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December 29, 2014
Minnesota’s delegates discuss priorities for the coming year
ST. PAUL — Health care and immigration will continue to divide Minnesota’s congressional delegation along party lines in the upcoming year. Responses to Pioneer Press questions from Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, Reps. John Kline, Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison and Rep.-elect...
December 29, 2014 - 9:06pm
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders seek federal rail help
DULUTH — Minnesota’s leaders want federal help to ease railroad delays. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Monday to the head of the Surface Transportation Board, saying that rail delays are hurting many parts of the economy. “As we...
October 13, 2014 - 8:38pm
September 25, 2014
Klobuchar does not want AG post
ST. PAUL — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation Thursday before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s name came up...
September 25, 2014 - 8:38pm
Klobuchar floated as Holder replacement
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation today before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's name came up as a possible replacement. The Minnesota Democrat was expected to face questions about the prospect this afternoon at an unrelated news conference....
September 25, 2014 - 11:31am
September 19, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane shortage really cost Minnesotans
ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold. Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive. The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane — as well as farmers, businesses and others that use it — felt the...
September 19, 2014 - 9:54pm
September 5, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Conservative group focuses on 12 DFL representatives
ST. PAUL — A dozen mostly rural Minnesota state House districts could decide which party controls the body the next two years. The Republican-oriented Minnesota Jobs Coalition Legislative Fund announced 12 districts Democrats now hold that it is targeting for the Nov. 4 election. Coalition...
September 5, 2014 - 9:58pm
Klobuchar talks flood damage
WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on...
August 5, 2014 - 8:18pm
August 4, 2014
No text is worth dying for
WASHINGTON — Whether it is sending a text, reading an email, or changing stations on the radio, it only takes a moment of distraction to cause a tragedy. In fact, research shows if a driver takes their eyes off the road for just 5 seconds at 55 mph they will travel the entire length...
August 4, 2014 - 3:38pm
July 21, 2014
Column: Don't let big oil bully biofuels
By U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley WASHINGTON — It’s vacation season across America. That means family road trips are under way and the traveling public is paying even closer attention when they pull up to the pump. America’s road warriors have long cherished...
July 21, 2014 - 4:46pm
July 11, 2014
Renewable fuels group blast big oil
ST. PAUL — The Renewable Fuels Association says major oil companies strong-arm retailers that sell gasoline under their brand names to avoid using any more plant-based ethanol than legally necessary. Independent gasoline stations are four to six times more likely to sell higher...
July 11, 2014 - 9:53pm
June 25, 2014
Letter: Senators care more about Wall Street than water
By Andy Olson, Windom Presently, our national political leadership is failing to meet the historical standard of the United States. One key historical standard has been represented by exceptional public infrastructure, which embodies the general welfare principal “to promote...
June 25, 2014 - 5:38pm
June 20, 2014
A first-hand view: Dayton, Klobuchar, Walz and Franken visit flooded region
LUVERNE — Local officials and emergency managers from Rock County gathered at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office on Friday to meet with a contingent...
June 20, 2014 - 10:19pm
June 18, 2014
Column: Bipartisan momentum on building up our infrastructure
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar WASHINGTON — This month, major bipartisan legislation was signed into law that will give Minnesota’s waterways, ports, flood protection and economy a big boost. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) will deliver much-needed funding...
June 18, 2014 - 5:40pm
June 2, 2014
As others see it: Fight the carp fight
It is unfortunate, but it has become lockdown time for invasive carp on the Mississippi River in Minnesota. A bill closing the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis is currently awaiting the signature of President Obama. The president should sign this...
June 2, 2014 - 2:06pm
April 7, 2014
Column: Protecting Minnesota taxpayers
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar WASHINGTON — In 2012, a retired businessman from Circle Pines named Alan Stender was working to file his taxes on time. After completing all the forms and sending in his tax returns, Alan heard from the IRS there was a major problem. Someone had stolen...
April 7, 2014 - 5:16pm