Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jul 3, 2018 Press Release

“Lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected the immigration bill after Republican leaders failed to convince 113 members of their own party, a single Democrat, and the American people. The simple truth is, the GOP needs to stop trying to fix this bill with a handful of leaders behind closed doors in a back room somewhere.

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Jul 3, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s plastic and microplastic reduction amendment was approved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday. The measure expresses the sense of Congress that there is great need to move ahead with legislation to tackle the devastating effects plastics and microplastics are having on the Great Lakes and the world’s oceans.

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Jun 20, 2018 Press Release
"Putting young children in cages is not border protection. It is child abuse, and it is time to put a stop to it."

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Condemning the Administration’s policy of forcibly separating children from their parents at border crossings as “abusive, unnecessary and un-American,” U.S. Rep.

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today marked the celebration and release of the brand new Voyageurs National Park quarter by the U.S. Mint. The quarter is the third America the Beautiful Quarters® coin minted in 2018 and the 43rd released as a part of the series.

Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Congressman Rick Nolan today announced that the Duluth Sky Harbor airport will be the recipient of a $2,440,000 discretionary grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to construct runway 14/32.

Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Today, the House of Representatives passed U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan’s bipartisan amendment expressing the sense of Congress that the construction of a new lock at the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan is vital to our national economy, national security, and national need for new critical infrastructure.

Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] The U.S. House of Representatives today passed Congressman Rick Nolan’s bipartisan North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act (H.R. 1026). The measure revises the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail - extending it to the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and modifying the route in northeastern Minnesota. Specifically this legislation:

Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] The U.S. House of Representatives today passed Congressman Rick Nolan’s bipartisan amendment adding $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Aquatic Nuisance Control Program. The measure doubles the funds available for the program to $2 million for 2019.

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Two key amendments and several major initiatives by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan were included in the Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) A young Bemidji man joined U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan for a busy day of Capitol Hill meetings and hearings as a part of the 7th Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.

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