Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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May 4, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today reintroduced his bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education (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.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today lauded the House passage of a FY2017 funding bill that secures funding for essential services and prevents a government shutdown:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today questioned a panel of United States airline industry executives, including United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, on the state of consumer protection practices within the airline industry.

Apr 24, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined his Problem Solvers Caucus colleagues in stating their intention to support an FY17 spending bill, avoiding a government shutdown, if it is a clean bill without any ideological riders. A FY2017 spending bill is expected to be brought to the House for a vote this week.

Apr 20, 2017 Press Release
Expressing some concern, Nolan also requested clarification on what trade-related “concessions” President Trump planned to make with China.

After championing successful efforts to end illegal steel dumping with tariffs and taxes as high as 500%, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan expressed his cautious support for President Trump’s latest executive order to direct the Commerce Department to investigate whether steel imports to the United States should be prohibited on national security grounds.

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today called on leaders of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and Aviation Subcommittee to hold a hearing to investigate the state of consumer protection practices within the airline industry.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to launch an airstrike against Syria:

Mar 30, 2017 Press Release
Nolan spearheaded the effort to create this caucus in 2015 after his youngest daughter was diagnosed with Non-Smoking Stage 4 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. LoBiondo has long been involved in raising lung cancer awareness following the deaths of his wife’s parents to the disease.

U.S. Reps Rick Nolan (D-MN) and Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) today announced the reestablishment of their bipartisan Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus. Nolan spearheaded the effort to create the caucus after his youngest daughter, Katherine Nolan-Bensen, was diagnosed with Non-Smoking Stage 4 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

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Mar 29, 2017 Press Release
Nolan’s “No Government – No Pay” Act would prohibit future Congresses from being paid during federal government shutdowns.

[WASHINGTON D.C.] With only a month left for Congress to negotiate a budget and avoid another federal government shutdown, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today reintroduced his ‘No Government, No Pay’ Act of 2017 requiring lawmakers to join the ranks of hundreds of thousands of public employees who would not be paid if and when the government ceases operations.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement regarding the postponement of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposed by President Trump and Republicans in Congress:

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