Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
Nolan’s amendments included creating a consumer rights one-pager and raising the funding authorization level for the Small Community Air Service Development Program.

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan successfully moved two amendments supporting consumers and rural airports during Tuesday’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup of legislation to reauthorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Nolan’s amendments will be included in the final legislation that will be debated on the House floor.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Scenic Rivers Health Services CEO Michael Holmes of Cook, Minnesota testified at a congressional hearing on Friday regarding extending health center funding.

[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
Legislation will help more students gain knowledge, skills to succeed in the workforce

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 1, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement:

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May 25, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today reintroduced his legislation to declare the commitment of Congress to our Nation’s students through support of a federal, publically-funded Universal School Meal & Nutrition Program that benefits all students and generations to come. The resolution was introduced on Thursday with 7 original cosponsors.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) revised score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), also known as “TrumpCare”:

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Following the overwhelming rejection of President Trump’s misguided FY2017 spending priorities and the bipartisan passage in Congress of a compromise FY2017 spending bill, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today responded to the release of President Trump’s full budget for FY2018.

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