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Legislation based on a Duluth veterans organization’s work was introduced in the U.S. House on Tuesday.
In a move that should help bolster U.S. steelmakers and the Minnesota taconite iron ore mines that supply them, the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday called for steep tariffs on all steel shipments coming into the U.S.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the steel tariffs along with a duty on aluminum imports.
The bipartisan Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act, which calls for a “comprehensive study on women and lung cancer,” was introduced in the House this week. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-New Jersey) and Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minnesota) introduced the legislation, while Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Virginia) and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oregon) joined them as original cosponsors.
A dog park is in the works for the city of Crosslake, and the mayor gave her stamp of approval for its proposed location.
Rep. Rick Nolan, D-MN, ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee’s General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, recently introduced the Crop Insurance Modernization Act of 2018.
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, along with U.S. Representative Rick Nolan, have sent President Trump a letter urging him to crack down on foreign steel dumping.
This comes days after the U.S. Department of Commerce announced they finished their investigation into the impacts of foreign steel on or economy.
A group of Pine County residents who successfully fought to change state law affecting Medicaid payments and their estates now is trying to do the same thing in Washington.
As a retired federal employee, I recently had to change my health insurance dependents, and add my wife, as she lost her individual coverage. It turned out to be a very complicated issue with several federal agencies involved. I was unable to get the cooperation I needed to resolve the problem, until I contacted Congressman Rick Nolan.