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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

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
July 23, 2014 Senators Blunt, Klobuchar Applaud Committee Passage Of Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Brand USA
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 21, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Disaster Loans Available for Small Businesses and Other Organizations Affected by Flooding in Rock, Murray, Nobles, and Pipestone Counties
July 17, 2014 At Hearing on GM Recall, Klobuchar Pushes to Ensure that Families of Young Crash Victims Receive Justice
July 16, 2014 Klobuchar Chairs Meeting with Businesses and Tourism Leaders About Importance of Boosting International Tourism and Reauthorizing Brand USA
July 16, 2014 Legislation Klobuchar Cosponsored to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Passes Senate, Heads to the House for Final Approval
July 10, 2014 Legislation Klobuchar Cosponsored to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Passes Senate Judiciary Committee Unanimously
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 3, 2014 The Brainerd Dispath - Klobuchar Hears Business Concerns
July 1, 2014 Klobuchar, Hoeven, Director General of U.S. Commercial Service Discuss Efforts to Boost Manufacturing in Rural America
June 24, 2014 Klobuchar Focuses on Consumer Protection, Competition at AT&T-DirecTV Merger Hearing
June 20, 2014 Klobuchar, Coats, Schatz, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan Amendment to Block Norwegian Air Flights to U.S. that Would Undercut American Carriers
June 19, 2014 Appearing at FCC Before Chairman Wheeler and Other Officials, Klobuchar Continues Push to Install "Kill Switches" on Smartphones to Deter Thieves, Help Protect Consumers
May 23, 2014 Letter to William J. Baer and Tom Wheeler, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division and Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Call for Review of AT&T's Proposed Acquisition of DirectTV
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 19, 2014 Klobuchar, Lee Statements on AT&T-DirecTV Merger
May 14, 2014 Durbin, Heitkamp Call For Federal Policies That Support Biodiesel Jobs & Production
May 13, 2014 Senate Resolution 443 - Recognizing the Goals of National Travel and Tourism Week and Honoring the Valuable Contributions of Travel Tourism to the United States
May 1, 2014 Klobuchar Calls for Continued Efforts to Cut Red Tape in Government Regulations
April 29, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Bulk Unlocking of Cell Phones by Resellers
March 14, 2014 Klobuchar, Feinstein, Coburn, Flake Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Stabilize Funding for Patent and Trademark Office
March 13, 2014 Bill Introduced to Stabilize Patent and Trademark Office Funding
March 13, 2014 Klobuchar Discusses Efforts to Spur Exports and Boost Manufacturing in America by Cutting Red Tape for Aircraft Companies
Feb. 13, 2014 Klobuchar, Lee Statements on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Dec. 17, 2013 New Congressional Report Details Revitalization of American Manufacturing Sector
Dec. 17, 2013 Star Tribune - Manufacturing Making a Comeback, Report Says
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Nov. 14, 2013 As Holiday Shopping Season Approaches, Klobuchar Holds Hearing on Price-Fixing Cartels that Drive Up Costs for Familes
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Vehicle Financing Market
July 23, 2013 Klobuchar Holds Hearing Highlighting Need for Legislation to Crack Down on Anti-Competitive Pay-for-Delay Deals
June 17, 2013 Klobuchar, Grassley Statements on U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in FTC v. Activas, Inc.
June 12, 2013 Klobuchar Cosponsors Legislation to Crack Down on Phone Cramming
May 29, 2013 Klobuchar, Johnson, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling for Action to Improve Rural Communications
May 8, 2013 Klobuchar Statement on Minnesota Exports Reaching Record Levels
May 7, 2013 Klobuchar Calls for Swift Action to Protect Consumers from Errors on Credit Reports
May 7, 2013 Bipartisan Legislation Cosponsored by Klobuchar to Level Playing Field for Local Minnesota Businesses to Compete Against Online Retailers Passes Senate
May 2, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Don't Cut Timber Sales
April 25, 2013 Letter to Mr. Lowell McAdam, Chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications, Inc. and Mr. Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T, Inc. - Expanded Cell Phone Service in Southwest Minnesota
April 23, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 --Motion to Proceed--Continued
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Vitter Introduce Legislation to Address Captive Shipping and Promote Fairness and Competition in the Railroad Industry
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Bipartisan Group of Senators Pass Amendment Showing Strong Support for Repealing Medical Device Tax
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar Rallies Support for Legislation to Level Playing Field for Local Minnesota Businesses to Compete Against Online Retailers
March 20, 2013 Klobuchar Cosponsors Legislation to Protect Consumers from Harmful Chemicals
March 19, 2013 Klobuchar Makes Consumer Protection and Industry Competition Top Priority at American Airlines-US Airways Merger Hearing
March 17, 2013 My Fox Twin Cities - FTC Report: 25% of Credit Reports Contain Major Errors
March 7, 2013 Klobuchar, Lee, Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Cell Phone Unlocking
March 6, 2013 Klobuchar: Federal Action Needed to Fight Metal Theft
March 5, 2013 Klobuchar Statement on FCC Backing Effort to Unlock Cell Phones
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