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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Taxes

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Secretary Steven Mnuchin - Stop Corporate Inversions
Aug. 2, 2017 Letter to President Trump, Leader McConnell and Chairman Hatch - Prioritize Working Families Over the Top 1% and Special Interests in Tax Reform
Aug. 1, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, and the Hon. Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee - Bipartisan Tax Reform
May 26, 2017 Grassley, Franken Seek Relief in Family Farm Bankruptcies
May 2, 2017 Sen. Franken Continues Fight to End Unfair, Costly Tax Code Loophole That Puts Wall Street ahead of Middle-Class Minnesotans
April 12, 2017 As Tax Day Approaches, Senators Will Introduce Bill to Simplify Tax Filing
Nov. 1, 2016 Letter to Ms. Heather Bresch, CEO, Mylan - New Questions for Mylan About EpiPen Price Hike, Pricing Strategy
June 29, 2016 Sen. Franken Calls Federal Plan to Crack Down on Tax Dodging Missed Opportunity to Improve Financial Transparency
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury, The Honorable John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Fight to Put Spotlight on Giant Multi-National Corporations That Dodge Taxes, Hide Profits Overseas
May 18, 2016 Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan Announce Final Tariffs to Combat Steel Dumping
April 13, 2016 Sen. Franken Helps Introduce New Bill to Simplify Tax Filing to Save Minnesotans Money & Time
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jack Lew, Secretary of Department of Treasury - On Stopping Corporate Tax Dodgers
Dec. 1, 2015 Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the US Senate, and the Hon. Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the US Senate - Pressing Senate Leaders to Close Unfair, Costly Tax Loophole that Benefits Wealthiest Americans
Oct. 22, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Close Carried Interest Loophole
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Close Loophole Private Equity Fund Managers Use to Avoid Taxes
July 29, 2015 Casey, Franken Introduce Bill to Address Payroll Fraud
July 10, 2015 Sen. Franken: Update Tax Code to Reflect Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Ruling
April 16, 2015 Members Of Congress Say "Enough Is Enough' When It Comes To Corporate Tax Dodging
April 10, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Calling for a Vote on Amendments to Budget Resolution
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued
Jan. 20, 2015 Sen. Franken Helps Introduce Legislation to Crack Down on Corporate Tax Inversions
Jan. 13, 2015 Sen. Franken Renews Push for Wealthiest Americans to Pay their Fair Share in Taxes
Oct. 27, 2014 Release: New Ad Highlights Franken's Fight to End Wall Street Hedge Fund Tax Break
July 30, 2014 Sen. Franken Disappointed That Important Jobs Bill Blocked in Senate
June 5, 2014 Sen. Franken: New Measure Would Help Families in Minnesota and Across the Country Access Affordable Health Coverage
March 26, 2014 Senator Franken Says Extending Biodiesel Tax Credit Would Create Minnesota Jobs, Cut Nation's Dependence on Foreign Oil
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
Dec. 18, 2013 Sen. Franken Backs Measure to Replace Military Pension Cuts
Dec. 18, 2013 Sen. Franken's Statement on Budget Compromise
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Aug. 8, 2013 Sens. Franken and Grassley Push Bill to Reverse Supreme Court Ruling on Farm Family Bankruptcies
April 30, 2013 Letter to Demetrios Marantis, Acting U.S. Trade Representative, and Rebecca Blank, Acting Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Requesting Scrutiny of European Commission Ethanol Imports Decision
March 22, 2013 Sen. Franken, Bipartisan Group of Senators Pass Amendment Showing Strong Support to Protect Minnesota's Retailers
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Bipartisan Group of Senators Pass Amendment Showing Strong Support for Repealing Medical Device Tax
Feb. 7, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to End $30 Billion Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers
Dec. 13, 2012 Star Tribune - Let's Keep our Balance Around this Fiscal Cliff
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Master Limited Partnerships and Real Estate Investment Trusts
Sept. 21, 2012 In Senate Floor Speech, Sen. Franken Urges Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction to Achieve Job Creation and Economic Growth
July 25, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut--Motion to Proceed
July 19, 2012 Sen. Franken Presses for Tax Cuts to Bring Jobs Home, End Tax Breaks for Companies Sending Jobs Overseas
May 8, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
April 27, 2012 Letter to Douglas Shulman, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service
April 16, 2012 Senator Franken's Statement on Senate's Failure to Move Forward on "Buffett Rule"
April 15, 2012 Minnesota Public Radio - 'Buffet Rule' Plays into Bigger Debate Over Taxes and Spending
March 29, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 29, 2012 Durbin and Franken Introduce Legislation to Reduce Tax Haven Abuse
March 12, 2012 Letter to Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner Internal Revenue Service
Feb. 22, 2012 Franken's Statement on Meetings with Prime Ministers of Israel, Palestinian National Authority
Feb. 16, 2012 Letter to Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner of the IRS
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