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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.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump moved on Thursday against China and other exporters of cheap steel into the U.S. market, launching a federal investigation to determine whether foreign-made steel threatens American steelmakers and national security.
As Congress nears the end of its break, and the Minnesota Legislature has just a few weeks left in its session, The Journal asked our area lawmakers to think about happier times, such as when the ice would leave Rainy Lake.
President Donald Trump launched an investigation Thursday into foreign steel entering the U.S. markets, and whether the practice threatens national security, opening the door for new tariffs.
ELY – More than 60 Ely-area residents packed a classroom at Vermilion Community College last week to meet with U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan in a lively town hall meeting that went for nearly two hours.