Tina Smith

United States Senator for Minnesota

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Senator says Measure would Hold Drug Companies Accountable For High Prices,

Bring Down Costs for Seniors, Families and Taxpayers

Senator Seeks Evidence that Drug Maker has Reported

Payments to Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen


WASHINGTON D.C. [08/23/18]— Today, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) pushed for answers from Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on improper financial and lobbying efforts – including a $1.2 million dollar payment to President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen - that could be contributing to high prescription drug prices for people in Minnesota and across the country.

Says Effort is Necessary to Expand Use of Renewable Energies Like Wind and Solar

WASHINGTON D.C. [08/24/18]— U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) said legislation she is introducing would significantly increase America’s energy storage capabilities and help expand the role that renewable energies like wind and solar play in the nation’s energy portfolio.

Recent reports indicate the Administration is planning to stop examining lenders for violations of the Military Lending Act and make it easier for unethical lenders to target U.S. troops and hurt military families 


MINNESOTA [08/22/18]—  Today, Minnesota’s U.S. Sens. Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar honored the storied life of Minnesota’s first female member Congress, Coya Knutson, with a Senate Resolution heralding her life as a trailblazer who, despite great obstacles when she served in the 1950s, succeeded in making a difference for the families and communities in her state. 

Senators Question Whether Secretary is Coordinating with Pharma to Deflect Responsibility for President Trump's Broken Promise to Reduce Drug Prices 

Senator’s Provision Ensures Funding For Readiness and Environmental Protection

At Camp Ripley, National Guard Training Facilities Across Nation

WASHINGTON D.C. [08/15/18]— U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) called on the Trump Administration to immediately take action to reunite the over 500 immigrant children still separated from their families.

Senator says Measure would Hold Drug Companies Accountable

For High Prices, Bring Down Costs for Families and Taxpayers


WASHINGTON, D.C. [08/02/18]—U.S Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) is pressing for new legislation to make sure students in schools across the nation are able to access the mental health services they need, where they are.


Washington, D.C. Office

309 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5641

State Offices

Moorhead Office
819 Center Avenue
Suite 2A
Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: (218) 284-8721

Duluth Office
515 W 1st Street
Suite 104
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 722-2390

State Offices

Saint Paul
60 Plato Blvd. East
Suite 220
Saint Paul, MN 55107
Phone: (651) 221-1016

1202-1/2 7th Street NW
Suite 213
Rochester, MN  55901
Phone: (507) 288-2003