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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franni; 2 Children: Thomasin, Joe
Birth Date: 05/21/1951
Birth Place: New York, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Gross, Asian Carp Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality - Asian Carp
May 13, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Paulsen, Walz, Nolan Provision to Keep Invasive Carp Out of Minnesota's Waterways Included in Final Water Infrastructure Bill
April 14, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Vaccine
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Act Quickly to Prevent Further Spread of PED Virus in Minnesota Swine Herds
March 18, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Protecting the Great Lakes from Destructive Asian Carp
March 14, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works - Great Lakes Asian Carp
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - Calls On Obama Administration To Implement Livestock Disaster Programs Immediately
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Jo-Ellen Darcy, Department of Army - Asian Carp
May 9, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Amendment to Fight the Spread of Asian Carp Passes Senate
Feb. 15, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Paulsen, Walz, Nolan Introduce Legislation To Fight Spread Of Asian Carp
Feb. 11, 2013 Letter to Acting Office of Management and Budget Director Jeffrey Zients - Lewis and Clark Water System
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Jan. 29, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Push for New Action to Prevent Invasion of Asian Carp
Jan. 17, 2013 Sen. Franken's Statement on Reinstating a Ban on Assault Weapons
April 17, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: New Tools Will Help Increase Wildlife Habitat for Waterfowl in Red River Valley
March 27, 2012 Letter to Chairman Feinstein and Ranking Member Alexander, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water
Feb. 8, 2012 Franken Renews Call for Obama Administration to Fund to Gray Wolf Population Management
Jan. 25, 2012 Franken Presses Obama Administration for Funding to Manage Gray Wolf Population
Dec. 21, 2011 Franken Lauds Announcement that Gray Wolf Has Been Delisted
Oct. 12, 2011 Sen. Franken Presses USDA to Fund Gray Wolf Management Until Animal is Taken Off Endangered Species List
Sept. 9, 2010 WDIO - Asian Carp Director Appointed
June 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Asian Carp
June 24, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Immediate Action on Asian Carp
May 26, 2010 Franken Stands Up For Taxpayers, Moves To Force BP To Pay Back Oil Spill Emergency Costs
May 24, 2010 Letter To Senator Barbara Boxer, Chairman, And Senator James Inhofe, Senate Committee On Environment & Public Works
May 13, 2010 As State Fishing Opener Nears, Franken Presses To Ease Burdensome "Six-Pack" Rules on Minnesota Fishing Guides
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