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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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: National Guard & Reserves
Issue Position - Honoring Our Veterans
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
June 10, 2014 Klobuchar, Kline, Minnesota Delegation Call on U.S. Army to Ensure Minnesota National Guard Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
May 15, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Regarding Military Sexual Assault
Dec. 20, 2013 Klobuchar Provisions to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military Pass Senate, Head to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
Nov. 19, 2013 Klobuchar, Bipartisan Group of Women Senators Push for Legislation to Crack Down on Military Sexual Assault
Nov. 19, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
June 18, 2013 Klobuchar Legislation to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military Included in National Defense Authorization Act
June 4, 2013 Klobuchar, McCaskill Introduce Legislation to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military by Making it Easier for Service Members to Report Abuse
May 15, 2013 In Wake of Latest Allegations, Klobuchar and McCaskill Introduce Legislation Requiring New Criteria for Who Can Serve in Sexual Assault Prevention Positions
March 25, 2013 Klobuchar, Tester Introduce Legislation to Help Wrongly Discharged Veterans Get the Benefits They Deserve
March 14, 2013 Letter to Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force - Retention of 934th Airlift Wing
March 13, 2013 Klobuchar, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military
Jan. 23, 2013 Klobuchar Statement on Pentagon's Decision to Lift Ban on Women in Comba
Dec. 4, 2012 Klobuchar, Snowe Provisions to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military Pass Senate
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Oct. 6, 2012 Twin Cities - Senate Race: Amy Klobuchar has Plans to Solve 'Big Issues,' Too
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter to Jessica Wright, Assistant Secretary of Defense - Support for the National Guard and Reserve Outreach and Reintegration Programs
Sept. 28, 2012 Klobuchar's Bipartisan Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Servicemembers Headed to President's Desk to Be Signed Into Law
Sept. 21, 2012 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
May 25, 2012 Klobuchar, Kline Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Minnesota Soldiers Receive Full Benefits Signed into Law
May 17, 2012 Klobuchar's Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Minnesota Soldiers Receive Full Benefits Passes Senate, Headed to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
April 17, 2012 Klobuchar Statement on Department of Defense's New Rules for Combating Sexual Assault in the Military
March 28, 2012 Senators Klobuchar, Snowe, Nelson, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation Helping Veterans Use Skills Learned in Military to Get Good Jobs
March 18, 2012 Brainerd Dispatch - Ceremony Honors Soldiers Who Risked their Lives to Save Others
Feb. 29, 2012 Klobuchar Honored for Work on Behalf of Minnesota's Veterans
Feb. 9, 2012 Brown Leads Group of Senators on Legislation to Ensure That the U.S. Military Buys Steel Made in America--Not in China--For Armor Plates
Feb. 9, 2012 Klobuchar Introduces Legislation to Ensure Memorial Rifle Squads Can Keep Their Preferred Ceremonial Rifles
Feb. 9, 2012 Klobuchar, Five Other Senators Introduce Legislation to Ensure that Defense Department Uses American- Made Steel for Military Vehicles
Jan. 10, 2012 Star Tribune - Military Affairs Beat: Military Sex Assault Directives Now Law
Dec. 29, 2011 President Signs Into Law Klobuchar-Collins Provisions Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault
Nov. 30, 2011 Sexual Assault in the Military
Nov. 9, 2011 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Oct. 22, 2011 Klobuchar Statement on Iraq Troop Withdrawal
Aug. 6, 2011 Duluth News Tribune - Klobuchar Continues Push for 148th Upgrade
June 19, 2011 Duluth News Tribune - Let's Extend Relief on Student Loan Interest for Service Members
March 28, 2011 Senators Klobuchar, Collins, Murkowski, McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Victims of Sexual Trauma in the Military
Feb. 2, 2011 New Bipartisan Legislation Strengthens Military Family, Business Relationship
Dec. 19, 2010 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
Dec. 18, 2010 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 1999--Continued
Dec. 16, 2010 MSNBC "Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
June 18, 2010 Members of the Senate Women's Caucus on Burma Call on Burmese Military Junta to Release Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday
Feb. 13, 2010 Walking Amid Ruins of Haiti, Lawmakers Look for Hope
Nov. 16, 2009 Military Transition
Aug. 20, 2009 Klobuchar: New GI Bill to Offer Improved Education Benefits for Military Veterans
June 17, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Justice Department
March 17, 2009 Panel I Of A Joint Hearing Of The Crime And Drugs Subcommittee Of The Senate Judiciary Committee And The Senate Caucus On International Narcotics Control
March 10, 2009 Bipartisan Legislation Would Secure Back Pay for U.S. Troops
Feb. 13, 2009 Klobuchar Praises Minnesota National Guard Preparing for Departure to Iraq
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