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Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
Date Title
May 15, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Provide Clarity to Businesses Before Enforcing Menu Labeling Rule
May 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees
May 14, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 13, 2015 KVRR - MN Sen. Al Franken Talks Rail Safety Regulations with KVRR
May 12, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on Voting against Advancing Trade Promotion Authority on Trade Agreements
May 12, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Access to Affordable Cable TV Programming
May 11, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, US Ambassador, Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Concerns on the Strength of Labor Standards in Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 11, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ban the Box
May 11, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Strong Labor Protections for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ensure Coverage for Critical Mental Health Care
May 8, 2015 Letter to Randy Berry, Special Enjoy for the Rights of the LGBT Persons - LGBT Rights Abroad
May 7, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Oil Train Safety
May 7, 2015 Sen. Franken Proposes New Measures to Invest in Energy Storage Systems, Help Minnesotans Tap Into Local Energy Sources
May 7, 2015 EPA Must End RFS Uncertainty
May 7, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on Passage of Iran Nuclear Review Bill
May 6, 2015 Sen. Franken Backs Railway Reform Proposal to Help Minnesota Farmers, Businesses Move Goods
May 6, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Native American Education Priorities
May 5, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on Secretary of State John Kerry's Unprecedented Visit to Somalia
May 5, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriations - Body Cameras for Police
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
May 4, 2015 Sen. Franken Takes Aim at Predatory Payday Lending Practices
May 4, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Commission, Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Commission, Jerry Moran, Ranking Member, Jeff Merkley, Ranking Member - Need to Boost Critical Food Safety Efforts
May 4, 2015 Senator Schatz, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote Preservation of Native Languages
April 30, 2015 Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Measure to Combat Mental Health Crisis in Criminal Justice System Clears Key Hurdle
April 30, 2015 Sen. Franken Helps Introduces Legislation to Raise Minimum Wage
April 30, 2015 Sen. Franken Attends Presidential Bill Signing for His Energy-Efficiency Provision to Save Money, Spur Manufacturing
April 30, 2015 Sen. Franken Pushes Comprehensive Legislation to Protect Consumer Information and Prevent Data Breaches
April 29, 2015 KSTP - Investigates: Selling Your Secrets
April 29, 2015 Rep. Johnson, Sen. Franken Re-Introduce Legislation to Keep the Courthouse Doors Open to Consumers, Workers
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
April 28, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Airline Pricing Policies and the Effect on Consumers
April 28, 2015 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison Announce Over $6 Million to Improve Infrastructure at Minneapolis Airport
April 28, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 28, 2015 Sen. Franken: Bipartisan Senate Bill will Increase Transparency over Government Surveillance Programs
April 28, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - Forensic Evidence Usage
April 27, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers
April 27, 2015 Letter to John Remondi, President and CEO Navient - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers
April 27, 2015 Letter to James Preston, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers
April 27, 2015 Letter to Richard George, President and CEO of the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers
April 27, 2015 Letter to Michael Dunlap, Executive Chairman of the Nelnet Education Planning and Financing Board - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers
April 27, 2015 Time - Senator Al Franken: Politicians Didn't Stop the Comcast--Time Warner Deal. You Did.
April 26, 2015 KMSP- BIRD FLU: Dayton, Franken Meet in Willmar, Minn.
April 24, 2015 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Fight to Prevent Breckenridge Residents from Having to Purchase Unnecessary Flood Insurance
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs
April 23, 2015 Sen. Franken Welcomes Long-Overdue Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General
April 23, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on Reports of Comcast Dropping its Bid to Buy Time Warner Cable
April 22, 2015 Sen. Franken's Statement on Vote for Human Trafficking Bill in Senate
April 21, 2015 Blumenthal, Senate Colleagues Call on Federal Regulators to Block Massive Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal
April 21, 2015 Letter to Chairman Wheeler and Attorney General Holder - Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal
April 20, 2015 Tech Crunch - The Tide Is Turning Against Comcast's Proposal To Buy Time Warner Cable
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