Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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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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Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s Executive Order signed today, which would sabotage Americans’ health care by undermining the Affordable Care Act.

 

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Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

 

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today lauded a Minnesota community-based opioid treatment model in submitted testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health’s "Member Day." The model program is being undertaken by CHI-St. Gabriel’s & Morrison County Prescription Drug Abuse Project.

 

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Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

"The President’s decision to pursue this futile and seemingly endless 17-year war in Afghanistan is deeply disappointing and disturbing. If there is one Trump campaign promise the American people agree with, it’s putting a stop to endless wars of choice that are costing us so much precious American blood and treasury – and reinvesting those resources in America and our people.

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Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today secured $6 million for the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to research unmanned ground vehicles.

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Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Nolan’s amendment adds $2 million dollars to Lung Cancer Research under the Defense Health Program.

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, founding Co-Chair of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, championed a successful amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill to increase lung cancer research funding for the Defense Health Program from $12 million to $14 million.

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Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Citing severe foot injuries among his own friends and family after swimming in zebra mussel infested Pelican Lake near Brainerd, Nolan drew his colleagues’ attention to the looming danger of invasive species. In Minnesota, zebra mussels are a significant health and safety hazard that threaten sport and commercial fishing, kill loons and other native wildlife, and damage Minnesota’s tourism industry.

The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act to increase funding for the U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ Aquatic Nuisance Control Program by nearly 50%.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with three amendments from Congressman Rick Nolan. In addition to his amendment passed on Thursday to reaffirm the connection between a strong U.S. iron ore and steel industry and our nation security, the House passed two additional amendments from Nolan on Friday:

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed Congressman Rick Nolan’s bipartisan amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to reaffirm that a strong domestic iron ore and steel industry is vital to our national security. The NDAA as amended is expected to come up for final passage on Friday.

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