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
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Tuesday, Sep 1
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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.
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 as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) holds a high-profile hearing on a proposal to limit arbitration agreements between borrowers and financial companies.
Sens. Franken, Grassley Reintroduce Bipartisan Bills to Help Students Understand Cost of College, Make Cost Comparisons Easier
Sens. Al Franken and Chuck Grassley reintroduced two bipartisan college affordability bills that would give students and families better information about the costs of college. The bills continue the senators' long-time collaboration to help college students avoid sticker shock and insurmountable debt.
Sen. Al Franken released the following statement after Pope Francis delivered an unprecedented address to a joint meeting of Congress.
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.