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KEYC Reports Sen. Franken Urges Passage of Farm Bill

In an effort to help farmers across Minnesota who are facing uncertainty because a new Farm Bill hasn't been passed by the House of Representatives, Sen. Franken is urging Senate leadership to include the bipartisan, Senate-passed Farm Bill in any deal brokered to address the nation's fiscal challenges.

Thursday, Dec 6  | 

Hibbing Daily Tribune: "Carpet Plaza will be first in Retrofit Program"

Click here to read about  Carpet Plaza in Hibbing plans to retrofit their building to increase its energy efficiency as part of Sen. Franken's Back to Work Minnesota Retrofit Jobs Initiative.

Monday, Nov 26  | 

AgriNews: "Franken visits Dawson farm"

Click here to read AgriNews coverage of Sen. Franken recent visit to Roger and Karen Strom's farm to hear from farmers and business leaders about federal agriculture policy.

Monday, Nov 5  | 

Montevideo American-News: "Montevideo hunt another success"

Sen. Franken recently participated in the 10th Annual Montevideo Goose and Pheasent Hunt.

Thursday, Nov 1  | 

Sen. Franken Pushes Senate Fiscal Cliff Negotiators to Delay Medical Device Tax Implementation

Sen. Al Franken said that delaying the Medical Device Excise tax must be part of the fiscal cliff discussion in a recent letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).

Monday, Dec 10  | 

As Temperatures Drop, Sen. Franken Fights to Help Struggling Minnesota Families Keep Heat on This Winter

With temperatures quickly dropping, U.S. Sen. Al Franken today continued his efforts to help struggling Minnesota families afford to heat their homes this winter by urging President Obama to ensure adequate funding for federal home heating assistance.

Friday, Dec 7  | 

Sen. Franken Urges Ag. Secretary Vilsack to Do Everything Possible to Get Farm Bill Passed

U.S. Sen. Al Franken said that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told him he supports Franken's push to get a comprehensive Farm Bill enacted before the current bill expires at the end of the year.

Thursday, Dec 6  | 

Consumer Alert: Medicare Open Enrollment Window

Medicare open enrollment is a brief time during the year when Medicare and Medicare Advantage subscribers can switch their plans and make sure that the plan they are enrolled in is the best one available.

Monday, Oct 15  | 

Sen. Franken and Geoffrey Canada Visit the Northside Achievement Zone

Sen. Franken recently joined children's education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children's Zone, during a visit to the Northside Achievement Zone in Minneapolis. Click here to read about their visit and to see photos.

Thursday, Oct 4  | 

The Great Minnesota Get-Together

Click here to learn more about Sen. Franken's favorite things to do at the State Fair.

Tuesday, Sep 4  | 

Sen. Franken Talking Ag Policy with Minnesota Farmers

Click here to read about Sen. Franken's visit to Farmfest in Redwood County

Monday, Aug 27  | 
  • Getting Help Abroad

    Sen. Franken is proud to have been able to help the Iverson family return to Minnesota after Chau Iverson was robbed in Vietnam.  

    Monday, May 14, 2012 |
  • Working with the Minnesota Swarm

    The Minnesota Swarm were getting ready to play against the Edmonton Rush in the National Lacrosse League, when they ran into a serious problem; three of their coaches are Canadian citizens and didn’t yet have the correct visas to work in the United States, which meant that they wouldn’t be able to participate in the next game.

    Friday, February 10, 2012 |

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