Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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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.

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today applauded House passage of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015, which authorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) for 5 years (Fiscal years 2016-2020) at $300 million per year.

Apr 26, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan was featured on CBS’s top-rated 60 Minutes program on Sunday April 24th, focusing national attention on the STOP Act (H.R.4443), legislation to prohibit federal office holders from personally asking for campaign money.

Apr 22, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will appear on CBS’s 60 Minutes this Sunday, April 24th. He will discuss the corrosive effect of money on our elections, how it impedes the ability of Members of Congress to spend time governing, and what he’s doing to get Washington back to work.