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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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
June 30, 2016 Congressman Shows Support for Older Minnesotans, Caregiving Families Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
May 31, 2016 Nolan Introduces Legislation for 3.9% Mid-Year Boost in Social Security Benefits Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
May 6, 2016 Sen. Franken: Treasury Department Decision to Reject Steep Pension Cuts is Important News for Retirees in Minnesota, Across Country Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 27, 2016 Sen. Franken Fights for Minnesota Seniors with Commonsense Measure to Cut Medicare Prescription Drug Costs Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 21, 2016 Committee Approves Resolution to Stop Fiduciary Rule, Protect Access to Affordable Retirement Advice Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
April 19, 2016 President Signs Bill to Improve Support for Older Americans Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
April 19, 2016 Kline: Older Americans Act Ensures Older Americans Can Continue to Live Active, Independent Lives with Dignity They Deserve Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
April 19, 2016 Sen. Franken Says Newly Signed Law That He Championed Will Help Tens of Thousands of Minnesota Seniors and Their Families Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 18, 2016 Associated Press - Klobuchar's Staff Coming to Austin to Talk Aging, Elder Care Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
April 16, 2016 Grand Rapids Herald Review - Klobuchar Staff Host Public Forum for Aging Community Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to Secretary Lew - Calling for Careful Treasury Department Analysis of the Central States' Pension Plan Application Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
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 Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
April 14, 2016 Older Americans Act A Big Win for Seniors Rep. Erik Paulsen Washington, DC
April 7, 2016 Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Franken, Casey Introduce Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro - Fully Fund Senior Community-Based Programs Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
March 21, 2016 John Kline Helps Champion Legislation to Improve Support for Older Americans Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
March 21, 2016 House Passes Bill to Improve Support for Older Americans Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
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 Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2016 Reps. Nolan and Gibson Urge Action on a Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
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 Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Feb. 2, 2016 Committee Approves Legislation to Strengthen Protections for Retirement Savers, Ensure Access to Affordable Retirement Advice Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Greater Investment in Alzheimer's Research Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Members Introduce Legislative Proposals to Protect Working Families Saving for Retirement Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2015 Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Decision Denying Cost of Living Adjustment to Seniors Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Decision Denying Cost of Living Adjustment to Seniors Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Clauses Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
July 28, 2015 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Reviewing the Policies and Priorities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
July 28, 2015 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
July 21, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor - Comments on "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule - Retirement Investment Advice" Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
July 21, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor - Comments on "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule - Retirement Investment Advice" Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 21, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor - Withdraw Flawed Fiduciary Regulation Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/17/2015 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
July 16, 2015 Brianerd Dispatch - Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Crack Down on Phone Scams Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Social Security Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Social Security Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
July 4, 2015 NNCNOW.com - Iron Range Community Members Call for Improved Mental Health Services Rep. Rick Nolan Virginia, MN
June 22, 2015 Brainerd Dispatch - Klobuchar Pushes Treasury to Help Disabled People Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
June 18, 2015 Klobuchar, Cornyn Continue Efforts to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
June 17, 2015 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Department of the United States Treasury - Ways to Improve the Able Act Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
June 12, 2015 Klobuchar Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Improve Planning Options for Patients with Advanced Illnesses Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
June 10, 2015 Progressives Not Buying Chairman Ryan's Bait and Switch on Trade Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Fiduciary Rulemaking Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 MSNBC "The Ed Show"- Transcript: Trans Pacific Partnership Rep. Keith Ellison Unknown
May 18, 2015 Paulsen, Kind Author Bill to Reduce Obesity Among Seniors Rep. Erik Paulsen Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement act Rep. Erik Paulsen Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Klobuchar Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Key Social and Nutrition Services for Seniors Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
May 8, 2015 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/8/2015 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
April 29, 2015 Sens. Al Franken, Susan Collins, Rep. Susan Davis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Diabetes Prevention Program to Millions of Seniors on Medicare Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 15, 2015 Klobuchar Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Help Seniors, Children Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Kline, Roe Statement on Proposed Fiduciary Rule Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
April 7, 2015 WDIO - Rep. Nolan Talks Resources for Seniors in Duluth Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
April 4, 2015 Newsletter: Paulsen Post - April 5, 2015 Rep. Erik Paulsen Unknown
March 27, 2015 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 3/27/2015 Rep. Collin Peterson Washington, DC
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 Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Mikulski, Klobuchar Renew Effort to Assist Families in Caring for Seniors Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Paulsen Statement on Passage of Permanent "Doc Fix' Rep. Erik Paulsen Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Rep. Ellison Statement on H.R. 2 Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Klobuchar, Mikulski Renew Efforts to Assist Families in Caring for Seniors Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Kline Statement on Safeguarding Health Care for Minnesota Seniors, Families Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Sen. Franken Honored for Longstanding Efforts to Help Support Minnesota Families & Seniors When Harsh Weather Sets in Sen. Al Franken Unknown
March 22, 2015 Newsletter: Paulsen Post - March 22, 2015 Rep. Erik Paulsen Unknown
March 20, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Sustained Growth Rate Fix Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 The Hill - Don't turn back clock on seniors' healthcare Rep. Erik Paulsen Unknown
March 18, 2015 The Hill - Don't Turn Back Clock on Seniors' Healthcare Rep. Erik Paulsen Unknown
March 13, 2015 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 3/13/2015 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
March 12, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Rep. Erik Paulsen Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Rep. Collin Peterson Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2015 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Advantage Program Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
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... Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2015 Klobuchar Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Help Ensure Care for Medicare Recipients at Rural Hospitals Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 Aitkin Age - Social Security: Manufacturing A Crisis Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
Jan. 21, 2015 Duluth News Tribune - Nolan: Disability Cuts Not a Solution Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
Jan. 14, 2015 Kline, Walberg Statement on Federal Court Ruling on Companion Care Regulation Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Opposing the Republican Agenda Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Opposing the Republican Agenda Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Jan. 6, 2015 Klobuchar Renews Efforts to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Jan. 2, 2015 Duluth News Tribune - Representative's View: Jobs, Rebuilding America, Service, Reform Top 2015 Agenda Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Increased Consumer Protections in Medicare Advantage Plans Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Increased Consumer Protections in Medicare Advantage Plans Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Make Speech Devices More Affordable Sen. Amy Klobuchar Unknown
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Rural Hospitals Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Rural Hospitals Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2014 Kline Statement on Latest Pension Report Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
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