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Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
June 11, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes to Increase Transparency of Federal Surveillance Programs
June 11, 2013 Senators: End Secret Law
June 10, 2013 Sen. Franken Praises Senate Passage of Five-Year Farm Bill
June 6, 2013 Sen. Franken Vows to Continue Fight to Prevent Student Loan Interest Rate Hike
June 5, 2013 Sen. Franken Pays Tribute to Sen. Frank Lautenberg
June 5, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Feed Shortage for Minnesota Farmers
June 4, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Bill to Protect LGBT Students from School Bullying
June 4, 2013 Key Provisions Authored by Sen. Franken Included in Bill to Fix "No Child Left Behind"
June 4, 2013 Sen. Franken's Bill to Improve and Increase Access to Infant, Toddler Care Added to Bipartisan Child Care Legislation
June 3, 2013 Letter to the Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Consumers Purchasing Sunscreens
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 29, 2013 Sen. Franken Pleased That FDA is Working to Address Infant Drug Shortage
May 29, 2013 Sen. Franken Reacts to Defense Furloughs in Minnesota
May 28, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Landrieu and Ranking Member Coats - Opposition to Proposed Border Crossing Fee Study
May 27, 2013 Sen. Franken's Statement on Memorial Day
May 24, 2013 Senators Hoeven, Klobuchar Lead Group of Senators in Opposition to Proposed DHS Border Fee Study
May 23, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Spikes in Gas Prices
May 23, 2013 Senator Seeks to Help Families in Minnesota Afford Tuition by Expanding Access to Accelerated Learning Programs
May 23, 2013 Sen. Franken Provision to End Elder Abuse Included in Legislation to Help Seniors
May 22, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Roberts, Franken Release Report Outlining Urgent Need for Clear Regulatory Guidelines of Drug Compounders as Committee Approves Legislation
May 22, 2013 Sen. Franken Successfully Fights to Protect Sugar Program in Farm Bill
May 22, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 21, 2013 Duluth News Tribune - Franken: DOE Cuts Contribute to Gas Price Spike
May 21, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Energy Official for Answers on Spike in Minnesota's Gas Prices
May 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Moniz - Action on Gas Price Spikes
May 21, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Legislation to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse
May 20, 2013 Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Measures to Protect Children Added to Senate Immigration Reform Bill
May 17, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Announce Advisory Committee for U.S. Attorney
May 16, 2013 Sen. Franken Wins Fight to Help Protect Small Businesses During Immigration Reform
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
May 16, 2013 Sen. Franken Statement on Spike in Minnesota Gas Prices
May 16, 2013 Franken, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Tackle VA Backlog
May 16, 2013 Senate Passes Franken-Cosponsored Amendment to Bolster Iron Range Economy
May 15, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Roberts, Franken Introduce Legislation to Clarify Oversight Responsibilities for Pharmaceutical Compounding, Ensure Safety for Consumers
May 15, 2013 Sen. Franken Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Waterways Development Legislation
May 14, 2013 Sen. Franken Applauds Marriage Equality Becoming Law in Minnesota
May 14, 2013 Sen. Franken to SEC on Credit Rating Industry: "There Must Be Reform'
May 9, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Amendment to Fight the Spread of Asian Carp Passes Senate
May 8, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes to Bring High-Speed Internet Access to Rural Communities and Businesses
May 8, 2013 Sen. Franken Introduces Amendments to Help Small Businesses & Kids in Immigration Reform
May 8, 2013 Sen. Franken-Backed Bill to Promote Retrofitting Buildings Clears Key Hurdle
May 7, 2013 Sen. Franken Leads Charge to Protect Legal Right to Day in Court
May 7, 2013 The Sequester
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage
May 6, 2013 Sens. Harkin and Franken Introduce Energy Section of 2013 Farm Bill
May 3, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Announce White House Disaster Declaration for Southwest Minnesota Communities Impacted by Severe Winter Storm
May 2, 2013 Sen. Franken Reacts to Boise Paper Mill Layoffs
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
May 2, 2013 Sen. Franken Reacts to Boise Paper Mill Layoffs
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
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