Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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May 21, 2014 In The News

Washington D.C ( – 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.

May 20, 2014 In The News
Some special interest groups want a far-reaching environmental impact statement done by the U.S. Forest Service on the effects of mining done in all of northern Minnesota, specifically in the Superior National Forest.
May 19, 2014 In The News

A forum in Duluth on Saturday focused on the issues facing women in the workplace.

May 12, 2014 In The News

– 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.

May 2, 2014 In The News

… 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.

May 1, 2014 In The News

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.

Apr 29, 2014 In The News

Eveleth, Minn. ( -- 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.

Apr 28, 2014 In The News

Watch my interview with Duluth Public Television's Almanac North show, with hosts Dennis Anderson and Julie Zenner.

Apr 28, 2014 In The News

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.