Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Apr 24, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined his Problem Solvers Caucus colleagues in stating their intention to support an FY17 spending bill, avoiding a government shutdown, if it is a clean bill without any ideological riders. A FY2017 spending bill is expected to be brought to the House for a vote this week.

Apr 20, 2017 Press Release

After championing successful efforts to end illegal steel dumping with tariffs and taxes as high as 500%, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan expressed his cautious support for President Trump’s latest executive order to direct the Commerce Department to investigate whether steel imports to the United States should be prohibited on national security grounds.

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today called on leaders of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and Aviation Subcommittee to hold a hearing to investigate the state of consumer protection practices within the airline industry.

Apr 11, 2017 In The News

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.

Apr 11, 2017 In The News

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.

Apr 11, 2017 In The News

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.

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Apr 11, 2017 In The News

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.

Apr 11, 2017 In The News

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.

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Apr 11, 2017 In The News

CN and Duluth Cargo Connect announced a new alliance Monday that establishes the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports.

Apr 11, 2017 In The News

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.