Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Apr 30, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan has introduced legislation to boost the IRS federal reimbursement rates for charitable drivers from 14 cents to 54.5 cents per mile, equalizing the charitable rate with the rate allowed for business travel. The measure has already been endorsed by the Minnesota Transportation Alliance, and the Seven County Senior Federation based in Mora.

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release
FAA Reauthorization measure also includes Nolan amendment to fully fund Small Community Air Service Development Program.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The 5-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill (H.R.4), $4.35 billion per year to the FAA for infrastructure and technology improvements, passed today by the House included two bipartisan amendments from U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Associate Professor of French Studies Dana Lindaman Ph.D. was Rep. Rick Nolan’s guest to the President of France, Emmanuel Macron’s, address to Joint Congress.

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Opening a new front in the battle against opioid addiction and abuse, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released draft legislation that would ban direct-to-consumer (DTC) pharmaceutical company advertising of opioid drugs and opioid receptor antagonists (which are prescribed to treat the side effects of opioids).

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release
Drafted in secret, behind closed doors, the GOP measure would drastically undermine the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – which 46 million low-income and disabled Americans - along with thousands of military Veterans and military families - count on to fend off hunger and malnutrition

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep Rick Nolan, Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee’s General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, today called on Republican leaders to halt their partisan attacks on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) vital to some 46 million Americans.

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release
Bill would help put the finishing touches on a unified 4,600-mile national hiking trail system from North Dakota to New England and the East Coast

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The House Natural Resources Committee today unanimously passed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s bipartisan bill (H.R. 1026) to incorporate the more than 400 miles of Superior Hiking Trail, Border Route Trail and the Kekekabic Trail into the North Country National Scenic Trail.

Apr 4, 2018 Press Release
High school students from 8th Congressional District are encouraged to attend this April 17th event in Arden Hills to learn more about the requirements to attend one of our Nation’s military academies.

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan encourages students from the Eighth Congressional District interested in applying for a nomination to a Military Service Academy to attend a special U.S. Military Academy information night on Tuesday, April 17 from 6:30 – 8:30pm at the Mounds View High School Auditorium. Address: 1900 Lake Valentine Road, Arden Hills, MN 55112

Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and 22 original cosponsors introduced the Debt-Free College Act of 2018 today. The measure would boost access to higher education across the country by allowing eligible students to attend 2-year and 4-year public institutions without taking out loans and leaving them in debt after graduation.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep Rick Nolan today introduced legislation, H.R. 5152, to fund positive psychology “reconditioning” programs that help veterans lead healthier and happier lives. The three-month reconditioning model was developed by 23rd Veteran, a Minnesota nonprofit whose mission is to help Veterans readjust to civilian life and combat PTSD and related conditions. Rep.

Jan 24, 2018 Press Release
Nolan and Colleagues Urge Trade Representative to Fight for Strong Labor Standards During NAFTA Renegotiations

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined 183 Members of Congress in calling on the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to end the outsourcing of good paying American jobs. Specifically, the Members of Congress urge Lighthizer – the U.S.