Tina Smith

United States Senator for Minnesota

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Senator Says Troubling Questions about Payments Remain Unanswered

WASHINGTON, D.C. [05/16/18]—Today, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) voted to restore net neutrality protections that were recently overturned by President Trump’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Bill allows small businesses to access high-tech facilities at national labs to help with development and commercialization of innovative new products.

Senator Calls for Safety Standards to Protect Families, Prevent Potential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning by Keyless Ignition Vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. [05/15/18]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith pressed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for action to protect families across the country following reports of numerous deaths caused by keyless ignition vehicles.

Senator Continues Work to Support All Farmers, Including Those From Diverse Backgrounds

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith helped introduce legislation to make sure producers from diverse backgrounds—including veteran and immigrant farmers—are able to access services through a vital Department of Agriculture (USDA) program.

WASHINGTON, D.C. [05/11/18]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith released the following statement after President Trump delivered an address focused on prescription drug prices.

Legislation Would Bring Health Benefits to Radiation-Exposed Veterans Who Cleaned Up Nuclear Testing Sites in Marshall Islands

WASHINGTON, D.C. [05/11/18]—U.S. Senators Tina Smith and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) have introduced a bipartisan measure to support health care benefits for “Atomic Veterans” who were exposed to harmful radiation when they cleaned up nuclear testing sites during the late 1970s.  

HHS has agreed to develop a new system for providing federal funding for Basic Health Programs (BHP) like MinnesotaCare; In a letter to HHS and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the senators called for full funding for MinnesotaCare

WASHINGTON, D.C. [05/09/18]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith continued her push to help Minnesotans secure careers in high-demand fields with new legislation to fuel workforce training partnerships between schools and local businesses.

Often, good-paying jobs in areas like advanced manufacturing, construction, IT, and health care don’t require an expensive four-year degree. But students either aren’t aware of or don’t have access to local programs that provide the training for those jobs. The 21st Century Workforce Partnerships Act gets at the heart of that issue.

WASHINGTON, D.C. [05/08/18]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith released the following statement after President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Agreement.

"Iran must never be allowed to obtain a nuclear weapon—they are a threat to the region and to U.S. national security interests.


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