In a speech from the House Floor during debate on H.R.3080, the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), Rep. Nolan praised the bipartisan nature of the bill, and urged its passage by the House.
Due to the government shutdown, Rep. Nolan was unable to attend a forum sponsored by Men As Peacemakers, a group working to end sex trafficking in Minnesota, so he sent the following video message.
In a one minute speech on the House Floor, Rep. Nolan urged the Speaker to put aside political gridlock and get to work balancing the budget, ending the sequester, and rebuilding America.
"I urge this body to set aside the folly of these SNAP cuts and recognize the right of every human being to good, nutritious meals, regardless of how little money you make, or how young or old you are, or where you live."
Rep. Nolan spoke on the House Floor about our desperate need to start rebuilding America by reinvesting in our middle class, starting by raising the minimum wage and rebuilding our infrastructure to generate good-paying jobs and creating opportunity and success for everyone by going after unfair tax and trade policy.