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REGIONAL— Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan has joined forces with Sen. Bernie Sanders to introduce legislation that would make public colleges and universities in the U.S. tuition-free for families with an income under $125,000.
The bill would also make community colleges tuition-free for all income levels.
With only a month left for Congress to negotiate a budget and avoid another federal government shutdown, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Thursday reintroduced his 'No Government, No Pay' Act of 2017 requiring lawmakers to join the ranks of hundreds of thousands of public employees who would not be paid if and when the government ceases operations.
U.S. Reps Rick Nolan D-Minn., and Frank LoBiondo R-N.J., on Thursday announced the reestablishment of their bipartisan Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus.
The federal TRIO Programs face budget cuts due to President Donald Trump’s “Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” proposal, which has some fearful for the future.
The meetings were set in a private hallway on Capitol Hill last week, just outside the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar emerged first, and at a separate meeting time U.S. Sen. Al Franken briefly left the hearing for one of President Trump’s most important appointments.
CN and Duluth Cargo Connect announced a new alliance Monday that establishes the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports.
Rep. Rick Nolan announced last week his nomination of Keller Conrow of Two Harbors for enrollment in the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.
After a backlog in processing federal benefits for laid-off steelworkers in 2015, the Iron Range’s congressional delegation introduced legislation to better protect those benefits.
Minnesota and Pennsylvania lawmakers on Tuesday introduced legislation in Washington that would speed up the federal effort to provide relief for workers displaced by illegal trade.
Officials gathered at Duluth City Hall Tuesday morning to register their mounting concerns about funding cuts President Donald Trump proposed in the "budget blueprint" he issued late last week.