Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Sep 3, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Sunday that he is opposed to U.S. military intervention in Syria.

Aug 31, 2013 In The News

DULUTH — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., Friday renewed his call to President Obama and congressional leaders of both parties to seek the approval of Congress first before any military action against Syria is started.

Aug 27, 2013 In The News

ST. PAUL — A proposed westerly route for the relocation of Highway 53 because of a United Taconite mining expansion was like an invasion of ants at a picnic.

No one — not the general public; not business owners; not local, state and federal elected officials — wanted it.

Aug 26, 2013 In The News
U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill to strengthen federal laws against child sex trafficking, a proposal that has broad bipartisan support and will be considered after members of Congress return from an August recess.
Earlier this week, the FBI announced the rescue of more than 100 sexually exploited children as a result of a nationwide sweep of sex traffickers.
Aug 26, 2013 In The News
Editor’s Note: This is a letter sent by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to the Head Start director at Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency Inc.
Dear Skip (Ferris),
Aug 21, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Ely Municipal Airport will receive $250,000 in improvement funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration, 8th District U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., has announced.

Aug 20, 2013 In The News
The Minnesota House Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs on Monday heard Brainerd area residents sound off on Minnesota’s economy and what should be done to attract good-paying jobs.
Comments from the group of 20 business people, labor supporters and other interested parties centered around early childhood education and unsuccessful legislative attempts to raise the mini
Aug 11, 2013 In The News

The Great Lakes are dying, slowly but surely, from decades of toxic industrial and agricultural waste, invasive species, overall neglect, and now, from the ongoing budget stalemate in Congress.