Senator Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements


Full Name: Amy Klobuchar
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Postion: Education Issue Position: Ethics Issue Position: Middle Class Opportunity Issue Position: National Security Issue Position: National Guard & Reserves Issue Position: Preserving the Guarantee of Social Security Issue Position - Honoring Our Veterans Issue Position - Amy Speaks Out on the Issues Issue Position - Securing our Nation and Changing Course in Iraq Issue Position: Environment & Conservation Issue Position - Conserving Our Air, Water & Land Issue Position - Growing Our Economy: Delivering Prosperity for All Issue Position: Economy & Federal Budget Issue Position: Public Safety Issue Position - Securing Our Energy Future: Promoting Homegrown Resources Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Agriculture & Rural Communities Issue Position: Families & Children Issue Position - Reforming Health Care: Cutting Costs, Expanding Access & Improving Quality Issue Position: Homegrown & Renewable Energy Issue Position - Supporting Education: Opening the Door to Opportunity Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position - Promoting Strong Families: Giving Kids the Chance to Grow Up for Success in Life Issue Position - Demanding Accountability from Washington: Ethics Reform Issue Position - Keeping Our Communities Safe: Resources and Support for Public Safety 7/22/14 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction 7/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians 7/17/14 At Hearing on GM Recall, Klobuchar Pushes to Ensure that Families of Young Crash Victims Receive Justice 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/16/14 Klobuchar Chairs Meeting with Businesses and Tourism Leaders About Importance of Boosting International Tourism and Reauthorizing Brand USA 7/16/14 Legislation Klobuchar Cosponsored to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Passes Senate, Heads to the House for Final Approval 7/15/14 Klobuchar Testifies Before International Trade Commission to Press for Crackdown on Korean Companies Dumping Steel in U.S. 7/14/14 Klobuchar, Leahy Introduce Legislation to Improve North Country Scenic Trail Route in Minnesota and Boost State Tourism 7/10/14 Legislation Klobuchar Cosponsored to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Passes Senate Judiciary Committee Unanimously 7/10/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed - Continued 7/10/14 Klobuchar-Sponsored Constitutional Amendment to Allow Meaningful Campaign Finance Reform Passes Senate Judiciary Committ 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration 7/09/14 Klobuchar, Grassley: New Report on Anti-Competitive Practices by Oil Companies to Block Biofuels Underscores Need for Action to Protect Consumers 7/08/14 Klobuchar Announces Implementation of Two Critical Farm Bill Provisions She Authored to Protect Farmers and Ranchers, Improve Conservation 7/08/14 Klobuchar, McCain Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Prescription Drugs Costs 7/04/14 NNCN Now - Sen. Klobuchar Visits Sustainable Farm in Silver Bay 7/03/14 Letter to Debra Crusoe, Minnesota State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency - Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding 7/03/14 The Brainerd Dispath - Klobuchar Hears Business Concerns 7/01/14 Klobuchar, Thune Bipartisan Legislation to Address Propane Shortages Signed into Law 7/01/14 At the Mississippi Headwaters, Klobuchar Highlights Action to Stop the Spread of Invasive Carp 7/01/14 The star Tribune - Feds Reverse Course on Moving Vital Minnesota Immigration Office 7/01/14 Klobuchar, Hoeven, Director General of U.S. Commercial Service Discuss Efforts to Boost Manufacturing in Rural America 7/01/14 After Major Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Ellison, General Services Administration Announces It Will Abandon Plan to Relocate Twin Cities U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Office to Building that was Inaccessible by Public Transportation