Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Oct 24, 2013 In The News
Two of the area’s top Washington lawmakers say they are relieved that Congress Oct. 16 passed a measure to avert a threatened U.S. default and reopen the federal government.
“Like everyone in America, I’m relieved,” said 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan.
Oct 24, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, and other Minnesota congressmen celebrated a rare display of bipartisanship Wednesday with the passage of an $8.2 billion House bill crafting the next decade’s worth of water projects.

Along with mapping out plans for dams, harbors and river navigation, the legislation puts into place a plan to combat the spread of invasive carp to Minnesota waters.

Oct 21, 2013 In The News

Business people and city councilors are making a new push for a change to truck traffic in downtown Duluth. They said Friday that logging trucks are posing a safety risk and tearing up the roads.

Oct 4, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Eighth District U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan says the “Problem Solvers Caucus” he belongs to, which is comprised of other Democrats and also Republicans, has the antidote to a dysfunctional Congress.

Sep 20, 2013 In The News

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Sep 12, 2013 In The News

Everywhere she goes these days, Nancy Pelosi hears the skepticism. It rains down on her at fundraisers from Boston to Albuquerque, among her fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill and back home in San Francisco, where the antiwar spirit of the 1960s still blankets the city like the summer fog.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News
Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.), an ardent opponent of a military strike on Syria, says new figures shed light on just how expensive it would be.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to give President Obama authority to use military force in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack.