Senator Amy Klobuchar

Working for the People of Minnesota

News Releases

12/28/12
Klobuchar Statement on Russian President’s Decision to Sign Legislation Banning Americans from Adopting Russian Children
12/21/12
Klobuchar, Collins Urge Administration to Crack Down on Unfair Canadian Trade Practices in the Paper Market
12/17/12
Klobuchar Statement on the Passing of Senator Daniel Inouye
12/14/12
Klobuchar Statement on Connecticut School Shooting
12/13/12
Klobuchar Calls for Farm Bill to be Included in Any End of Year Deal on Deficit Reduction
12/12/12
Klobuchar, Burr: Federal Communications Commission Actions to Improve Text-to-911 Service Critical to Public Safety
12/12/12
Klobuchar, Blunt Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Redundant Baggage Screening for Travelers Arriving from Preclearance Airports in Canada Passes House, Headed to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law
12/12/12
Klobuchar Statement on Decline in Number of Homeless Veterans
12/11/12
Senators Push to Retain Bipartisan Amendments Combating Sexual Assault in the Military
12/07/12
Klobuchar Hosts Roundtable Discussion Highlighting Small Business Administration Initiatives to Assist Businesses Adversely Affected by National Hockey League Lockout
12/07/12
Klobuchar Fights to Ensure Critical Heating Assistance for Minnesota Seniors and Families
12/06/12
Klobuchar Urges Bipartisan, Balanced Solution to Fiscal Cliff
12/05/12
Klobuchar Calls on House of Representatives to Take Immediate Action on 2012 Farm Bill
12/04/12
Klobuchar, Snowe Provisions to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military Pass Senate
12/04/12
Klobuchar, Franken, Walz, McCollum Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Train Child Protection Professionals to Detect and Prevent Child Abuse
12/04/12
Klobuchar Calls On Administration to Take Immediate Action to Prevent Disruption of Barge Traffic on the Mississippi River
12/03/12
Klobuchar, Snowe Amendments to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military Pass Senate
11/30/12
Klobuchar, Blunt Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Redundant Baggage Screening for Travelers Arriving from Preclearance Airports in Canada Passes Senate
11/28/12
Klobuchar Calls for Senate to Pass the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
11/27/12
Klobuchar Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Rise in Metal Theft
11/11/12
Veterans Day Statement from Senator Amy Klobuchar
10/26/12
Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Counties Affected by Ongoing Drought
10/21/12
Klobuchar Statement on the Passing of Senator George McGovern
10/10/12
Klobuchar Statement on Minnesota Native Dr. Brian Kobilka Receiving the Nobel Prize
10/03/12
Klobuchar in Karlstad, Meets with Local Officials, Firefighters and Volunteers
09/28/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Servicemembers Headed to President’s Desk to Be Signed Into Law
09/27/12
Klobuchar Statement on Bryn Mawr Shooting
09/21/12
Klobuchar Introduces Legislation with Bipartisan Group of Senators to Cut Red Tape for Servicemembers
09/20/12
Klobuchar, Cornyn Legislation to Fight Nationwide Rape Kit Backlog Clears Senate Committee
09/19/12
Klobuchar’s Provisions to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Included in Older Americans Act
09/19/12
Klobuchar, Wicker, Five Other Senators Call on Senate Leadership to Support Drug Courts
09/13/12
Klobuchar to House of Representatives: It’s Time to Take Action on Critical Senate Legislation to Stop Domestic Violence
09/13/12
Legislation Klobuchar, Franken Cosponsored to Help Groups that Work with Children Gain Access to Federal Background Checks When Hiring Employees or Volunteers Clears Senate Committee
09/13/12
Klobuchar, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Redundant Baggage Screening for Travelers Arriving from Preclearance Airports in Canada
09/12/12
