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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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 31, 2014 Klobuchar: Action Needed to Crack Down on Deceptive Cell Phone Cramming Practices that Costs Consumers Hundreds of Millions
July 29, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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
June 27, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Community Broadband Progress
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 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Universal Service of Advanced Communications
May 1, 2014 Consumer Electronics Association Honors Klobuchar for Her Work to Strengthen American Economy by Promoting Innovation
April 29, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Bulk Unlocking of Cell Phones by Resellers
April 9, 2014 Klobuchar, Lee Statements on Comcast-Time Warner Merger Hearing
April 4, 2014 After Major Push From Klobuchar to Install Kill Switches on Cell Phones, Samsung Announces New Smartphone Will Include Kill Switch Technology
March 13, 2014 Bill Introduced to Stabilize Patent and Trademark Office Funding
Feb. 26, 2014 Klobuchar Presses Wireless Industry to Expand Choices, Keep Prices Low for Consumers
Feb. 13, 2014 With Cell Phone Thefts Surging, Klobuchar, Mikulski, Blumenthal, Hirono Introduce Legislation to Require a "Kill Switch" on Smartphones to Deter Thieves, Help Protect Consumers
Feb. 13, 2014 Klobuchar, Lee Statements on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
Jan. 22, 2014 Budget Provision Klobuchar, Franken, Paulsen Fought For Will Help Improve Safety and Efficiency for Medical Device Approval Process
Jan. 21, 2014 Klobuchar Announces Legislation to Require a "Kill Switch" on Smart Phones
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO Federation of State Medical Boards, and Jon Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Directors - Applaud Federation of State Medical Boards Proposal to Advance Telemedicine
Dec. 30, 2013 Letter to Verizon Chair Lowell McAdam, Sprint Chief Executive Officer Dan Hesse, AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson, T-Mobile President John Legere, U.S. Cellular President Kenneth Meyers - Crack Down on Cell Phone Thefts
Dec. 13, 2013 Klobuchar: Decision by Wireless Carriers to Allow Cell Phone Unlocking a Victory for Consumer Choice
Nov. 14, 2013 Klobuchar: FCC Action on Cell Phone Unless Positive Step for Consumers
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Oct. 28, 2013 Senators Johnson, Klobuchar, Fischer: FCC Approves Order to Strengthen Enforcement Against Providers Failing to Complete Telephone Calls to Rural Areas
Sept. 18, 2013 Klobuchar: Administration Petition Shows Growing Support for Cell Phone Unlocking
July 18, 2013 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, Department of Commerce - Spectrum Management
July 17, 2013 Klobuchar, Bipartisan Group of Senators Pushing New Law Protecting Freedom of the Press
June 12, 2013 Senators Introduce Legislation to Stop Cramming on Telephone Bills
May 29, 2013 Klobuchar, Johnson, Fischer Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling for Action to Improve Rural Communications
May 8, 2013 Klobuchar Introduces Amendment to Immigration Bill to Boost Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education
April 30, 2013 Klobuchar Highlights Efforts to Step Up Research for Curing Alzheimer's and Other Brain Diseases
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
March 22, 2013 Klobuchar Statement on FCC Chairmen Genachowski
March 18, 2013 Thune, Klobuchar Re-introduce Bill to Reduce Hospital Re-admissions through Telehealth Technology
March 7, 2013 Klobuchar, Lee, Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Allow Cell Phone Unlocking
Jan. 29, 2013 Hatch, Klobuchar, Rubio, Coons Introduce High-Skilled Immigration Bill
Sept. 13, 2012 Klobuchar to House of Representatives: It's Time to Take Action on Critical Senate Legislation to Stop Domestic Violence
July 11, 2012 Klobuchar Cosponsors Legislation to Crack Down on Phone Cramming
June 29, 2012 Klobuchar: $700 Million for Minnesota Transportation Passes Senate in Surface Transportation Legislation, Heads to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
June 13, 2012 Klobuchar-Warner Initiative to "Dig Once" for Broadband Infrastructure Advanced by President's Executive Order
May 16, 2012 Klobuchar Calls on FCC to Crack Down on Cell Phone Cramming
May 9, 2012 Senators and Congressmen Introduce Password Protection Act of 2012
May 3, 2012 Senator Klobuchar Seeks Legislation to Ban Employers from Getting Facebook Passwords
April 27, 2012 FCC Chairman Announces Consumer Protections Against Landline Cramming, Says Agency Will Look Into Cell Phone Cramming After Klobuchar Presses for Action
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Continued
April 24, 2012 Klobuchar Leads Tele-Town Hall to Push for Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Domestic Violence
April 3, 2012 Klobuchar: CenturyLink Joins AT&T and Verizon in Putting a Stop to Cramming on Phone Bills
March 28, 2012 Klobuchar: AT&T Joins Verizon in Putting a Stop to Cramming on Phone Bills
March 21, 2012 Letter to AT&T and CenturyLink
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
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