Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jul 5, 2016 Press Release
Legislation will help more Americans obtain knowledge, skills for in-demand careers

Led by Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05) on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, policymakers from across the aisle today introduced the Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. Clark, Jim Langevin (RI-02), Co-Chair of the Career and Technical Education Caucus, and Rick Nolan (MN-08), and Republican Reps.

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

Today U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan (D-MN), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Frederica Wilson (D-FL) introduced the Relief for Underwater Student Borrowers Act. The bill would allow student loan borrowers who have been granted debt relief as a result of consistent repayment towards their student loan debt an exemption from being taxed on the amount forgiven.

Jun 28, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined Iron Range leaders in Virginia, MN to urge the U.S. Forest Service to hold a public listening session on whether or not to renew federal mineral leases for the Twin Metals Minnesota project on the Iron Range. The U.S. Forest Service currently has the public comment and listening session scheduled to take place in Duluth on Wednesday, July 13.

Jun 27, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced that the Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District has been awarded more than $75,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding by the Great Lakes Commission. The grant was awarded for a project to reduce phosphorus and sediment in Deer Creek, a tributary to the Nemadji River south of Wrenshall.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] In the wake of the horrific act of hate and terror in Orlando last week, the deadliest mass shooting in American history, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to prohibit terrorists from buying guns.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

One of the nation's leading advocacy group that fights to protect Social Security and Medicare has endorsed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Fair COLA for Seniors Act legislation (H.R.5342), which would provide a one-time, 3.9% mid-year cost of living adjustment (COLA) in the benefits of 59 million Social Security recipients.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today successfully boosted funding for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) lung cancer research program by $2 million with his amendment to the DoD Appropriations bill on the House floor.

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Jun 1, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today issued the following statement regarding Cliffs Natural Resources' announcement that they will re-open UTac facilities in Eveleth and Forbes in mid-October.

May 31, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission for the second time in less than a week, demanding that the tariffs (taxes) be made permanent in a steel case.

May 31, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced legislation (H.R.5342) to provide a one-time 3.9% mid-year cost of living adjustment (COLA) in the benefits of 59 million Social Security recipients.

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