Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Modeled after Minnesota, the measure would limit how far states can go in recovering Medicaid costs from an estate after the death of a recipient.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – A 2016 Minnesota law that, in certain circumstances, limits how far the state can go in attempting to recover Medicaid costs from an estate after the death of a recipient would expand to cover the entire nation under legislation introduced today by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan.

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s plastic and micro-plastic reduction amendment was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today as a part of the Save Our Seas Act. The Save Our Seas Act is designed to modernize and strengthen our Nation’s ability to research and combat marine debris.

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Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today applauded the bipartisan passage of his Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act (CTE) for the 21st Century Act. The legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, helping more Americans enter the workforce with the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs.

Jul 19, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Members of Congress and candidates for Congress would be prohibited from participating in any and all fundraising activities while Congress is in session under the “Go to Washington, Go to Work Act of 2018” introduced today by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN-08) and U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08).

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan released the following statement today on the President’s joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin:

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Jul 10, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan released the following statement today on the President’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court:

Jul 6, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] Congressman Rick Nolan today applauded Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to resign his office after months of allegations, scandals and controversies surrounding Pruitt’s ethics and management of the agency.

Jul 5, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Congressman Rick Nolan today announced that the Fond du Lac Lake Superior Band of Chippewa will be the recipient of a $744, 929 discretionary grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation via the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TIPSF).

Jul 3, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Chisholm natives Minnesota State Senator David Tomassoni and his granddaughter Davinia Gangl, the 2018 Congressional Art Competition winner in Minnesota’s 8th District, joined U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week for a busy fun filled day on Capitol Hill.

Jul 3, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] The U.S. House of Representatives today passed Congressman Rick Nolan’s bipartisan amendment adding $6 million for lung cancer research programs at the Department of Defense. The measure restores research funding levels from $14 million back to the original $20 million figure Congress approved in 2009.

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