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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Additional Support For Research to Help Fight Alzheimer's
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
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
April 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
March 31, 2011 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Announce Report Showing Pension Oversight Corporation Seriously Erred with Nat'l Steel Pension Plans
May 11, 2010 Minnesota Post: Senate Taking Up Financial Reform Legislation, and Klobuchar and Franken Seek Changes
Aug. 6, 2009 Klobuchar Introduces 3 Bills to Protect & Support Seniors and Their Families
March 24, 2009 Senator Klobuchar Says New Alzheimer's Study Highlights Need for Legislation to Support Family Caregivers
Sept. 18, 2008 Fox New "Fox News Live" - Transcripts
July 23, 2008 Senate, House Members Release Results of GAO Report on Long-Term Care Insurance
July 15, 2008 Senator Klobuchar Votes to Override President's Veto of Medicare
Oct. 31, 2007 Senators Mikulski and Klobuchar Introduce Americans Giving Care to Elders (AGE) Act
Oct. 31, 2007 Senators Klobuchar and Mikulski Introduce Americans Giving Care to Elders (AGE) Act
Aug. 16, 2007 Sun News Papers - Sen.Klobuchar announces elder care legislation at SLP's Lenox Community Center
Aug. 7, 2007 Sen. Klobuchar Announces New Federal Legislation to Help Seniors & Family Caregivers
May 16, 2007 Klobuchar Holds Senate Hearing on "Sandwich Generation" and Increasing Costs of Elder Care
May 11, 2007 Senator Klobuchar Calls for Congressional Hearing on Growing Cost of Caring for Elderly Parents; Help available for Families to Cope and Businesses to
Jan. 4, 2007 Amy Klobuchar Sworn In As Minnesota's New U.S. Senator; Pledges to Fight for Change in Washington
Dec. 18, 2006 U.S. Senator-Elect Amy Klobuchar Announces Ethics Reform Priorities and Her Own Ethics Policy
Sept. 6, 2006 Klobuchar: U.S. Families Need Help to Assist Elders
Aug. 29, 2006 Klobuchar reveals Plan to Battle Wasteful spendinhg
March 17, 2005 U.S. Senate Candidate Amy Klobuchar Announcement Speech
Jan. 1, 1 Klobuchar Sounds Alarm on Republicans' Fiscal Mismanagement
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Families & Children
July 12, 2012 HometownSource.com - Klobuchar Legislation to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse Passes Committee
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Preserving the Guarantee of Social Security
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