Klobuchar Addresses National Angels in Adoption Conference, Highlights Importance of Supporting Adoptive Children and Families
09/12/12
Klobuchar, Peterson, National Farmers Union, American Farm Bureau Call on House of Representatives to Swiftly Pass 5-Year Farm Bill
09/11/12
Klobuchar Statement on the Anniversary of 9/11
09/05/12
Klobuchar, Minnesota Department of Health, University of Minnesota Announce Selection of Minnesota as Regional Food Safety Center of Excellence to Help Prevent and Respond to Foodborne Illnesses
08/30/12
Klobuchar Highlights Efforts to Increase Tourism in Minnesota During Speech to Meet Minneapolis
08/22/12
Klobuchar, Franken Hold Meeting with FDA Commissioner, Minnesota Medical Device Makers to Discuss Efforts to Expand Access to Lifesaving Devices
08/15/12
Klobuchar Highlights Efforts to Support Veterans at Opening of New Minnesota Veterans Home Facility
08/06/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Bill to Support Homeless Veterans Signed Into Law
08/05/12
Klobuchar Statement on Shooting in Wisconsin
08/02/12
Klobuchar, Cornyn, Leahy Legislation to Help Police Find Missing Children Clears Senate Committee
08/01/12
Klobuchar, Franken, Cravaack Urge President to Reconsider Decision on Individual Assistance in Wake of Flooding
08/01/12
Klobuchar: MF Global, Peregrine Financial Scandals Underscore Need to Strengthen Consumer Protections in Financial System
08/01/12
On 5th Anniversary of I-35W Bridge Collapse, Klobuchar Honors Victims and Heroes on Floor of U.S. Senate
08/01/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Bill to Support Homeless Veterans Headed to President’s Desk to Be Signed Into Law
07/25/12
Klobuchar: Gray Market Companies Charging Exorbitant Prices for Drugs in Short Supply and Limiting Patient Access to Vital Medications
07/24/12
Klobuchar Calls for More Transparency in Unlimited Political Spending by Super PACs and Other Outside Groups
07/19/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Bill to Support Homeless Veterans Passes Senate
07/17/12
Klobuchar Calls on Market Regulators to Crack Down on Bad Actors Who Put Consumers’ Money at Risk
07/16/12
Klobuchar Calls for Senate to Swiftly Pass Legislation Increasing Transparency in Political Spending by Special Interests
07/12/12
Klobuchar Legislation to Protect Seniors from Neglect and Abuse by Guardians Passes Judiciary Committee
07/11/12
Klobuchar Releases County-By-County Report on How Small Business Tax Cut Legislation Could Impact Small Businesses Across Minnesota
07/11/12
Klobuchar Cosponsors Legislation to Crack Down on Phone Cramming
07/09/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Provisions Banning Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Signed Into Law
07/09/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages Signed Into Law
07/06/12
Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Kline, Cravaack Announce Presidential Disaster Declaration for 13 Minnesota Counties Devastated by Flooding
07/04/12
Klobuchar Statement on Independence Day
07/02/12
Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Kline, Cravaack Urge President Obama to Provide Federal Assistance for Minnesota Communities Devastated by Flooding
06/30/12
Klobuchar Statement on Governor Dayton’s Disaster Declaration Request for Minnesota Communities Affected by Floods
06/29/12
Klobuchar: $700 Million for Minnesota Transportation Passes Senate in Surface Transportation Legislation, Heads to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law
06/29/12
Klobuchar: Legislation to Prevent Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling for 200,000 Minnesota Students Passes Senate, Heads to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law
06/28/12
Klobuchar Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act
06/27/12
Klobuchar, Snowe Introduce Legislation to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Deaths
