Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement regarding the Republican tax plan, H.R.1, which gives enormous tax breaks to the super-rich and big corporations while raising taxes on middle-class Minnesota families.

 

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced a bill, “The Airline Consumer Bill of Rights Act,” which would require United States airlines to provide their passengers with a simple, one-page “bill of rights,” as the European Union already offers. Currently, United States airline passengers have to comb through 37,000 pages of contract text to find their rights and airline policies.

 

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Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced the beginning of his “Ask Rick Anything” series, a weekly video series in which he answers questions that constituents have posted online. Each week, constituents are invited to comment, tweet, or post their questions for Rep. Nolan on Facebook and Twitter along with the hashtag #AskRickAnything. In each video, Rep.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement regarding Republican legislation that cuts Medicare and critical Public Health programs in order to pay for Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP) and Community Health Care Centers:

 

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Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, Co-Chair of the Lung Cancer Caucus, today spoke out for more lung cancer awareness and research funding at Life & Breath (LAB) Lung Cancer Rally and Die-In held in front of the United States Capitol.

 

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Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced a bipartisan bill to combat animal fighting in United States territories. Though animal fighting has been prohibited in the United States for a decade, loopholes remain that create doubt as to whether animal fighting prohibitions exist in the United States territories.

Oct 23, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Rep. Tim Walz, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today met with local military Veterans from the International Falls and Koochiching County area to discuss issues with the implementation of Veterans Choice and the future of VA Community Care.

Oct 19, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced his support for a bill which seeks to restore the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) ability to combat the opioid crisis.

 

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Oct 17, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement on Ms. Rom and Mr. Carron’s comments in the October 12, 2017 New York Times article, In Northern Minnesota, Two Economies Square Off: Mining vs. Wilderness:

 

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

“Instead of helping out hardworking Americans, President Trump is doing the exact opposite – cutting off payments that help American families pay for their health care.

 

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