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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
June 24, 2014 Virginia MN - Guest Column: Water Resources Bill Important
June 20, 2014 Klobuchar, Coats, Schatz, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan Amendment to Block Norwegian Air Flights to U.S. that Would Undercut American Carriers
June 12, 2014 Minnesota Lawmakers meet with Interior Secretary to Press the Administration to Complete Lewis and Clark Water System
June 3, 2014 Klobuchar Presses for Action to Improve Safety
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 12, 2014 Letter to Daniel Elliott, Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board - Address Poor Rail Service in Midwest
May 8, 2014 Klobuchar Presses Department of Transportation to Quickly and Thoroughly Complete Investigation of NHTSA's Handling of GM Recall
April 9, 2014 Klobuchar, Hoeven Driver Privacy Act Moves Forward, Passes Committee
April 2, 2014 Klobuchar Presses General Motors and Federal Regulators for Answers on Long-Delayed Recall Linked to Crashes and Deaths in Minnesota and Across the Country
March 13, 2014 Klobuchar Discusses Efforts to Spur Exports and Boost Manufacturing in America by Cutting Red Tape for Aircraft Companies
March 7, 2014 Hoeven, Klobuchar, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Help Communities Impacted by Propane Shortage
March 6, 2014 Klobuchar Presses for Action to Improve Freight Rail Safety
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Senator Jay Rockefeller and Senator John Thune - Hearing on Rail Safety
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), and Thomas Bostick, Chief of Engineers - Great Lakes Senators Call for Funding to End Harbor Maintenance Backlog
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make it Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 19, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken Ramp Up Driver Privacy Efforts
Jan. 14, 2014 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Jan. 14, 2014 Hoeven, Klobuchar Introduce Driver Privacy Act
Jan. 13, 2014 Northlands NewsCenter - Klobuchar Pushes for Rail Safety in Wake of Recent Derailments
Dec. 6, 2013 Klobuchar, Nolan Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Small Aircraft Manufacturers Signed Into Law
Nov. 15, 2013 Duluth News Tribune - Plan to Reduce Aviation Red Tape Goes to Obama
Nov. 14, 2013 Klobuchar, Nolan Legislation to Cut Red for Small Aircraft Manufacturers Passes House, Heads to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
Nov. 13, 2013 Klobuchar, Boxer, Cantwell Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Pilot Fatigue
Nov. 13, 2013 Reps. Bishop and Grimm Join Capt. Sully in Push to Pass Safe Skies Act
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Allow Rochester International to Make Critical Upgrades
Oct. 31, 2013 Klobuchar: FAA's Decision to Permit Use of Electronics During Take Off and Landing Increases Convenience for Travelers, Continues to Ensure Safety
Oct. 22, 2013 Hoeven, Klobuchar Introduce Driver Privacy Act
Sept. 3, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan Announce $10 Million to Improve Infrastructure at the Port of Duluth-Superior
Aug. 26, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Commend MnDOT Decision to End Further Study of Westerly Route for Highway 53
June 19, 2013 Klobuchar: Airline Mergers Shouldn't Come at a Cost to Consumers or Competition
June 18, 2013 Letter to the Attorney Holder and Secretary LaHood - American Airlines-US Airways Merger
June 6, 2013 Letter to Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - Air Traffic Services
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Vitter Introduce Legislation to Address Captive Shipping and Promote Fairness and Competition in the Railroad Industry
March 19, 2013 Klobuchar Makes Consumer Protection and Industry Competition Top Priority at American Airlines-US Airways Merger Hearing
March 1, 2013 Klobuchar Cosponsors Legislation Advancing Key Infrastructure Projects on Mississippi River to Help Ensure Barge Travel is Not Disrupted
Sept. 28, 2012 Klobuchar's Bipartisan Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Servicemembers Headed to President's Desk to Be Signed Into Law
Sept. 13, 2012 Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Redundant Baggage Screening for Travelers Arriving from Preclearance Airports in Canada
Sept. 13, 2012 Klobuchar, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Redundant Baggage Screening for Travelers Arriving from Preclearance Airports in Canada
Aug. 1, 2012 On 5th Anniversary of I-35W Bridge Collapse, Klobuchar Honors Victims and Heroes on Floor of U.S. Senate
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 12, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken, McCollum, Ellison Announce Over $93 Million for Central Corridor Light Rail Project
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 20, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
June 12, 2012 As Summer Construction Season Begins, Klobuchar Calls on House of Representatives to Pass Highway Bill with Critical Investments for Minnesota's Transportation System
June 8, 2012 After Study Finds More Than Half of Teens Text While Driving, Klobuchar Calls for Immediate Action to Pass Transportation Legislation Including Her Provisions to Improve Teen Driver Safety
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
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