06/26/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Provisions Banning Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Headed to President’s Desk to be Signed Into Law
06/26/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages Headed to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law
06/21/12
Klobuchar: Farm Bill Passes Senate with Bipartisan Support
06/20/12
Klobuchar: America Invents Act Will Help Minnesota Businesses Compete in Global Economy
06/20/12
Klobuchar Statement on Flooding in Northeast Minnesota
06/15/12
Klobuchar, Casey, Blumenthal, Collins Call on Congressional Leaders to Include Critical Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages in Final FDA Legislation
06/13/12
Klobuchar-Warner Initiative to “Dig Once” for Broadband Infrastructure Advanced by President’s Executive Order
06/12/12
As Summer Construction Season Begins, Klobuchar Calls on House of Representatives to Pass Highway Bill with Critical Investments for Minnesota’s Transportation System
06/08/12
Klobuchar Calls on Congressional Leaders to Include Bipartisan Provisions Banning Dangerous Synthetic Drugs in Final FDA Legislation
06/08/12
After Study Finds More Than Half of Teens Text While Driving, Klobuchar Calls for Immediate Action to Pass Transportation Legislation Including Her Provisions to Improve Teen Driver Safety
06/08/12
Klobuchar Visiting Businesses Across Minnesota
06/07/12
Klobuchar Calls for Swift Passage of Farm Bill
06/05/12
Klobuchar Meets with New CEO of Verso Paper, Discusses Efforts to Get Paper Mill Running Again
05/28/12
Memorial Day Statement from Senator Amy Klobuchar
05/25/12
Klobuchar, Kline Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Minnesota Soldiers Receive Full Benefits Signed into Law
05/24/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages Pass Senate
05/24/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Amendment to Ban Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Passes Senate
05/23/12
Klobuchar Urges Passage of Her Bipartisan Provisions to Ban Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Tomorrow
05/23/12
Klobuchar Introduces Legislation to Help Ensure High-Quality Long-Term Care for Seniors
05/23/12
Klobuchar Calls for Swift Action on Legislation that Includes Bipartisan Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages, Boost Medical Device Innovation
05/23/12
Klobuchar Highlights Winona State Child Protection Training Center’s Efforts to Prevent Child Abuse
05/21/12
Klobuchar Calls on Senate Colleagues to Swiftly Pass Legislation to Prevent Critical Drug Shortages
05/17/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Minnesota Soldiers Receive Full Benefits Passes Senate, Headed to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law
05/17/12
Legislation Klobuchar Cosponsored to Help Equip Law Enforcement Officers with Bulletproof Vests Clears Committee
05/16/12
Klobuchar Calls on FCC to Crack Down on Cell Phone Cramming
05/10/12
Klobuchar Statement on Minnesota Exports Reaching Record Levels
05/09/12
Klobuchar Highlights Efforts to Protect Consumers’ Privacy in the Digital Age
05/09/12
Klobuchar Highlights Minnesota Businesses’ Successful Efforts to Boost Veterans’ Employment
05/09/12
Klobuchar, Blumenthal, 3 Other Senators Introduce Legislation to Ban Employers from Getting Facebook Passwords
05/08/12
Klobuchar Statement on Army Corps’ Decision to Expedite Asian Carp Study
05/08/12
Klobuchar Calls on Senate Colleagues to Pass Critical Bill to Prevent Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling for 200,000 Minnesota Students
05/08/12
Klobuchar Highlights Efforts to Support Military Survivors of Sexual Assault at National Military Sexual Violence Summit
05/03/12
Senator Klobuchar Seeks Legislation to Ban Employers from Getting Facebook Passwords
04/27/12
FCC Chairman Announces Consumer Protections Against Landline Cramming, Says Agency Will Look Into Cell Phone Cramming After Klobuchar Presses for Action
04/26/12
