U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today voted for legislation to keep the Federal government funded through December 9, 2016 while decrying Congress’s “governing by crisis management” culture of repeated short-term stopgap funding bills.
Citing $300 million per year for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and several other successful Nolan initiatives for Minnesota’s Eighth District included in the bill, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today voted in favor of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement on his vote to override the veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act:
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed U.S. Rep Rick Nolan’s bill, H.R. 6014, with unanimous support to reduce unnecessary cost burdens on State and Local governments and their airports from the Federal Government when conducting airport improvement and expansion projects.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced the annual cisco bait fish harvest at the Prairie Portage would be allowed to proceed this year, following recent confirmation from Superior National Forest Supervisor Connie Cummins.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan released the following statement in regard to today’s vote:
This week U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan was awarded the Golden Triangle Award by the National Farmers Union for his “outstanding leadership” on issues affecting family farmers and rural America. Nolan’s selection was based on his exemplary voting record and work on matters important to Farmers Union members.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today applauded the passage of the bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act, legislation that he championed as an original sponsor. The legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced the dramatic results of his work against illegal foreign steel dumping.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan visited the University of Minnesota’s FermiLab NOvA Project in Ash River last week to learn more about how tiny cosmic particles called neutrinos may eventually show us how the universe evolved over billions of years. The laboratory in Ash River contains a 300-ton neutrino detector that receives beams of neutrinos from a much larger facility in Illinois.