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[WASHINGTON D.C.] The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with three amendments from Congressman Rick Nolan. In addition to his amendment passed on Thursday to reaffirm the connection between a strong U.S. iron ore and steel industry and our nation security, the House passed two additional amendments from Nolan on Friday:
The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed Congressman Rick Nolan’s bipartisan amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to reaffirm that a strong domestic iron ore and steel industry is vital to our national security. The NDAA as amended is expected to come up for final passage on Friday.
[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) to double down on their efforts to combat the expansion of zebra mussels that have contaminated waters in Minnesota and across the United States in addition to following up on his 2014 mandate for the Army Corps to focus on aquatic invasive species.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined the Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus, personally recruiting Republican Congressman David Joyce of Ohio to join the caucus with him.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced the Railroad Yardmaster Protection Act of 2017 to ensure coverage for Yardmasters in the rail industry under the Hours of Service Act.
[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan successfully moved two amendments supporting consumers and rural airports during Tuesday’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup of legislation to reauthorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Nolan’s amendments will be included in the final legislation that will be debated on the House floor.
[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan led the full Minnesota Delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives in a letter today pledging support for the community health center (CHC) program and extending its primary funding stream.
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Two years ago, the United Taconite (UTAC) mine and processing plant were idled, along with about 50 percent of its Iron Range peers.
FORBES — United Taconite is no longer a one-pellet plant.
The audience numbered in the hundreds as people gathered in Evergreen Cemetery Monday to honor the lives of fallen soldiers for Memorial Day.