Klobuchar: Farm Bill Passes Agriculture Committee with Bipartisan Support, Paving Way for Vote in Full Senate
04/26/12
Bipartisan VAWA Legislation Klobuchar Championed Passes Senate
04/25/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Provisions to Prevent Drug Shortages, Boost Medical Device Innovation Clear Senate Committee
04/25/12
Klobuchar Presses Homeland Security Secretary for Answers on Secret Service Scandal
04/24/12
Klobuchar Leads Tele-Town Hall to Push for Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Domestic Violence
04/24/12
Klobuchar Introduces Amendments to 2012 Farm Bill Supporting Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
04/23/12
Klobuchar Calls for Swift Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Domestic Violence
04/19/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan Provisions to Boost Medical Device Innovation Included in Upcoming Legislation
04/19/12
Klobuchar: 200,000 Minnesota Students Could See Their Student Loan Interest Rates Double Unless Congress Acts
04/18/12
Klobuchar: Bipartisan Drug Shortages Agreement Included in Upcoming Legislation
04/18/12
Klobuchar Highlights Efforts of Minnesota Businesses to Strengthen Local Economies
04/17/12
Klobuchar Statement on Department of Defense’s New Rules for Combating Sexual Assault in the Military
04/17/12
Klobuchar, Blunt Hold Hearing on Promoting American Competitiveness Through Workforce Development
04/10/12
Klobuchar Hosts Workforce Development Forum Focused on Preparing Students for Jobs of the Future
04/04/12
Klobuchar: Bipartisan Legislation Prohibiting Insider Trading by Members of Congress Signed Into Law
04/03/12
Klobuchar: CenturyLink Joins AT&T and Verizon in Putting a Stop to Cramming on Phone Bills
04/02/12
Klobuchar: EPA Decision Brings E15 One Step Closer to the Pump for Consumers
03/30/12
Klobuchar Calls on FCC to Crack Down on Cramming and Cell Phone Billing Fraud
03/29/12
Klobuchar Announces Bipartisan Agreement to Help Prevent Drug Shortages
03/29/12
Klobuchar, Hoeven, Blunt, Crapo Introduce the Bipartisan Domestic Fuels Act of 2012
03/28/12
Klobuchar: AT&T Joins Verizon in Putting a Stop to Cramming on Phone Bills
03/28/12
Senators Klobuchar, Snowe, Nelson, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation Helping Veterans Use Skills Learned in Military to Get Good Jobs
03/27/12
On Senate Floor, Klobuchar Calls on House of Representatives to Pass Highway Bill with Critical Investments in Minnesota’s Transportation System
03/27/12
Klobuchar: International Tourism Vital to Minnesota’s Economy
03/26/12
Senators Klobuchar, Rubio, Schumer, Blunt, Mikulski, Lee, Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase International Tourism to United States, Lift Up Local Economies
03/22/12
Klobuchar Votes to Help Small Businesses Access Critical Capital Needed to Grow and Create Jobs
03/22/12
Klobuchar: Bipartisan Legislation Prohibiting Insider Trading by Members of Congress Headed to President’s Desk to Be Signed Into Law
03/22/12
Klobuchar to Surface Transportation Board: Don’t Leave BNSF Rail Customers on the Hook for Overpayment
03/21/12
Klobuchar Statement on Record Number of Tourists Visiting U.S.
03/21/12
Klobuchar, Four Other Senators Introduce Legislation Directing CFTC to Use Emergency Powers to Stop Excessive Oil Speculation
03/21/12
Klobuchar Calls on National Phone Companies to Join Verizon and Put a Stop to Cramming on Phone Bills
03/21/12
Klobuchar Cosponsors Legislation Increasing Transparency in Political Spending by Special Interests
03/15/12
Klobuchar to CFTC Chairman: Crack Down on Excessive Oil Speculation
03/14/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan St. Croix Bridge Legislation Signed into Law
03/14/12
Klobuchar Secures Continuation of Recreational Trails Program in Surface Transportation Legislation
03/14/12
Klobuchar Bipartisan Provision Restoring Agriculture Hours-of-Service Exemption Across Full Food and Farm Supply Chain Clears Senate
