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Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 20, 2011 VA Improves Delivery of Benefits to Vietnam Vets At Sen. Franken's Urging
May 18, 2011 Executive Session
May 18, 2011 Sen. Franken Calls for NRC to Review Nuclear Safety Hazards at U.S. Plants
May 17, 2011 Offshore Production and Safety Act of 2011 - Motion to Proceed
May 17, 2011 Sens. Franken, Blumenthal, Rep. Hank Johnson Introduce Legislation to Protect Legal Rights of Consumers
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 13, 2011 - New Tech Tools and Protecting Our Privacy
May 13, 2011 Commencement Address, University Of Minnesota College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences
May 13, 2011 Sen. Franken Hears About Threats That Smartphone Tracking Technology Can Pose to Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims at Eagan Shelter
May 11, 2011 Sen. Franken Concerned AT&T, T-Mobile Merger Will Be Raw Deal for Consumers
May 10, 2011 Chairman Franken Presses Apple and Google to Protect Safety and Privacy of Mobile Device Users
May 6, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Herb Kohl, Chairman, and The Honorable Roy Blunt, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies
May 6, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Authority and Hamas
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
May 5, 2011 Sens. Franken, Menendez, Reps. Conyers, Gutierrez, Capuano Release GAO Report Investigating Foreclosure "Robo-Signing"
May 4, 2011 Sen. Franken's Floor Statement Against Republican Efforts to Undermine FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
May 4, 2011 Sen. Franken Speaks Out Against Proposals to Gut Medicaid
May 3, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius and Arne Duncan, US Dept. of Health and Human Services, and Secretary of Education
May 2, 2011 Sen. Franken's Statement on Operation that Killed Osama bin Laden
May 2, 2011 Duluth News Tribune - Northland Parents Who Lost Sons in War React to Bin Laden News
April 28, 2011 Sen. Franken Thanks Google, Apple for Agreeing to Appear at Hearing on Mobile Technology & Privacy
April 27, 2011 Sens. Franken, Blumenthal, Rep. Hank Johnson Announce Legislation Giving Consumers More Power in the Courts against Corporations
April 27, 2011 Rep. Hank Johnson, Sens. Franken and Blumenthal Announce Legislation Giving Consumers more Power in Courts v. Corporations
April 26, 2011 What Minnesota Knows About Clean Energy (And How We Can Explain It To Washington)
April 25, 2011 Chairman Franken Announces Hearing on Mobile Technology & Privacy; Invitees Include Reps. from Apple, Google
April 22, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Federal Disaster Declaration in Minnesota
April 20, 2011 Letter to Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Inc.
April 18, 2011 Sen. Franken Says Budget Deal Allows Faribault-Based SAGE to Expand, Create Hundreds of New Jobs
April 15, 2011 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative Ambassador
April 15, 2011 Senators Introduce Legislation to Improve Middle School Achievement
April 14, 2011 Minnesota Independent - Franken, Senate Committee Tackle Campaign Reform in Wake of Citizens United
April 14, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 13, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Lanny Breur, Assistant Attorney General
April 12, 2011 University of Minnesota Duluth's Men's Hockey Team Championship
April 12, 2011 STEM Education
April 11, 2011 Grand Forks Herald - Franken Visits EGF While Touring Red River Valley Flood Fight
April 8, 2011 Politico - Al Franken Keeping Eye on Epsilon Breach
April 8, 2011 CBS News - Sen. Franken Introduces "Pay for War" Resolution
April 8, 2011 Northland's News Center - Senator Franken Votes to Help Small Business
April 7, 2011 Budget Negotiations
April 7, 2011 Sen. Franken Introduces Bill to Increase Retention of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math Teachers, Better Prepare Students for High-Tech Jobs
April 6, 2011 Letter to Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
April 6, 2011 Senate Resolution 133--To Require That New War Funding Be Offest
April 6, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Joshua Gotbaum, Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
April 5, 2011 Sen. Franken Supports Successful Repeal of Onerous 1099 Tax Reporting Rule That Threatened to Saddle Minnesota Businesses with Excessive Paperwork
April 5, 2011 Letter to Deanna Tanner Okun, Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
April 1, 2011 Sen. Franken's Statement on World Autism Awareness Day
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