Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and 22 original cosponsors introduced the Debt-Free College Act of 2018 today. The measure would boost access to higher education across the country by allowing eligible students to attend 2-year and 4-year public institutions without taking out loans and leaving them in debt after graduation.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep Rick Nolan today introduced legislation, H.R. 5152, to fund positive psychology “reconditioning” programs that help veterans lead healthier and happier lives. The three-month reconditioning model was developed by 23rd Veteran, a Minnesota nonprofit whose mission is to help Veterans readjust to civilian life and combat PTSD and related conditions. Rep.

Jan 24, 2018 Press Release
Nolan and Colleagues Urge Trade Representative to Fight for Strong Labor Standards During NAFTA Renegotiations

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined 183 Members of Congress in calling on the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to end the outsourcing of good paying American jobs. Specifically, the Members of Congress urge Lighthizer – the U.S.

Jan 23, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today voted in favor of the Continuing budget Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government until February 8th, 2018. The House passed the CR by a bipartisan vote of 266-150.


Rep. Nolan released the following statement regarding his vote in favor:


Jan 19, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep Rick Nolan, Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee’s General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, today introduced legislation to expand access to crop insurance and advance land conservation. Rep.

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep Rick Nolan today called on the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to continue using the Ely Municipal Airport as an arrival port for fire-fighting C-130 aircrafts.


Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep Rick Nolan this week called on President Donald Trump and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to provide military Veterans with their long-overdue Veteran’s Identification Cards.


Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] Rep Rick Nolan today voted “no” on the conference report of the Republican tax bill that punishes America’s middle class.

Dec 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.] With significant cuts to Medicare providers looming under the pending Republican Tax Bill, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced legislation (H.Res.659) intended to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from any cuts in any bill, joint resolution, amendment, or conference report considered by the House. Rep.