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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic
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July 1, 2016 Sens. Collins, Klobuchar Introduce Legislation to Expand Training and Support Services for Families and Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
June 15, 2016 Klobuchar Bill to Crack Down on Fraud Targeted at Seniors Passes Commerce Committee, Paving the Way for a Vote in the Full Senate
April 18, 2016 Associated Press - Klobuchar's Staff Coming to Austin to Talk Aging, Elder Care
April 16, 2016 Grand Rapids Herald Review - Klobuchar Staff Host Public Forum for Aging Community
April 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of Treasury - Warning Treasury Secretary That Looming Pension Cuts Would Hurt Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country
April 15, 2016 Letter to Secretary Lew - Calling for Careful Treasury Department Analysis of the Central States' Pension Plan Application
March 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support for Seniors Program
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Implementation of the Treasury Department - On the Protection of Pension Plans of Central State Pension Plans
Jan. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Greater Investment in Alzheimer's Research
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
July 16, 2015 Brianerd Dispatch - Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Crack Down on Phone Scams
June 22, 2015 Brainerd Dispatch - Klobuchar Pushes Treasury to Help Disabled People
June 18, 2015 Klobuchar, Cornyn Continue Efforts to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse
June 17, 2015 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Department of the United States Treasury - Ways to Improve the Able Act
June 12, 2015 Klobuchar Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Improve Planning Options for Patients with Advanced Illnesses
May 11, 2015 Klobuchar Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Key Social and Nutrition Services for Seniors
April 15, 2015 Klobuchar Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Help Seniors, Children
March 27, 2015 Mikulski, Klobuchar Renew Effort to Assist Families in Caring for Seniors
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 Klobuchar, Mikulski Renew Efforts to Assist Families in Caring for Seniors
Feb. 18, 2015 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Program
Feb. 12, 2015 Senate Resolution 74 -- Declaring that Achieving the Primary Goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease of the Department of Health and Human Services to Prevent and Effectively Treat...
Jan. 30, 2015 Klobuchar Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Help Ensure Care for Medicare Recipients at Rural Hospitals
Jan. 6, 2015 Klobuchar Renews Efforts to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors
Dec. 8, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Make Speech Devices More Affordable
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Rural Hospitals
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
July 31, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Announce More Than $19 Million Loan for Construction of Nursing Home, Assisted Living Facility in Albert Lea
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Additional Support For Research to Help Fight Alzheimer's
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Families & Children
Dec. 20, 2013 Klobuchar, Cornyn Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Passes the Judiciary Committee
Dec. 17, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Coons, Schumer, McCaskill, Klobuchar Introduce Silver Alert Bill to Help Locate Missing Seniors
Aug. 29, 2013 Klobuchar, AARP Join Seniors From Across the State at the State Fair to Discuss Efforts to Crack Down on Fraud Targeted at Seniors and Telemarketers Violating the "Do Not Call" List
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 5, 2013 Klobuchar Introduces Package of Legislation to Help Ensure High-Quality Long-Term Care for Seniors
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
July 25, 2013 Klobuchar, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Fraud Targeted at Seniors
May 22, 2013 Klobuchar, Cornyn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians
May 20, 2013 Klobuchar Amendment to Immigration Bill to Help Protect Victims of Elder Abuse Passes Senate Judiciary Committee
Sept. 19, 2012 Senators Introduce Older Americans Act Reauthorization
Sept. 19, 2012 Klobuchar's Provisions to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Included in Older Americans Act
July 12, 2012 Klobuchar Legislation to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Passes Judiciary Committee
July 12, 2012 HometownSource.com - Klobuchar Legislation to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse Passes Committee
Dec. 15, 2011 Klobuchar, Franken, Paulsen Introduce Legislation to Help Minnesota Seniors in Fragile Health Receive Comprehensive Medicare Benefits
Nov. 17, 2011 Klobuchar, Franken Urge Senate Leadership to Provide Full Funding for Heating Assistance for Minnesota Seniors and Families
Sept. 22, 2011 Klobuchar Chairs Hearing on Protecting Seniors from Abuse and Neglect by Guardians
Aug. 11, 2011 Kohl Lauds GAO Recommendations to Improve Oversight of Guardians
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
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