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New York Times Editorial Board Praises Sen. Franken's Stalking App Legislation

Click here to read the New York Times' editorial praising Sen. Franken's bill to prevent mobile phone companies from tracking user's location without their consent.

Wednesday, Jan 23  | 

KEYC Reports Sen. Franken Urges Passage of Farm Bill

In an effort to help farmers across Minnesota who are facing uncertainty because a new Farm Bill hasn't been passed by the House of Representatives, Sen. Franken is urging Senate leadership to include the bipartisan, Senate-passed Farm Bill in any deal brokered to address the nation's fiscal challenges.

Thursday, Dec 6  | 

Hibbing Daily Tribune: "Carpet Plaza will be first in Retrofit Program"

Click here to read about  Carpet Plaza in Hibbing plans to retrofit their building to increase its energy efficiency as part of Sen. Franken's Back to Work Minnesota Retrofit Jobs Initiative.

Monday, Nov 26  | 

AgriNews: "Franken visits Dawson farm"

Click here to read AgriNews coverage of Sen. Franken recent visit to Roger and Karen Strom's farm to hear from farmers and business leaders about federal agriculture policy.

Monday, Nov 5  | 

Sen. Franken’s Statement on Fiscal Cliff Agreement

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) released the following statement after voting to support bipartisan legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff.

Tuesday, Jan 1  | 

Sen. Franken's Statement on Vote Against Defense Authorization Act

After voting against final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) released the following statement.

Friday, Dec 21  | 

Sen. Franken Fights to Protect Minnesota Paper Jobs from Unfair Canadian Competition

In an effort to protect Minnesota's $8 billion forest products industry, U.S. Sen. Al Franken pressed the Obama Administration to prevent hundreds of millions of dollars in potentially illegal Canadian paper subsidies from damaging the American paper market.

Friday, Dec 21  | 

Sen. Franken’s Statement on the Tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut

Click here to read Sen. Al Franken's statement in reaction to the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.

Monday, Dec 17  | 

Consumer Alert: Medicare Open Enrollment Window

Medicare open enrollment is a brief time during the year when Medicare and Medicare Advantage subscribers can switch their plans and make sure that the plan they are enrolled in is the best one available.

Monday, Oct 15  | 

Sen. Franken and Geoffrey Canada Visit the Northside Achievement Zone

Sen. Franken recently joined children's education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children's Zone, during a visit to the Northside Achievement Zone in Minneapolis. Click here to read about their visit and to see photos.

Thursday, Oct 4  | 

The Great Minnesota Get-Together

Click here to learn more about Sen. Franken's favorite things to do at the State Fair.

Tuesday, Sep 4  | 
  • Getting Help Abroad

    Sen. Franken is proud to have been able to help the Iverson family return to Minnesota after Chau Iverson was robbed in Vietnam.  

    Monday, May 14, 2012 |
  • Working with the Minnesota Swarm

    The Minnesota Swarm were getting ready to play against the Edmonton Rush in the National Lacrosse League, when they ran into a serious problem; three of their coaches are Canadian citizens and didn’t yet have the correct visas to work in the United States, which meant that they wouldn’t be able to participate in the next game.

    Friday, February 10, 2012 |

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