Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Apr 30, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 29 2013
Contact Steve Johnson at 202-570-5440 or steve.johnson8@mail.house.gov

DULUTH, MN—The U.S. Department of Transportation has formally obligated $16 million in funds to the Duluth Transit Authority for construction of the Twin Ports Multi-Modal Transportation Center, Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan announced today.

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release
Students from 8th Congressional District Encouraged to Participate

(DULUTH, MN) —Congressman Rick Nolan, in partnership with the Duluth Art Institute, is inviting high school students from across Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District to participate in the 2013 Annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning artist and a companion will be flown to Washington, D.C. for the unveiling.

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Bill expands Tribal court authority to prosecute nonnative men accused of crimes on Indian reservations

(WASHINGTON DC) . . .199 Democrats and 87 Republicans joined today to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, sending the strong version already passed by the U.S. Senate to President Obama for signature by a vote of 286-138.

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Jan 30, 2013 Press Release

(DULUTH, MN) . . . Former State Rep. Tom Rukavina and four other natives of Duluth and the Iron Range have joined U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s staff, the 8th District Minnesota Congressman announced today.

Jan 30, 2013 Press Release

(DULUTH, MN) . . . Former State Rep. Al Doty has joined U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s staff, the 8th District Minnesota Congressman announced today.

Jan 30, 2013 Press Release

(DULUTH, MN) . . . Former State Sen. Rick Olseen has joined U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s staff, the 8th District Minnesota Congressman announced today.

Jan 24, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON DC) . . . U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan has received the key subcommittee assignments he requested for Minnesota’s 8th District on both the House Transportation and Infrastructure and House Agriculture Committees.

The full committees officially approved Nolan’s assignments as they met this week to officially organize for the 113th Congress.

Jan 23, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON DC) . . . Renewing his call for Congress to get to work engaging the committee process and involving the entire House in resolving the debt crisis, Minnesota’s 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan today voted to approve the “NO BUDGET-NO PAY” bill to withhold salaries to Members in either chamber that does not adopt a FY 2014 budget resolution by April 15.

Jan 15, 2013 Press Release
Calling for an end to America’s military involvement in Afghanistan, Minnesota’s Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan said today, “It’s time to stop building infrastructure in Afghanistan and start rebuilding America.”
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Jan 7, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release: Monday, January 7, 2013
Contact Steve Johnson at 202-498-2181 (stevena20016@aol.com)

(WASHINGTON DC) . . . Minnesota’s Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan has been appointed to serve on the House Agriculture Committee, a key assignment he had requested during meetings with House leadership in December.

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