Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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May 19, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today the reintroduction of his Restore Democracy legislation (H.Res. 343), a seven-point blueprint to address the public’s widespread dissatisfaction with our campaign system and Congress’s ineffectiveness.

May 18, 2017 Press Release
The 2017 winner is Arnold Kingbird, a Junior at Cass Lake Bena High School

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced that Arnold Kingbird, a Junior at Cass Lake Bena High School, is the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District. Arnold’s artwork is titled “Modern Northwest Coast Designs.”

May 18, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today testified before the International Trade Commission (ITC) to urge them to make a final affirmative determination on a petition to place duties of up to 209% on foreign steel rebar. 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement regarding the House passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), also known as “TrumpCare”:

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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.

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