Tag archive for ‘Senator Al Franken’
Carl Kaminsky On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Uber Responds To Al Franken’s Concerns

  Uber and Lyft have responded to Senator Al Franken’s concerns about racism but not consumer privacy. Last month Senator Franken sent the companies an open letter on the matter. In the letter to More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Al Franken Slams Trump Ad And FBI Head James Comey

Senator Al Franken has joined the chorus of people who are slamming the latest Donald Trump ad for being anti-Semitic. He is also calling for a Senate investigation of FBI Director James Comey. All right. You More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Al Franken Meets Constituents in Minnesota to Discuss Rural Health Issues

Senator Al Franken made a stop in Duluth, Minnesota on Saturday for a roundtable discussion with local health industry representatives on the challenges that come with caring for senior citizens in rural communities, More...

Lilach Weissman On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Senator Al Franken Hires Staffer From Somalia

Al Franken, who won a second term as Democratic Senator from Minnesota, has appointed Osman Ali, the first Somali to work as a senator’s staffer in Minnesota, as reported by Somali Current. Osman More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Senator Al Franken Speaks Out Against Wall Street Links, Manufacturer Tax

Amid growing doubt around the confirmation of U.S. President Obama’s nominee to serve as the Treasury Department’s undersecretary for domestic finance, liberal senators such as Elizabeth Warren and Al More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Philly Has No Brotherly Love for Uber

Every day, it seems, there is a new story about Uber ruffling feathers. Recently, CEO Travis Kalanick was indicted in South Korea for violating the country’s laws against rental cars acting as taxi More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Sen. Franken Warning Uber of Its ‘Troubling Disregard’ for Privacy

So, yesterday the $18 billion futuristic taxi app company Uber was raked over the coals for price gouging over in Sydney Australia, charging as much as $100 to haul frightened passengers out of the downtown More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Uber Caught Targeting Journalist For Negative Coverage

Uber is certainly a controversial company, raising the ire of traditional cabbies who are losing business to the car service. Its news coverage encompasses the good, the bad and the ugly, an assortment More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Senator Al Franken Calling on Uber CEO Kalanick to Answer User Abuse Allegations

Senator Al Franken, Chairman of the Subcommittee On Privacy, Technology, and the Law, on Wednesday posted a public letter to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, dealing with accusations that Uber has been compromising More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Senator Al Franken Among Few Winning Democrats Tuesday

Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken won a resounding re-election victory Tuesday, defeating his Republican challenger, businessman Mike McFadden. “I am so honored and so humbled and so grateful to the people More...

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