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Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan Announce Nearly $3 Million to Improve Infrastructure at Cook County-Grand Marais Airport

Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Rick Nolan, today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Cook County-Grand Marais Airport $2.9 million to extend its runway.

Tuesday, May 19  | 

Star Tribune Editorial Board Commends Sen. Franken for Leadership on Tribal Schools

Click here to read how the Star Tribune's Editorial Board recently praised Sen. Franken for his work on behalf of children in Indian Country who have to go to school in rundown, dilapidated buildings that negatively affect their learning. 

Monday, May 18  | 

KVRR TV: Sen. Franken Presses for More Rail Safety Regulations

Click here to read KVRR TV's reports on how after Sen. Franken pressed for new measures to address the serious issue of rail safety, the Department of Transportation announced new standards for trains carrying highly flammable fuels like crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota.

Thursday, May 14  | 

Northland News Center: Sen. Franken Supports Neglected Tribal Schools

As a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Sen. Franken been fighting for years to bring more resources to American Indian communities throughout Minnesota and the entire country, including at neglected Bureau of Indian Education schools like the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School on Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota

Thursday, May 14  | 

Sen. Franken to Travel to Cuba to Explore Expanding Opportunities for Trade & Tourism

Sen. Al Franken will travel to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation trip to explore ways the U.S. and Cuba can expand trade opportunities.

Thursday, May 21  | 

Sens. Franken Delivers Speech on His Transparency Provisions in Govt. Surveillance Reform Bill

Sen. Al Franken gave a Senate floor speech on the need to pass the bipartisan USA FREEDOM Act, which would reform federal surveillance programs like those at the NSA.

Thursday, May 21  | 

Sens. Franken & Portman Introduce Bipartisan Fix to Help Homeless Students Access Affordable Housing

Sens. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced a bipartisan bill to make sure that young people and veterans who have faced homelessness don't have to make the difficult choice between a place to call home and a good education.

Thursday, May 21  | 

Recipes from the 5th Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Off

Click here to read the recipes from the Fifth Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Off.

Wednesday, Apr 22  | 

On Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United, Sen. Franken Makes Push to Fix Nation’s 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.

Wednesday, Jan 21  | 

Sen. Franken's Response to 2015 State of the Union Address

Sen. Franken invited University of Minnesota Student Body President Joelle Stangler as his guest to the State of the Union Address. You can click here to read his response to the speech.

Tuesday, Jan 20  | 

Minnesota Christmas Tree Lights Up Nation’s Capitol

Click here to read more about the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from the Chippewa National Forest and the Reservation of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota.

Tuesday, Dec 2  | 

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