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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Senators Join Bipartisan Effort to Extend Critical Funding for Community Health Centers Before End of Month Deadline
Sept. 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Senators Call on Pruitt to Enforce Methane Rule
Sept. 6, 2017 At Bipartisan Senate Health Committee Meeting, Sen. Franken Fights to Stabilize Health Insurance Markets & Bring Down Premium Costs for Minnesotans
Aug. 17, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Revision of Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program
Aug. 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Thomas E. Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Healthcare Discrimination under ACA
Aug. 4, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - FDA Tobacco Regulations
Aug. 1, 2017 Sen. Franken's Statement on Announcement of Bipartisan Senate Hearings to Address Stabilizing Individual Insurance Market
July 25, 2017 Sen. Franken Says He Will Continue Fighting GOP Health Care Bill to Repeal ACA
July 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Senators Challenge Trump Administration Over Move to Slash Teen Pregnancy Prevention; Democrats Say Action "Short-Sighted," Will Make it Harder to Prevent Unintended Pregnancies
July 13, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mr. Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Paris Climate Agreement Renegotiation
July 11, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration - Senators Urge DEA to Lower Opioid Quotas to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
July 11, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Senate Democrats Urge President Trump to Implement Rules that Limit Natural Gas Waste and Safeguard Public Health
July 5, 2017 Sen. Franken's Statement on the Proposed 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard Targets
June 28, 2017 FDA Announces Action Plan to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs that Mirrors Senators Cotton, Collins, McCaskill, and Franken Bipartisan Bill
June 27, 2017 Sen. Franken's Statement on Senate GOP Leadership Delaying Vote on Controversial Health Care Bill
June 27, 2017 Sen. Franken Says Nonpartisan CBO Study Exposes Raw Cruelty of Senate Republican Health Care Bill: Fewer Protections, Less Coverage, and Higher Costs for Minnesotans All to Give a Massive Handout to the Super Rich
June 27, 2017 Sen. Franken's Statement on Senate GOP Leadership Delaying Vote on Controversial Health Care Bill
June 27, 2017 Sen. Franken Says Nonpartisan CBO Study Exposes Raw Cruelty of Senate Republican Health Care Bill: Fewer Protections, Less Coverage, and Higher Costs for Minnesotans All to Give a Massive Handout to the Super Rich
June 23, 2017 As White House Prepares Gift to Big Pharma, Sen. Franken and Lawmakers Press President Trump to Get Behind Real Solutions to Bring Down Prescription Drug Costs
June 23, 2017 As White House Prepares Gift to Big Pharma, Sen. Franken and Lawmakers Press President Trump to Get Behind Real Solutions to Bring Down Prescription Drug Costs
June 23, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President - Solutions to Bring Down Prescription Drug Costs
June 22, 2017 Sen. Franken: Senate Republican Health Plan "A Disaster for the Economic Stability and Livelihood of Minnesota Families"
June 22, 2017 Sen. Franken: Senate Republican Health Plan "A Disaster for the Economic Stability and Livelihood of Minnesota Families"
June 20, 2017 Udall Introduces Bill to Prevent Skyrocketing Costs of Prescription Drugs
June 15, 2017 Napolitano, Franken, and Katko Proudly Reintroduce Bipartisan Mental Health in Schools Act
June 15, 2017 Sen. Franken Reintroduces Legislation to Help Students Get The Care They Need by Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Schools
June 1, 2017 Sen. Franken's Statement on President Trump's Withdrawal From the Paris Climate Agreement
May 26, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump, Director Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget - America's Veterans Deserve Better Than Trump Budget
May 25, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget - Access to Affordable Preventative Health Services
May 25, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget - Access to Affordable Preventative Health Services
May 24, 2017 Letter to the President Donald Trump - Paris Climate Agreement
May 24, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Delay Visit of Filipino Leader, Denounce Human Rights Abuses
May 23, 2017 In Speech, Sen. Franken Blasts Republican Health Care Bill: "This Bill Is Literally Sickening. It Is Vicious, It Is Cruel, and It Should Never Be Passed into Law."
May 23, 2017 In Speech, Sen. Franken Blasts Republican Health Care Bill: "This Bill Is Literally Sickening. It Is Vicious, It Is Cruel, and It Should Never Be Passed into Law."
May 18, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Richard Shelby and Jeanne Shaheen, Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for National Sea Grant College Program
May 17, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, and the Honorable Thad Cochran and Patrick Leahy, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
May 17, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, and the Honorable Thad Cochran and Patrick Leahy, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
May 16, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Drop Damaging Proposed Cuts, Workforce Reductions at HHS
May 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Murkowski and Tom Udall, Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund and Forest Legacy Program
May 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, the Hon. Lamar Alexander, United States Senator, and the Hon. Orrin Hatch, United States Senator - Entire Democratic Caucus Urges GOP Leadership to Drop Repeal Efforts and Work in Bipartisan Way to Improve America's Healthcare System
May 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Fully Fund Office of National Drug Control Policy
May 9, 2017 Sen. Franken Secures Bipartisan Hearing on Rising Prescription Drug Prices
May 9, 2017 Sen. Franken Secures Bipartisan Hearing on Rising Prescription Drug Prices
May 9, 2017 Sen. Franken Secures Bipartisan Hearing on Rising Prescription Drug Prices
May 4, 2017 Sen. Franken: Millions of Minnesotans Now At Risk After Republican Passage of American Health Care Act
May 4, 2017 Sen. Franken: Millions of Minnesotans Now At Risk After Republican Passage of American Health Care Act
May 3, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Dismissal of U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy
May 3, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Dismissal of U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy
May 2, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Reverse Course on Anti-Women's Agenda
May 2, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Reverse Course on Anti-Women's Agenda
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