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Washington D.C (NNCNOW.com) – In a 412 to 4 vote, the U.S. House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act or WRRDA, a bill aimed at allowing Great Lakes ships to take on more cargo and protecting Minnesota waterways from the threat of invasive species.
Congressman Nolan added an amendment that was included in the final version of the WRRDA.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rick Nolan was annoyed again, clutching a letter he had written to powerful members of House and Senate appropriations committees on his official congressional stationary. The letter, highlighted with yellow marker, underscored the decrepit conditions of a Bureau of Indian Affairs school in his district.
… requiring all American steel
Steelworkers surrounded U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week when the Democrat announced a bill requiring that virtually all energy pipelines in the U.S. be built with 100 percent American steel. All of the 8th Congressional District, including Duluth, may as well have joined in with the cheering.
Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan tapped into his exporting background during his April 22 visit to Next Innovations, Ltd., Walker,
Nolan was on a four-day “Make It in America” tour during Congrees’ Easter hiatus, with several stops in northern Minnesota.
Eveleth, Minn. (NNCNOW.com) -- Congressmen Rick Nolan stood beside steelworkers in Eveleth on Thursday to announce a legislative initiative he says will help steel production and iron mining in the United States.
"It requires that 100 percent of US steel to be used in all American Pipelines," said Rep. Rick Nolan (D)-8th District, Minn.
Watch my interview with Duluth Public Television's Almanac North show, with hosts Dennis Anderson and Julie Zenner.
Northern Minnesota’s premier event for neck-craning got even loftier Friday, when the Duluth Air and Aviation Expo added to an already packed bill. Congressman Rick Nolan was on hand at Airshow headquarters in Duluth to announce the additions of a “Heritage Flight” as well as “The Journey to Tomorrow,” an educational exhibit from NASA.