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In another positive sign for Minnesota’s Iron Range, the parent company of United Taconite has started production at its new $75 million Mustang “superflux” pellet plant in Forbes, Minn.
U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan is not happy with the way the Federal government is operating. In fact, he's so concerned that he's drafted a "Restore Democracy Bill" in Congress.
His concerns with Congress revolve around the process of getting bills passed.
BRAINERD, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., talked about the firing of FBI director James Comey as well as the Obamacare repeal bill Thursday in Brainerd as he continued a series of town hall meetings.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., urged the formation of an independent commission to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 election Wednesday.
Just a couple hours before the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, and replace it with the Republican-favored American Health Care Act, a vociferous group gathered in front of the Duluth Labor Temple to rail against the bill.
Health care, war, mining and the environment, welfare, trade, infrastructure and more were passionately addressed topics during Congressman Rick Nolan’s visit to Mora.
Democracy requires time and participation. The hundreds who took valuable time to participate in our seven Northern Minnesota listening sessions over the Easter recess proved that point. I get my best ideas from the folks I represent, and I’m grateful to all who showed up and spoke out.
With Washington hurtling toward another terribly costly, unnecessary and disastrous federal shutdown, I have a proposition for my congressional colleagues: no government, no pay. Government by crisis management is no way to run a country. It’s time for Congress to take responsibility for the consequences of failing to pass the federal budget on time by foregoing their own salaries.
Congressman Rick Nolan held a listening session and encouraged questions and concerns from his constituents April 18 at the Chisago County Government Center,
“Quite frankly, I get my best ideas from my constituents that I’m privileged to represent,” Nolan said.
An estimated 300 people turned out for the Science March Brainerd Lakes Saturday, a satellite march of the March for Science in Washington, D.C.