Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with three amendments from Congressman Rick Nolan. In addition to his amendment passed on Thursday to reaffirm the connection between a strong U.S. iron ore and steel industry and our nation security, the House passed two additional amendments from Nolan on Friday:

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed Congressman Rick Nolan’s bipartisan amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to reaffirm that a strong domestic iron ore and steel industry is vital to our national security. The NDAA as amended is expected to come up for final passage on Friday.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) to double down on their efforts to combat the expansion of zebra mussels that have contaminated waters in Minnesota and across the United States in addition to following up on his 2014 mandate for the Army Corps to focus on aquatic invasive species.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release
Nolan recruited his Republican colleague, Congressman David Joyce of Ohio, to join the caucus and explore policy solutions to address climate change

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined the Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus, personally recruiting Republican Congressman David Joyce of Ohio to join the caucus with him.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced the Railroad Yardmaster Protection Act of 2017 to ensure coverage for Yardmasters in the rail industry under the Hours of Service Act.

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
Nolan’s amendments included creating a consumer rights one-pager and raising the funding authorization level for the Small Community Air Service Development Program.

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan successfully moved two amendments supporting consumers and rural airports during Tuesday’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup of legislation to reauthorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Nolan’s amendments will be included in the final legislation that will be debated on the House floor.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Scenic Rivers Health Services CEO Michael Holmes of Cook, Minnesota testified at a congressional hearing on Friday regarding extending health center funding.

[WASHINGTON D.C.] U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan led the full Minnesota Delegation of the U.S. House of Representatives in a letter today pledging support for the community health center (CHC) program and extending its primary funding stream. 

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Legislation will help more students gain knowledge, skills to succeed in the workforce

Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation cosponsored and championed by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

After testifying before the International Trade Commission (ITC) in May, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today lauded the ITC’s decision today to heed his call to place duties of up to 209% on foreign steel rebar. 

In its final affirmative determination on the petition, the ITC agreed to duties on Japanese rebar totaling 209% and Turkish steel totaling 24%.