroin Epidemic
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations - Pressing Other Nations to Contribute to Ebola Fight
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Allegations of Misconduct at Hibbing VA Clinic
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Rural Hospitals
Oct. 27, 2014 Sen. Franken's Praises New Minnesota Ebola Restrictions
Oct. 13, 2014 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Including MSP Airport in Ebola Screenings
Oct. 10, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Joint Statement on VA Inspector General's Investigation Into Death of Minnesota Veteran Jordan Buisman
Oct. 9, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Walz Announce Minnesota Researchers to Receive Over $1.6 Million as Part of the NIH "BRAIN" Initiative
Oct. 9, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Considering Rural Impact Before Finalizing Health Care Policies
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veteran Affairs - Falsified Records at Minneapolis VA
Sept. 23, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffin, Acting Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Investigation into MN Veteran's Death
Sept. 22, 2014 Sen. Franken Calls Death of MN Veteran Waiting for VA Care an "Unacceptable Tragedy"
July 31, 2014 Sen. Franken's Statement on Senate Passage of Bipartisan VA Reform Bill
July 24, 2014 New Report: Sen. Franken's Health Reform Measure Sent $330 Million in Insurance Refunds To Millions of Consumers in Minnesota, Across the Country
July 16, 2014 Sen. Franken Disappointed after "Hobby Lobby" Legislative Fix Fails in Senate
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 9, 2014 Sen. Franken Backs Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health in Aftermath of Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
June 30, 2014 Sen. Franken: Supreme Court Decision Will Deny Women Preventive Health Care Services
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 11, 2014 Sen. Franken Says Senate-Passed Bill Will Expand Accountability for VA Officials, Bolster Health Care Options for Veterans
June 9, 2014 Sen. Franken Says VA Audit Results Raise Serious Issues; Presses to Find out More
June 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accept Free Private Sector Help to Fix Broken VA Scheduling System
May 23, 2014 Letter to Janet Murphy, Network Director of the VA Midwest Health Care Network - Regarding Wait Times for Medical Appointments
May 20, 2014 Sens. Harkin, Franken, Roberts, Barrasso Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Bolster Rural Health Care
April 10, 2014 Medicare Physician Payment System
March 27, 2014 Senator Franken Honored for His Leadership in Improving Access to Mental Health Services
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 27, 2014 Sun Current - Schools Grapple With Mental Health Issues
Feb. 24, 2014 New Study: Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Diabetes Prevention Program Would Save Medicare $1.3 Billion
Jan. 22, 2014 Budget Provision Klobuchar, Franken, Paulsen Fought For Will Help Improve Safety and Efficiency for Medical Device Approval Process
Jan. 16, 2014 Sen. Franken Renews Effort to Ensure Rural Seniors Have Rides to Medical Visits
Jan. 16, 2014 Sen. Franken Says Budget Bill Will Strengthen Economy, Provide Stability for Businesses
Nov. 18, 2013 Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Bill to Keep Medicine Safe for Minnesotans Passes Senate; Will Soon Become Law
Nov. 18, 2013 Senate Health Policy Leaders Hail Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Safety of Compounded Drugs, Track Prescription Drugs; Bill Now Heads to the President's Desk
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
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