Sen. Al Franken has been working hard to improve railroad safety for people in Minnesota and across the country.
As one of Congress' most vocal advocates for consumers, Sen. Al Franken has been working hard on behalf of Americans whose rights have been threatened by giant corporations.
As the top Democrat on the Privacy, Technology, and the Law Subcommittee, Sen. Al Franken has been fighting to protect the fundamental privacy rights of people in Minnesota and across the country.
Sen. Al Franken has been working hard to help Minnesota farmers reduce energy costs and boost renewable energy production. As a member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, he has been fighting to cut energy costs for farmers and rural businesses in Minnesota and across the country.
Sen. Al Franken made the following statement in response to the shooting of five people at Minneapolis' Fourth Precinct:
Sen. Franken and Bipartisan Group Press for Increased Flexibility for Dairy Farmers in Transportation Bill
Senators Al Franken, Ron Johnson, Tammy Baldwin, Mike Crapo, Chris Murphy, Jim Risch, Patrick Leahy, Kelly Ayotte and Angus King called for flexibility for America's dairy farmers in the recently-passed Surface Transportation bill.
Sen. Franken Leads Bipartisan Effort to Fund Loan Program That Would Help Minnesotas Tribal Economies
Sen. Al Franken and five colleagues urged top Senate budget negotiators to fund a federal loan program that would help create jobs and ensure access to reliable energy on tribal lands in Minnesota and across the country.
Sen. Al Franken said that our country has a responsibility to do our part to address the Syrian refugee crisis—the largest of its kind since World War II.
In recognition of Veterans Day, Sen. Al Franken hopes all Americans can see the tremendous sacrifices our veterans—and also their families—have made on our behalf, and to remember that service.
Click here to read an op-ed that Sen. Al Franken wrote on mental health.
The federal government continues to incarcerate mothers and children fleeing some of the most dangerous countries in the world, despite a recent federal court ruling finding that the government's policy violates established standards for the treatment and detention of immigrant children, many of whom are pursuing valid claims for asylum and other protection under U.S. law. After hearing of these reports, Sen. Franken led a group of his colleagues in pressing DHS about policies regarding detained individuals and their right to counsel. Click here to read more.