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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 4, 2014 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Fight to Lower Minnesotans' Energy Costs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 25, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wages
Feb. 4, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 After Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Baldwin, Administration Will Release Emergency LIHEAP Funds to Help Families During Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - Release Additional Emergency LIHEAP Funds to Help Families During Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Propane Shortage
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - Protect Coverage for More Than 140,000 MinnesotaCare Recipients
Jan. 22, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken: Increased Heating Assistance for Seniors and Families Included in Bipartisan Spending Bill
Jan. 13, 2014 In the Wake of Recent Cold Weather, Sen. Franken Releases County-by-County Report on Heating Assistance
Jan. 7, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed -- Continued
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 25, 2013 Redwood Falls Gazette - Klobuchar Pushes to Pass Farm Bill
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
July 5, 2013 WDIO - More Hops, Less Tax for Brewers
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Feb. 13, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Balancing the Budget
Dec. 12, 2012 Klobuchar Statement on Decline in Number of Homeless Veterans
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 12, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 6, 2012 Klobuchar's Bipartisan Bill to Support Homeless Veterans Signed Into Law
March 28, 2012 Senators Introduce Legislation to Ease Hiring Process for Veterans
Nov. 17, 2011 Klobuchar, Franken Urge Senate Leadership to Provide Full Funding for Heating Assistance for Minnesota Seniors and Families
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
July 21, 2010 Klobuchar: Minnesotans Will Receive Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits
June 8, 2010 Klobuchar Announces Inclusion of Medicaid Funding Extension in Jobs Bill; Funding Was Originally Included in Budget Proposals by Governor, Legislature
April 5, 2010 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
Oct. 20, 2009 Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Sept. 30, 2009 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Charles Grassley
May 8, 2009 Hearing of the Joint Economic Committee - The April 2009 Employment Situation
Nov. 20, 2008 Klobuchar Fights for Workers During Struggling Economy
Feb. 29, 2008 Klobuchar Demands that HHS Revise Funding Rule for Crucial State Medical Services
Feb. 26, 2008 Klobuchar Secures Amendment to Support State Medical Services
Feb. 14, 2008 Klobuchar Secures Amendment to Support State Medical Services
July 24, 2007 Senator Klobuchar Statement On Minimum Wage As New Law Takes Effect
June 18, 2007 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee and Senator Charles Grassley, Ranking Member, Senate Finance Committee
March 26, 2007 Letter To HELP Committee Chairman Edward M. Kennedy
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