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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Oil and Gas

Full Name: Amy Klobuchar
Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: John; 1 Child: Abigail
Birth Date: 05/25/1960
Birth Place: Plymouth, MN
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Congregationalist
Date Title
Issue Position - Growing Our Economy: Delivering Prosperity for All
Issue Position: Economy & Federal Budget
Aug. 5, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Announce Waiver to Expedite Critical Propane Infrastructure Project
July 22, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Anti-Competitive Behavior of Big Oil Companies
July 22, 2014 The Des Moines Register - We Must Not Let Big Oil Bully Biofuels
July 15, 2014 Klobuchar Testifies Before International Trade Commission to Press for Crackdown on Korean Companies Dumping Steel in U.S.
July 9, 2014 Klobuchar, Grassley: New Report on Anti-Competitive Practices by Oil Companies to Block Biofuels Underscores Need for Action to Protect Consumers
July 1, 2014 Klobuchar, Thune Bipartisan Legislation to Address Propane Shortages Signed into Law
May 22, 2014 Senate Passes Thune, Klobuchar Bill to Better Address Future Propane and Heating Fuel Shortages
May 14, 2014 Durbin, Heitkamp Call For Federal Policies That Support Biodiesel Jobs & Production
April 9, 2014 Commerce Committee Passes Thune, Klobuchar Bill to Address Propane and Heating Fuel Shortages
March 17, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Hoeven, Baldwin Legislation Making it Easier to Transport Propane to Communities Impacted by Propane Shortage Passes Senate, Heads to President's Desk
March 14, 2014 Hoeven, Klobuchar Bipartisan Legislation to Help Communities Impacted by Propane Shortage Passes Congress
March 13, 2014 Administration Acts on Klobuchar Recommendation to Help Prevent Spikes in Gas Prices
March 10, 2014 Klobuchar, Thune Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address and Heating Fuel Shortages
March 7, 2014 Hoeven, Klobuchar, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Help Communities Impacted by Propane Shortage
March 6, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Hoeven, Baldwin Introduce Senate Legislation to Make it Easier to Transport Propane to Communities Impacted by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Feb. 10, 2014 After Push From Klobuchar, Administration Takes Action to Prioritize Propane Shipments on Pipelines to Help Alleviate Ongoing Shortage
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make it Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Propane Shortage
Aug. 22, 2013 Klobuchar, Grassley: FTC Will Examine Allegations of Possible Anti-Competitive Practices by Oil Companies, Good News for Consumers
Aug. 22, 2013 FTC to Review Charges that Oil Industry Blocking Use of Ethanol
May 23, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Spikes in Gas Prices
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
April 18, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
April 2, 2012 Klobuchar: Environmental Protection Agency Decision Brings E15 One Step Closer to the Pump for Consumers
March 29, 2012 Klobuchar, Hoeven, Blunt, Crapo Introduce the Bipartisan Domestic Fuels Act of 2012
March 21, 2012 Klobuchar, Four Other Senators Introduce Legislation Directing CFTC to Use Emergency Powers to Stop Excessive Oil Speculation
March 21, 2012 Minnesota Post - Klobuchar, Franken Focus on Oil Speculators
March 21, 2012 Senate Bill Would Force Emergency Action to Cut Gas Prices
March 15, 2012 Klobuchar to CFTC Chairman: Crack Down on Excessive Oil Speculation
March 13, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act --Continued
March 8, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director and Deputy Director for Management
July 7, 2011 Feinstein Statement on Ethanol Agreement
March 22, 2011 Duluth News Tribune Editorial - Our View: Minnesota's Senators are Battling Rising Gas Prices
March 15, 2011 Duluth News Tribune - Applause for Efforts to Ease Pain at Pump
Jan. 25, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader and The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader
Nov. 30, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
July 14, 2010 Protecting Gulf Bird Habitat
July 1, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar Secretary U.S. Department of Interior
June 24, 2010 Letter to Mr. Steven Newman, CEO Transocean
June 22, 2010 Klobuchar, Begich, Wyden Introduce Oil Spill Escrow Legislation
June 14, 2010 Letter to Mr. Tony Hayward Group Chief Executive, BP
June 8, 2010 Shaheen Fights for Subpoena Power for BP Oil Spill Investigation
June 8, 2010 Klobuchar Urges Changes to Liability Caps on Oil Industry at Judiciary Hearing
May 24, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder Attorney General
May 18, 2010 Klobuchar Presses Administration Officials, Oil Executives to Swiftly Resolve the Gulf Oil Disaster and Implement Safeguards to Prevent Future Oil Spills
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