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Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
Dec. 15, 2011 Franken's Statement on Voting against the Defense Authorization Bill
Dec. 15, 2011 Franken Statement on Responses from Carrier IQ, Wireless Carriers, and Handset Manufacturers
Dec. 15, 2011 Franken Introduces Legislation to Expand Direct Care for Older Americans, Providing Higher Quality, Lower Cost Health Care
Dec. 15, 2011 Klobuchar, Franken, Paulsen Introduce Legislation to Help Minnesota Seniors in Fragile Health Receive Comprehensive Medicare Benefits
Dec. 14, 2011 Climate Change
Dec. 13, 2011 Senators Announce U.S. Postal Service Agreement to Delay Postal Facility Closures for Five Months
Dec. 13, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services
Dec. 9, 2011 As Temperatures Drop, Sen. Franken Presses Measure to Ensure Minnesota Families, Seniors Can Afford to Heat Homes This Winter
Dec. 9, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairman Inouye, and Ranking Member Cochran
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative and Hilda Solis, Labor Secretary
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Gary Gensler, Mary Schapiro, Orlan Johnson, and James Giddens - Chairmen of Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and Trustee of MF Global Inc.
Dec. 5, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 2, 2011 Detroit Lakes Tribune - Workers Need Payroll-Tax Cut
Dec. 1, 2011 Letter to Larry Lenhart, President and CEO of Carrier IQ, Inc.
Dec. 1, 2011 Moorhead Gets Federal Approval for Reconstruction of I-94 Interchange
Nov. 30, 2011 Key Franken Provision Included in Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 30, 2011 Air Service to Thief River Falls Will Continue
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 Boozman, Franken Introduce Bill to Improve Health Care Access For Rural Veterans
Nov. 14, 2011 Star Tribune - Franken Bill Would Reduce FDA Red Tape
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 Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices
Nov. 9, 2011 Minnesota Public Radio: Grain Elevators Operators Dragged Down by MF Global Woes
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to The President
Nov. 8, 2011 The Huffington Post - Net Neutrality is Under Attack… Again
Nov. 8, 2011 Senators Introduce Legislation Empowering States to Protect Consumers from Abusive Lending
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 Sen. Franken's Provisions to Reform "No Child Left Behind" Pass Key Hurdle
Nov. 3, 2011 Sen. Franken Holds Meeting with Top Administration Official to Insist on Full Funding of Lewis & Clark Water Project
Nov. 3, 2011 Northland's Newscenter - U.S. Senator Franken Sees Job Potential In Iron Range Mines
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
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