Senator Al Franken's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
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U.S. Senator-Elect Al Franken Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Immigration Issue Position: A 21st Century Family Leave Program Issue Position: Kitchen Table Tax Relief Issue Position: Workers Issue Position: Renewable Energy Issue Position: Consumer Credit Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Gas Prices Issue Position: The 401(U) Issue Position: Agriculture 6/24/15 Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act 6/23/15 Letter to Barcak Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors 6/18/15 Letter to Select Senators - Benefits of Prevention Programs for Women and Families 6/18/15 Boxer, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation to Address Pilot Fatigue 6/16/15 Senators Schatz, Thune, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve and Grow Tourism in Native Communities 6/05/15 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee 6/05/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Lending 6/04/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process 6/02/15 USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 5/22/15 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Halting Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling 5/21/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow More Syrian Refugees to Resettle in U.S. 5/21/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Study on Forced Arbitration 5/21/15 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Environmental Concerns with Trans Pacific Partnership 5/21/15 Letter to Colleagues - Prevention and Public Health Fund 5/21/15 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act 5/19/15 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act 5/15/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Provide Clarity to Businesses Before Enforcing Menu Labeling Rule 5/15/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Employees 5/14/15 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 5/08/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Ensure Coverage for Critical Mental Health Care 5/07/15 EPA Must End RFS Uncertainty 5/05/15 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 5/04/15 Senator Schatz, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote Preservation of Native Languages 4/28/15 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 4/27/15 Letter to James Preston, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to Richard George, President and CEO of the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to John Remondi, President and CEO Navient - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/27/15 Letter to Michael Dunlap, Executive Chairman of the Nelnet Education Planning and Financing Board - Efforts To Assist Struggling Borrowers 4/24/15 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Fight to Prevent Breckenridge Residents from Having to Purchase Unnecessary Flood Insurance 4/24/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs 4/21/15 Letter to Chairman Wheeler and Attorney General Holder - Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal 4/21/15 Blumenthal, Senate Colleagues Call on Federal Regulators to Block Massive Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal 4/16/15 Members Of Congress Say "Enough Is Enough' When It Comes To Corporate Tax Dodging 4/16/15 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 4/14/15 Letter to the National Governors Assiciation - Advice When Considering Mitch McConnell's Letter