Detroit Lakes Tribune: Sen. Franken launches project to record MN veterans memories
Tuesday, Sep 8
Duluth News Tribune: Broadband 'as important as textbooks'
Thursday, Sep 3
Star Tribune: Avoiding an Oil Train Explosion Shouldn't be a Matter of Luck
Tuesday, Sep 1
Cnn.com Op-Ed: Why I support Iran deal
Thursday, Aug 13
Click here to read more about the Veterans History Project, a joint effort from Sen. Franken and the Library of Congress to collect and preserve the personal accounts of Minnesota war veterans.
Click here to read the Duluth News Tribune's report on a meeting Sen. Franken called to discuss how to expand access to broadband Internet in Minnesota.
Going to the Minnesota State Fair? Click here to read about Sen. Franken's favorite things to do at the Great Minnesota Get-Together and where to find his booth.
Sen. Franken is deeply concerned about the well-being of the workers and families who are being affected by the idling of Cliffs iron ore mine in Eveleth. Click here to read coverage from the Mesabi Daily News.
Sen. Al Franken released the following statement after Pope Francis delivered an unprecedented address to a joint meeting of Congress.
Sen. Franken Leads Group of 34 Senators Calling on Medicare & Medicaid to Ban Long-Term Care Facilities from Using Unfair Arbitration Contracts
Sen. Al Franken led a broad coalition of 34 Senators in calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to outlaw the use of unfair pre-dispute arbitration clauses in contracts with long-term care facilities like nursing homes. These types of clauses make it nearly impossible for victims to seek fair redress after they've been wronged.
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Rick Nolan, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Duluth Transit Authority $6,343,890 to purchase six electric buses and to install two charging stations.
Sen. Al Franken released a new report showing Minnesota's rural health care providers face challenges that can hinder their efforts to deliver high-quality, timely care to the more than 1.2 million Minnesotans who live in rural communities. Click here to read more on the report.
Click here to read the recipes from the Fifth Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Off.
On Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United, Sen. Franken Makes Push to Fix Nations Broken Campaign Finance System
Sen. Al Franken marked the fifth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC—the Supreme Court decision that allowed deep-pocketed corporations to spend unlimited money on influencing elections—by reigniting his push to fix our nation's broken campaign finance system.