03/13/12
Klobuchar Cosponsors Legislation to Crack Down on Excessive Oil Speculation Driving Up Gas Prices
03/09/12
Klobuchar to MF Global Trustee: No Payouts for Failed Company’s Execs
03/07/12
Klobuchar Highlights Initiatives to Strengthen Minnesota Counties
03/06/12
Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Paulsen, Walz Introduce Legislation to Fight Spread of Asian Carp
03/02/12
Klobuchar Highlights Vital Role Tourism Plays in Strengthening Local Economies
03/01/12
Klobuchar Leads Letter Urging President to Sign Bipartisan St. Croix Bridge Legislation Immediately
03/01/12
Klobuchar’s Bipartisan St. Croix Bridge Legislation Clears House of Representatives, Heads to President’s Desk to be Signed into Law
02/29/12
Klobuchar Calls on Senate Colleagues to Fill Judicial Vacancies that are Hindering Court System
02/29/12
Klobuchar Honored for Work on Behalf of Minnesota’s Veterans
02/29/12
Klobuchar Calls on Senate Colleagues to Fill Judicial Vacancies that are Hindering Court System
02/28/12
Klobuchar: New Tax Credit Will Help Minnesota Businesses Hire Veterans
02/23/12
Klobuchar, Warner Urge Immediate Action on Legislation to “Dig Once” for Broadband Information Superhighway
02/21/12
Klobuchar: Shortage of Critical Childhood Cancer Drug Averted, Calls on Congress to Pass Drug Shortage Legislation to Help Prevent Future Shortages
02/17/12
Klobuchar Votes to Extend Payroll Tax Cut Critical for Minnesota Families
02/17/12
Klobuchar Introduces Legislation to Ensure Minnesota Soldiers Receive Full Benefits They Deserve
02/15/12
Klobuchar, Grassley, Schumer Urge Passage of Bipartisan Synthetic Drug Bills
02/15/12
Klobuchar Calls on Defense Department to Ensure Minnesota Soldiers Receive Full Benefits They Deserve
02/14/12
Klobuchar, Casey, Collins Offer Amendment to Push Urgent Drug Legislation Forward
02/13/12
After Critical Childhood Cancer Drug Placed on Shortage List, Klobuchar Calls on Drug Manufacturers to Boost Production and Help Patients Get Lifesaving Medication They Need
02/09/12
Klobuchar Introduces Legislation to Ensure Memorial Rifle Squads Can Keep Their Preferred Ceremonial Rifles
02/09/12
Klobuchar, Snowe Introduce Bill to Accelerate Commercial License Procedures for Veterans
02/09/12
Klobuchar Statement on Minnesota’s No Child Left Behind Waiver
02/09/12
Klobuchar, Five Other Senators Introduce Legislation to Ensure that Defense Department Uses American- Made Steel for Military Vehicles
02/09/12
Klobuchar Releases Interactive County-by-County Map on Website Showing How Payroll Tax Cut Extension Would Help Minnesota Families
02/07/12
Klobuchar: Wellness Programs Key to Maintaining American Businesses’ Competitive Edge
02/03/12
Klobuchar Announces Active Association for Duluth 148th Fighter Wing
02/02/12
Klobuchar: Bipartisan Legislation Prohibiting Insider Trading by Members of Congress Passes Senate
02/02/12
Klobuchar Bipartisan Provision to Strengthen Stalking Laws Clears Senate Committee
02/01/12
Klobuchar, Paulsen Meet with FDA Commissioner to Discuss Improving Medical Device Approval Process, Encouraging Innovation
02/01/12
Klobuchar Fights to Protect Rural Health Care Programs from Significant Cuts
01/31/12
Klobuchar Calls on Colleagues to Support Bipartisan Legislation Prohibiting Insider Trading by Members of Congress
01/31/12
Klobuchar, Hutchison Introduce Resolution Designating January as National Stalking Awareness Month
01/26/12
Klobuchar, Collins Call for Swift Action to Prevent Critical Drug Shortages
01/23/12
Klobuchar Bipartisan St. Croix Bridge Legislation Passes Senate
01/20/12
Klobuchar Invites Alexandria Technical and Community College President to Attend State of the Union Address
01/19/12
Key Klobuchar-Blunt Provision Promoting International Tourism to the U.S. Advanced by Administration
01/12/12
Senator Klobuchar Holds Forum to Seek More Affordable Access to Medications

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