Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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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.

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. 

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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.

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