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Lawmakers ask GAO to probe central states fund finances
Article by David B. Brandolph Bloomberg BNA
Rep. Nolan continues his career-long fight against government corruption and waste by calling for an investigation into fraud and the poor management of major pension funds.
More jobs on Iron Range spur hope for economic recovery
Commentary by Rep. Nolan Mille Lacs County Times
Rep. Nolan bringing White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough to the Iron Range to see the devastation foreign steel dumping has had "changed everything" according to Cliffs Natural Resources President and CEO Laurenco Goncalves. After that visit Rep. Nolan has been able to fight for and win sharp increases in tariffs on foreign steel, which has increased orders for Minnesota iron ore, is putting more miners back to work, and is bringing big investments to the Iron Range.
House passes Nolan defense amendments promoting lung cancer research
Article by Mark Wasserbauer MNGEA
Rep. Nolan today boosted funding for the Department of Defense's (DoD) lung cancer research program by $2 million with his amendment to the DoD Appropriations bill. Rep. Nolan is an original co-Chair of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus and is fighting hard to end a disease that kills 1 in 4 cancer victims.
If the trans-Pacific partnership is going to happen, it's going to happen after the election
Article by Sam Brodey MinnPost
Rep. Rick Nolan is a vocal opponent of the trans-Pacific partnership, a deal that will put the mining and metals industry that is so crucial to the 8th district economy at a competitive disadvantage to international competition. He's fighting hard to ensure that when it goes to vote, it gets voted down.
Two war veterans receive long awaited recognition
Article by Mackenzie Scott KBJR
They served on the frontlines, but never got the recognition or benefits they deserved, until now. With the help of US Congressman Rick Nolan, two Northland veterans were awarded medals today for their service.
United Taconite to reopen in October
Article by John Myers DNT
"I'm very proud that our work on steel dumping is showing results, and I'm especially thankful these miners will be returning to work." Nolan
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