Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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May 26, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today applauded the successful addition of his six amendments and top policy priorities to the successfully-passed Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) during the bill’s markup in the House Committee Transportation and Infrastructure. Nolan is the only Minnesotan on this House Committee.

May 25, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission, demanding that the tariffs (taxes) be made permanent in the case of cold-rolled steel flat products from China, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Russia, and the United Kingdom.

May 23, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Reps and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus Rick Nolan (D-MN), Lois Capps (D-CA) and Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) this week introduced the Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act to require a comprehensive study on women and lung cancer. 

May 18, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced and passed by voice vote an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to provide accountability for the failed Syria Train & Equip program.

May 13, 2016 Press Release

U.S Rep. Rick Nolan said that he was pleased to vote today for a package of bipartisan initiatives that are designed to address the opioid epidemic, but remains concerned the package does not contain enough new funding to implement these initiatives.

May 12, 2016 Press Release
The funds would provide for the hiring and training of an estimated 800 new TSA security agents at the nation’s airports.

An urgent request by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan that would add up to 800 additional transportation officers nationwide and help alleviate long security lines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) and other airports has received swift approval by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security.

May 11, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan hailed passage of his amendment to H.R. 4641 today, successfully adding a representative charged with ensuring that the interests and concerns of active duty soldiers and military Veterans are taken into account on a newly created inter-agency pain management task force.

May 9, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today congratulated Brainerd High School sophomore Gemma Hollen for winning this year’s Congressional Art Competition in Minnesota’s 8th District.

May 6, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement from the Treasury Department regarding the Central States Pension Fund:

“I commend Special Master Ken Feinberg for doing the right thing in rejecting these unfair and unjust cuts to the hard earned pensions that 400,000 Teamsters have faithfully paid into throughout their working lives.