Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan said today that a Republican bill (H.R. 1994) passed by the U.S. House on Wednesday would put more than 100,000 veterans who are employed by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) at risk of unfair termination or demotion by removing fundamental due process civil service protections.

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Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will press White House officials for assurances the Administration will speed Trade Adjustment Assistance to some 500 workers soon to be idled at the United Taconite mine in Eveleth and the production plant in Forbes.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan took to the floor of the House late this afternoon to speak for Democrats during the Motion to Recommit on H.R. 427, the REINS Act.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan said today that U.S. Steel’s decision to call some 400 laid off Minntac employees back to work is “great and welcome news for workers and their families and for all the businesses most directly affected by these layoffs.”

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] In a hearing today in Washington, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan pointed to the success of several Duluth reclamation projects in bringing new businesses and jobs to the region.

Jul 20, 2015 In The News

Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., on Friday visited Brainerd-area resorts damaged by recent severe weather to emphasize the area tourism industry is "open for business" in the wake of the storm.

"Come to Nisswa, come to the lakes area," Dayton said. "It's still one of the most beautiful areas in the country."

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

8th District Congressman Rick Nolan says more than $1 million will go to colleges within the District. 

Recipients include Lake Superior College, the College of St. Scholastica, Central Lakes College, and Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Cambridge.

Lake Superior College will receive $292,340, and the College of St. Scholastica is getting $284,755.

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

It was curious timing for House members to honor the late Democratic congressman Jim Oberstar.

On Monday evening, they voted to rename a post office after Oberstar in his hometown of Chisholm, Minn. Several members spoke on the floor about his deep institutional memory, passion for everything transportation and all-around collegiality.

In The News

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

8th District Congressman Rick Nolan says more than $1 million will go to colleges within the District. 

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

It was curious timing for House members to honor the late Democratic congressman Jim Oberstar.

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — Former 8th District U.S. Rep.

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

The legislative move to rename the Chisholm Post Office in memory of former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar has reached the president's desk.

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