Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan led the full Minnesota Delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives in a letter today pledging support for the community health center (CHC) program and extending its primary funding stream. 

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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation cosponsored and championed by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

After testifying before the International Trade Commission (ITC) in May, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today lauded the ITC’s decision today to heed his call to place duties of up to 209% on foreign steel rebar. 

In its final affirmative determination on the petition, the ITC agreed to duties on Japanese rebar totaling 209% and Turkish steel totaling 24%.

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today reintroduced his Fair COLA for Seniors Act legislation (H.R.2896) with the backing of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, one of the nation's leading advocacy groups fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare.

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today questioned U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on the Trump Administration and Congress’ push to privatize our Nation’s air traffic control system.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

FORBES — Jeff Kayfes was sitting in a bucket seat, hands on dual joysticks, trying to line up his unloading machine with a cog on a rail car full of limestone and dolomite.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

Two years ago, the United Taconite (UTAC) mine and processing plant were idled, along with about 50 percent of its Iron Range peers. A year later, a plan to re-start the UTAC facilities was unveiled. Today, the Eveleth mine and Forbes mill are bustling with activity.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

FORBES — United Taconite is no longer a one-pellet plant.

While it’s true that only one pellet can be made at a time, employees there now make an iron ore pellet and the Mustang superflux pellet.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

The audience numbered in the hundreds as people gathered in Evergreen Cemetery Monday to honor the lives of fallen soldiers for Memorial Day.

There was no rain, but the sky was overcast, giving a muted light to the wooden scaffold where the speakers addressed the crowd.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

CASS LAKE -- U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan recently announced that Arnold Kingbird, a junior at Cass Lake Bena High School, is the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.

Kingbird’s artwork is titled “Modern Northwest Coast Designs.”