Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Aug 18, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Rep. Rick Nolan, announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded a grant of $201,884 to promote job opportunities and self-sufficiency for public housing residents in Brainerd.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

The American people are sending a clear and resounding message in this 2016 election cycle: We absolutely must change the way we do politics in America if our great nation is going to survive.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

FORBES — Dan Hill became semi-famous over the past year for the dubious distinction of losing his job at Cliffs Natural Resources' United Taconite operations.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

VIRGINIA — Eighth District U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan lavishes praise on Cliffs Natural Resources CEO Lourenco Goncalves when he talks about how the iron ore and steel crisis finally became a blip on the White House radar screen.

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Aug 18, 2016 In The News

Mining industry layoffs on the Iron Range have been common in recent years but there is good news as some of those employees are now back at work.

Cliffs United Taconite is starting up its Mustang Pellet Project in Forbes which is bringing thousands of people back to work.

Cliffs is the largest producer of taconite pellets in North America.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

Forbes, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Nearly a year after the plant was idled, United Taconite in Eveleth is getting ready to reopen on a much stronger note.

Cliffs is investing sixty five million dollars to build new silos and infrastructure to begin a new project that could bring millions of dollars and thousands of labor hours to the Iron Range.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

The recall of laidoff workers at the United Taconite plant and the start of construction on a $65 million iron-ore pellet plant in Forbes, Minn., is bringing much needed good news to Minnesota’s Iron Range.

Aug 18, 2016 In The News

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Rick Nolan have announced today, that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a grant of $58,000 to prevent untreated storm-water runoff in Duluth.

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Aug 18, 2016 In The News

Duluth and Ashland have landed federal grants to help keep polluted runoff out of Lake Superior near swimming beaches.

Duluth is getting $58,000 and Ashland $175,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. About $2 million will go to 13 Great Lakes cities to conduct shoreline projects near popular beaches.

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Aug 10, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan visited the University of Minnesota’s FermiLab NOvA Project in Ash River Friday to learn more about how tiny cosmic particles called neutrinos may eventually show us how the universe evolved over billions of years.

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