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Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, issued a statement applauding Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to resign his office after months of allegations, scandals and controversies surrounding Pruitt's ethics and management of the agency.
Condemning the Administration’s policy of forcibly separating children from their parents at border crossings as “abusive, unnecessary and un-American,” U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced that he will sign onto major new legislation to end the practice and speed the reunification of thousands of families that have been split apart.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - KARE 11 reached out to Minnesota's U.S. representatives and senators asking them to respond to the federal government's immigration policy leading to the separation of children from their parents at the southern border.
Here are the responses we've received:
Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.)
Hours before President Trump is scheduled to take the stage at Amsoil Arena in Duluth, Minneapolis attorney David Glaser will hit the road.
Let me assure those who have expressed concern over the future of my PolyMet Land Exchange bill that the measure is in good hands in the U.S. Senate under the leadership of Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, who are championing the bill by all means necessary.
DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - St. Louis County Commissioners are applauding the 4 million dollars in federal funding that was included in the Omnibus Spending Bill signed by the President last week.
The funds would be used to purchase 51 thousand acres of State School Trust Lands located within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Saying "it won't happen here" can no longer be an expectation when it comes to a school shooting, said Brainerd High School senior Thea Fisher Saturday at the March For Our Lives.
Several hundred people turned out in Gregory Park for the gathering in Brainerd.
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.