Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Aug 20, 2013 Press Release
Grant will fund construction of new taxiway
STAPLES, M.N. – The Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration have awarded $405,000 to the City of Staples, Congressman Rick Nolan announced today.
 
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Aug 19, 2013 Press Release
Grant will improve airport safety by replacing runway lighting and repairing sections of tarmac
ELY, MN. – Ely Municipal Airport will receive $250,000 in improvement funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration, Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan announced today.
 
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Aug 5, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A delegation of House members, including Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, arrived in Israel today to study issues critical to the U.S.-Israel relationship and international security.

Aug 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Minnesota’s 8th District Representative Rick Nolan and 187 other Members of the House Democratic Caucus sent the following letter to President Barack Obama following the consideration of the Amash-Conyers amendment, which would have restricted the operations of the National Security Agency.

Jul 30, 2013 Press Release
Letter notes potential cost of intervention as much as $1 billion per month

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A letter to the Administration today from U.S. Representative Rick Nolan and four other Members of Congress expressed shared concerns over the President’s recently announced plans to provide military assistance to Syria.

Jul 24, 2013 Press Release
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will fund numerous local projects through Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

TWO HARBORS, M.N. – Congressman Rick Nolan today announced a $906,000 grant for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) Division of Waters, now the Division of Ecological and Water Resources.

Jul 24, 2013 Press Release
Grant will provide over $400,000 in federal funding to the airport

BRAINERD, M.N. – Congressman Rick Nolan today announced a $400,000 Department of Transportation grant award for Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in Brainerd, MN.

The grant is coming through the Federal Aviation Administration and will provide for the acquisition of a snow removal carrier vehicle and plow.

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Jul 19, 2013 Press Release
Nolan cites vast new distances for travelers, impact on businesses, schools, shared emergency services. Calls further Westerly Route study “a waste of money.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.  - Pursuing the so-called westerly route option for relocating Highway 53 south of Virginia is a waste of scarce tax dollars that fails to meet the key legal requirement of being a ‘reasonable’ option, 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan told top Federal Highway Administration officials Thursday.

Jul 16, 2013 Press Release
“Small Airplane Revitalization Act” will generate jobs, encourage investment, and speed development of safer, more efficient light airplanes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed unanimously the bipartisan legislation sponsored by Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan to modernize and streamline the regulatory process for small aircraft manufacturers, including Cirrus Aircraft Corporation in Duluth, MN.

Jul 10, 2013 Press Release
“Small Aircraft Revitalization Act” would generate jobs, encourage investment, and speed development of safer, more efficient light airplanes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Transportation Committee has unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan to modernize and streamline the regulatory process for small Aircraft manufacturers including Cirrus Aircraft Corporation in Duluth, MN.

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