Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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May 28, 2013 Press Release

DULUTH, MN - U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan (MN-08) is announcing the locations of “Congress Comes to You” meetings his staff will operate throughout the Eighth Congressional District in June.

May 15, 2013 Press Release
The bill would require the FAA to speed up proposed reforms to its certification process. If passed, the legislation would require the FAA to have the proposed new rules and processes up and running before the end of 2015.

By: Peter Passi

May 2, 2013 Press Release

Community response is widespread and urgent to address the needs of the community and workers displaced by the reconfiguration and downsizing of the Boise Inc. paper mill in International Falls.

Apr 30, 2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 29 2013
Contact Steve Johnson at 202-570-5440 or

DULUTH, MN—The U.S. Department of Transportation has formally obligated $16 million in funds to the Duluth Transit Authority for construction of the Twin Ports Multi-Modal Transportation Center, Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan announced today.

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release
Students from 8th Congressional District Encouraged to Participate

(DULUTH, MN) —Congressman Rick Nolan, in partnership with the Duluth Art Institute, is inviting high school students from across Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District to participate in the 2013 Annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning artist and a companion will be flown to Washington, D.C. for the unveiling.

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Bill expands Tribal court authority to prosecute nonnative men accused of crimes on Indian reservations

(WASHINGTON DC) . . .199 Democrats and 87 Republicans joined today to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, sending the strong version already passed by the U.S. Senate to President Obama for signature by a vote of 286-138.

Jan 30, 2013 Press Release

(DULUTH, MN) . . . Former State Rep. Tom Rukavina and four other natives of Duluth and the Iron Range have joined U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s staff, the 8th District Minnesota Congressman announced today.