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Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
April 17, 2015 After Press from Sen. Franken, Dept. of Transportation Announces New Actions to Improve Rail Safety
April 17, 2015 Rep. Doug Collins and Sen. Al Franken Introduce Bicameral, Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill
April 16, 2015 Sen. Franken, Rep. Doug Collins Introduce Bipartisan Measure to Combat Mental Health Crisis in Criminal Justice System
April 16, 2015 Members Of Congress Say "Enough Is Enough' When It Comes To Corporate Tax Dodging
April 16, 2015 Key Provisions Authored by Sen. Franken Included in Bipartisan Bill to Fix "No Child Left Behind"
April 16, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 15, 2015 Sen. Franken Says He Strongly Supports "Fight for $15" Campaign
April 14, 2015 Letter to the National Governors Assiciation - Advice When Considering Mitch McConnell's Letter
April 14, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on "Doc Fix" Legislation
April 11, 2015 The New York Times - Franken's Campaign Against Comcast Is No Joke
April 11, 2015 Duluth News Tribune - National View: Level Playing Field for Minnesota Steelworkers
April 10, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Calling for a Vote on Amendments to Budget Resolution
April 8, 2015 Blumenthal, Senators Urge Funding to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis
April 2, 2015 Letter to Neil Eggleston, Counsel to the President - Disclose Dark Money in Politics
April 2, 2015 Sen. Franken: Newly Announced Agreement is Important Step to Preventing Iran from Getting Nuclear Weapon
April 1, 2015 Letter to President Barack Obama - Steel and Mining Industry Jobs
April 1, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Standards for Transporting Flammable Material
March 31, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on U.S. Steel's Plan to Lay Off 700 MinnTac Workers
March 31, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change
March 30, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran, Chairman of Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human - Expanding Louisiana Preschools
March 29, 2015 CBS Minnesota - After 70 Years, World War II Veteran Receives POW Medal
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Dick Durbin, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs
March 27, 2015 Lt. Governor Smith, Senators Klobuchar and Franken, and Representative Nolan Met with Top Administration Officials Today to Discuss Steel Industry Jobs
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Protect Worker Rights
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act
March 26, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education - Pell Grant Funding
March 26, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Early Childhood Education
March 26, 2015 After Press from Sen. Franken, Top Consumer Agency Takes Step Toward Ending Abuse in Payday Loan Industry
March 26, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program
March 25, 2015 Senators Introduce Budget Amendment to Let Students Refinance Crushing Student Loan Debt
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued
March 25, 2015 Sen. Franken Helps Introduce Comprehensive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education Legislation
March 25, 2015 Senators Introduce Budget Amendment to Let Students Refinance Crushing Student Loan Debt
March 24, 2015 Sen. Franken Successfully Presses to Help Vets Who Live Far from VA Facilities Get Timely, Quality Care
March 24, 2015 Sen. Franken Honored for Longstanding Efforts to Help Support Minnesota Families & Seniors When Harsh Weather Sets in
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers
March 23, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Finalize New Oil Tank Car Standards
March 23, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Susan Collins, Charmin of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Crude Oil by Rail
March 23, 2015 Feinstein Supports Call for Crude-by-Rail Safety Investments
March 22, 2015 Star Tribune - Franken's Pell Grant Amendment Fails in Marathon Budget Voting Session
March 22, 2015 Minnesota Public Radio - Minnesota man awarded Purple Heart posthumously for service in Vietnam
March 21, 2015 CBS Minnesota - Sen. Franken Introduces Bill Aiming To Ease Student Loan Debt
March 18, 2015 Boxer Joins Warren, Colleagues to Introduce 'Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act' to Tackle Student Debt
March 18, 2015 Sen. Franken Revives Push to Let Minnesotans Refinance Burdensome Student Loan Debt
March 18, 2015 Warren, Reed, Courtney Introduce Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act to Tackle Student Debt
March 16, 2015 Letter to Sarah Feinberg, Acting Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration - Bakken Crude Oil Transportation
March 14, 2015 Pioneer Press - Minnesota's School Testing Changes Face Tough Sell to Feds
March 14, 2015 KARE - Sen. Franken Wages War Against Consumer Contract Clause
March 13, 2015 Sen. Franken Seeks Entrants to Poetry Contest for Minnesota Students
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