[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today urged the Secretaries of Defense and the Army to restore full funding for the Minnesota Army National Guard’s Military Funeral Honors Program.
Nolan’s office helps residents of Minnesota's 8th District who are having trouble with federal agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.
In honor of National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day, September 29th, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan saluted the thousands of brave men and women who have served our Nation and doubled down on his commitment to continue serving our military Veterans when they return home.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan this week introduced H.RES 913, legislation to declare the commitment of Congress to our nation’s students through support of a federal, publically-funded Universal School Meal & Nutrition Program that benefits all students and generations to come.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today voted for legislation to keep the Federal government funded through December 9, 2016 while decrying Congress’s “governing by crisis management” culture of repeated short-term stopgap funding bills.
Citing $300 million per year for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and several other successful Nolan initiatives for Minnesota’s Eighth District included in the bill, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today voted in favor of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today released the following statement on his vote to override the veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act:
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed U.S. Rep Rick Nolan’s bill, H.R. 6014, with unanimous support to reduce unnecessary cost burdens on State and Local governments and their airports from the Federal Government when conducting airport improvement and expansion projects.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today announced the annual cisco bait fish harvest at the Prairie Portage would be allowed to proceed this year, following recent confirmation from Superior National Forest Supervisor Connie Cummins.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan released the following statement in regard to today’s vote:
This week U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan was awarded the Golden Triangle Award by the National Farmers Union for his “outstanding leadership” on issues affecting family farmers and rural America. Nolan’s selection was based on his exemplary voting record and work on matters important to Farmers Union members.