Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Feb 9, 2017 Press Release
Featured in Congressman Nolan's Monday Report

Now and forever, I am unequivocally committed to prohibiting mining in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA), ensuring the integrity of a tough environmental review process, creating good paying jobs, and protecting ALL the waters of Minnesota and the Nation as sacred trusts for countless generations to come. One of the most critical challenges of our time is balancing the re

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Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Rick Nolan (D-MN) introduced the New Deal Rural Broadband Act of 2017, an ambitious plan to connect every American home, business, and school to high-speed, reliable broadband internet that is based on Roosevelt’s New Deal rural electrification model.

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Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Betsy DeVos was nominated by President Trump for Secretary of the Department of Education

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan released the following statement regarding pledges from Republican Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) to vote against the confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education:

Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
As Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Farm Commodities and Risk Management, Nolan will help shape the future of Minnesota’s $19 billion agricultural industry.

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan has been elected Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee’s key Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

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Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced his subcommittee assignments on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

In the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Nolan will serve on the subcommittees on Highways and Transit; Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials; and Aviation.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, joined by the Move to Amend coalition and a bipartisan group of his colleagues including Republican Congressman Walter Jones, has introduced bipartisan legislation (H.J.Res.48) as the original chief sponsor calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Calling Betsy DeVos “the most unqualified candidate ever to be nominated for Secretary of Education,” U.S. Rep.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released a letter urging Acting Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Dan Jiron of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reverse the agency’s decision to withdraw more than 234,000 acres out of multiple-use purpose from the Superior National Forest.

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Applauding President Trump’s announcement of his support for the use of exclusively American-made pipelines, U.S. Rep Rick Nolan today reintroduced his American Pipeline Jobs & Safety Act.

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