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Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
June 18, 2012 Letter to Cassandra Mitchell, Grant Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training Service
June 13, 2012 Sen. Franken Successfully Fights to Protect Sugar Program that Supports Thousands of Minnesota Jobs
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
June 13, 2012 Landmark Bill Cracking Down on Waste, Fraud in Wartime Contracting Gains Bipartisan Support
June 12, 2012 Sen. Franken Introduces Farm Bill Amendment to Help Beginning Farmers, Spur Rural Development
June 11, 2012 Sen. Franken Introduces Legislation to Help Homebound Seniors, Individuals with Disabilities Get Meals in Their Homes
June 8, 2012 Letter to Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Enzi, Chairman Upton, and Ranking Member Waxman
June 7, 2012 Speed Up Medical-Device Approval Process to Save Lives
June 6, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Requesting a White House Invite for Minnesota Women's Hockey Team
May 30, 2012 At Senate Field Hearing, Sen. Franken Questions Accretive, Fairview on Debt Collection Practices
May 24, 2012 Sen. Franken's Bill to Improve Courthouse Safety Clears Important Hurdle; Legislation Now Moves to Full Senate
May 24, 2012 Senate Passes Medical Device User Fee Legislation with Key Sen. Franken Provisions
May 24, 2012 Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Help Families and Students Understand the True Cost of College
May 24, 2012 Sen. Franken Announces Witness List for U.S. Senate Field Hearing on Effectiveness of Laws Protecting Patient Care, Health Privacy
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 23, 2012 Sen. Franken Touts Retrofitting Initiative as One Way to Keep America Competitive in Global Energy Efficiency Markets
May 23, 2012 Cardin, Mikulski, Senate Democrats and Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
May 22, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Critical Trade Office Will Stay Open to Assist Local Minnesota Exporters
May 18, 2012 Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Mail Center Safe from Cuts for Now
May 17, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 16, 2012 S. Con. Res. 41, H. Con. Res. 112, S. Con. Res. 37, S. Con. Res. 42, S. Con. Res. 44 En Bloc--Motions to Proceed
May 15, 2012 Harkin Joins Bipartisan Group of More Than 40 Senators in Urging Floor Action on Farm Bill
May 11, 2012 Sen. Franken Presses Federal Agency to Adopt Method Developed in Minnesota That Reduces Dangerous Medication Errors
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 9, 2012 Senator Franken Works with Veterans Service Organizations, Businesses, to Help Veterans Get Back to Work
May 9, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
May 9, 2012 Senator Franken's Statement on President Obama's Support for Gay Marriage
May 9, 2012 Senator Franken Lauds Decision to Keep Open Rural Post Offices in Minnesota
May 9, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 8, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
May 7, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowsi, Commissioner Robert M. McDowell, Commissioner Mignon Clyburn of the Federal Communications Commission and Sharis Pozen, Acting Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust
May 4, 2012 A College Education Shouldn't Drive Students Toward Bankruptcy
May 2, 2012 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Post Office Moratorium
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
April 27, 2012 Letter to Douglas Shulman, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service
April 27, 2012 Senators Applaud New FCC Rule to Make Political Advertising More Transparent
April 26, 2012 Letter to Messrs. Bernanke, Curry, Gensler, and Gruenberg, and Ms. Shapiro
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Continued
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 24, 2012 NLRB Resolution of Disapproval
April 24, 2012 21st Century Postal Service Act
April 23, 2012 - White House Endorses Student Non Discrimination Act
April 18, 2012 Senator Franken Commits to Get More College Credit Courses in High Schools to Help Reduce College Costs
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
April 18, 2012 RESTORE Act
April 18, 2012 MinnPost - College Students Tell Franken, Dayton About Impact of Student Debt
April 18, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 17, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: New Tools Will Help Increase Wildlife Habitat for Waterfowl in Red River Valley
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