Floor Statement Urging Colleagues to Present a Replacement Plan That Will Keep ACA Protections that Have Saved Minnesotans’ Lives
Click here to read Senator Franken's remarks urging his Republican colleagues—who are currently trying to repeal the law, including its life-saving protections—to show the American people their replacement plan.
Since joining the Senate, Sen. Al Franken has worked hard to ensure that we keep our promises to the men and women who serve in the military.
As a member of the Senate Energy Committee, Senator Al Franken is committed to promoting energy initiatives that create jobs, help Minnesotans, and protect the environment.
Recently, Senators Franken and Amy Klobuchar introduced a Senate resolution to both honor the life of Jacob Wetterling and recognize the strength of the entire Wetterling family, who continue to advocate for child safety.
As Republican lawmakers gear up to gut the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with no realistic replacement plan—a move that would pull the rug out from 20 million Americans who gained health coverage through the ACA—Senator Al Franken is fighting for several legislative priorities of his that would help preserve and improve the law.
Senator Al Franken released the following statement in response to U.S. Steel's announcement that it will reopen its Keetac taconite mine and processing facility—which closed in May 2015, leaving hundreds of miners out of work—in Keewatin, Minnesota.
A month after pressing popular ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft to explain a recent study documenting driver discrimination against minority customers, Senator Al Franken released the companies' responses.
Recently, Senator Franken—a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan—made his annual trek to training camp in Mankato.
Sen. Franken recently announced the Minnesota students who won his fifth annual Poetry Contest. Their poems about "Celebrating the Veteran in My Life" will be displayed in his Senate office and are included below.
On Thursday, March 17, Sen. Al Franken's staff will be at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) in North Minneapolis to meet with residents who need help working with a federal agency, such as United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Medicare, Social Security, or the Passport Agency.
Every year, Sen. Al Franken hosts a bipartisan Senate Secret Santa to lighten the mood and to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season.