Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representative Rick Nolan today announced nearly $1 million for the implementation of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program. The program is a voluntary federal-state partnership that helps protect and restore coastal resources along Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior.

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Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – The Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have awarded $31,500 to Walker Municipal Airport in Cass County, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced today.

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Jul 30, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 - The head of the USDA's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) told a House Agriculture subcommittee Tuesday that just as in the 1930s with rural electrification, “it will take a sustained focus from Congress and the executive branch to ensure that rural residents have the same access to broadband as their urban and suburban counterparts.”

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Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken along with Representative Rick Nolan today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Ely Municipal Airport over $4.7 million to rehabilitate the runway and improve the airport’s infrastructure.

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Jul 27, 2014 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In light of news of a possible House-Senate agreement to reform the VA, Minnesota’s Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan has renewed his call for Speaker Boehner not to let Congress recess for the month of August until Congress has voted on a compromise version of the Veterans Access to Care Act (H.R.3230).

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Jul 24, 2014 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Citing both environmental and economic concerns, Minnesota’s Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan has expressed his opposition to the proposed route for the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline.

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Jul 23, 2014 In The News

DULUTH -- The future of Lake Superior and its adjoining ports is a little less murky today than it was a few months ago.

That was the message delivered Monday by Rep. Rick Nolan, following a meeting with members of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Jul 23, 2014 In The News

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- U.S. Congressmen Rick Nolan discussed a recently passed Federal law that will help improve commerce on the Great Lakes.

The Water Resources Reform and Development Act will provide funding for improvements to harbors and rivers around the Great Lakes to ensure efforts to prevent invasive aquatic species can be carried out.

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Jul 30, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 - The head of the USDA's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) told a House Agriculture subcommittee Tuesday that just as in the 1930s with rural electrification, “it will take a

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Jul 23, 2014 In The News

DULUTH -- The future of Lake Superior and its adjoining ports is a little less murky today than it was a few months ago.

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Jul 23, 2014 In The News

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- U.S. Congressmen Rick Nolan discussed a recently passed Federal law that will help improve commerce on the Great Lakes.

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Jul 23, 2014 In The News

The future of Lake Superior and its adjoining ports is a little less murky today than it was a few months ago.

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Jul 16, 2014 In The News

The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force says Great Lakes legislators played a key role in the recent vote in the House of Representatives to increase the US Army Corps of Engineers’ national budget by

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