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Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
Nov. 30, 2011 Air Service to Thief River Falls Will Continue
Nov. 30, 2011 Key Franken Provision Included in Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 29, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 28, 2011 Kare 11: "Nathan Bauer goes to Washington"
Nov. 22, 2011 Franken Releases County-by-County Report on How the Payroll Tax Cut Extension and Expansion Would Help Minnesota Families
Nov. 21, 2011 Introduction of Legislation to Help Small Businesses Get Paid More Quickly and Reliably by Large Government Contractors
Nov. 17, 2011 Klobuchar, Franken Urge Senate Leadership to Provide Full Funding for Heating Assistance for Minnesota Seniors and Families
Nov. 17, 2011 Franken Presses Deficit Super Committee to Protect Rural Hospitals
Nov. 17, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 17, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 16, 2011 Letter to Chairman Johnson and Ranking Member Shelby, Senate Banking Committee
Nov. 14, 2011 Star Tribune - Franken Bill Would Reduce FDA Red Tape
Nov. 14, 2011 Boozman, Franken Introduce Bill to Improve Health Care Access For Rural Veterans
Nov. 14, 2011 Sen. Franken Cosponsors Legislation to Help New Farmers and Ranchers
Nov. 14, 2011 Sen. Franken Aims to Get Legal Help for Service Members in Need
Nov. 14, 2011 Sen. Franken Meets with Medtronic Officials, Patients to Discuss His Legislation that Would Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely
Nov. 10, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law - Protecting Minnesotans' Consumer Rights and Privacy
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairman Inouye, and Ranking Member Cochran
Nov. 10, 2011 Hearing of Judiciary Committee - In Support of the Respect for Marriage Act
Nov. 10, 2011 Sen. Franken Holds Call With Federal Regulators to Help Minnesota Grain and Feed Industry Deal with Collapse of MF Global
Nov. 9, 2011 Minnesota Public Radio: Grain Elevators Operators Dragged Down by MF Global Woes
Nov. 9, 2011 Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices
Nov. 8, 2011 Senators Introduce Legislation Empowering States to Protect Consumers from Abusive Lending
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to The President
Nov. 8, 2011 The Huffington Post - Net Neutrality is Under Attack… Again
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner
Nov. 4, 2011 Worthington Daily Globe - Franken has Meeting with Interior Secretary
Nov. 3, 2011 Northland's Newscenter - U.S. Senator Franken Sees Job Potential In Iron Range Mines
Nov. 3, 2011 Sen. Franken Holds Meeting with Top Administration Official to Insist on Full Funding of Lewis & Clark Water Project
Nov. 3, 2011 Sen. Franken's Provisions to Reform "No Child Left Behind" Pass Key Hurdle
Nov. 1, 2011 Sen. Franken Urges Continued Negotiations in American Crystal Sugar Lockout After Workers Reject Company's Latest Offer Tuesday
Nov. 1, 2011 Senator Akaka Introduces Bill to Protect Native Women Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Oct. 31, 2011 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, and Acting Director DeMarco
Oct. 26, 2011 Sen. Franken Lauds President's Plan to Decrease Student Loan Debt, Help Families Pay for College
Oct. 25, 2011 Pioneer Press - Franken: Retrofitting Private Buildings Creates Jobs
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Chairman Liebowitz
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Oct. 24, 2011 Sen. Franken Launches "Back to Work Minnesota" Initiative to Create Jobs, Save Energy, & Lower Taxpayer Costs by Retrofitting Public, Private Buildings
Oct. 24, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid
Oct. 24, 2011 Star Tribune - Franken: In Energy Use, Less Is More -- Much More
Oct. 21, 2011 Sens. Franken, Tester Introduce Legislation to Promote Community Wind Projects
Oct. 21, 2011 Sen. Franken Introduces Legislation to Protect Minnesota Seniors from Elder Abuse
Oct. 21, 2011 Sen. Franken's Provisions to Reform "No Child Left Behind" Pass Key Hurdle
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services
Oct. 13, 2011 Expert Touts Sen. Franken's Diabetes Prevention Measure as Key to Reining in Nation's Health Care Costs
Oct. 13, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced?"
Oct. 13, 2011 Sen. Franken Continues Efforts to Protect Consumers, Hold Corporations Accountable at Hearing on Forced Arbitration
Oct. 12, 2011 Sen. Franken Presses USDA to Fund Gray Wolf Management Until Animal is Taken Off Endangered Species List
Oct. 12, 2011 Blumenthal, Klobuchar, Franken Introduce Bill To Require Accurate 4G Information for Consumers
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