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BringMetheNews: “All websites will be treated equally: Franken praises FCC’s net neutrality ruling”

During his time in the Senate, Sen. Franken has been fighting to protect net neutrality-the principle that all content on the Internet be treated equally and delivered at the same speed-in order to ensure the Internet remains an open marketplace for ideas and innovation.

Thursday, Feb 26  | 

Brainerd Dispatch: Sen. Franken Helps Pass Bill to Reduce Veteran Suicide

Sen. Franken has long worked to help our veterans get the support and care they need after coming home. That's why he pushed to get the bipartisan Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act passed in the Senate to improve mental health and suicide prevention services for veterans.

Tuesday, Feb 3  | 

MinnPost: Federal Budget Proposal to Increase Funding to Minnesota Tribal Schools

Click here to read how Sen. Franken has pushed for more resources for American Indian communities to help rebuild schools that have fallen into serious disrepair and hinder students' ability to get an education.

Thursday, Jan 29  | 

Salon: Sen. Franken Taking on Shady Credit Rating Agencies

Sen. Franken has been fighting to protect everyday Minnesotans from unfair financial practices that were at the heart of the 2008 economic meltdown, including the pay-to-play scheme rampant in the credit rating industry. Click here to read more.

Tuesday, Jan 27  | 

In Speech, Sen. Franken Says FCC Vote on Net Neutrality Shows “Best Principles of Our Democracy Have Won Out”

Sen. Al Franken delivered a speech on the Senate floor to celebrate the FCC's vote to preserve net neutrality. Sen. Franken, who has long been one of Congress' most vocal advocates for net neutrality, called the FCC's decision "historic" and said that it will ensure that the Internet remains the free and open platform that it's always been.

Thursday, Feb 26  | 

Sen. Franken: FCC Vote to Adopt Net Neutrality Protections an “Enormous Victory” for American People

Click here to read Sen. Al Franken's statement after the FCC voted in favor of adopting new net neutrality protections that ensure the Internet remains a platform for innovation, economic growth, and free speech.

Thursday, Feb 26  | 

Sen. Franken Introduces Key Measure to Cut College Costs, Improve Opportunities for Students

Sen. Al Franken, a member of the Senate Education Committee, continued his efforts to cut the cost of college for students in Minnesota and across the country by introducing legislation to expand access to programs that allow students to earn college credits while in high school.

Wednesday, Feb 25  | 

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  | 

New Report: Sen. Franken’s Health Reform Measure Sent Insurance Refunds To Consumers in Minnesota, Across the Country

A health care reform measure authored by U.S. Sen. Al Franken required insurers to rebate $330 million dollars to consumers in Minnesota and across the country this year. Click here to read more.

Thursday, Jul 24  | 

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