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HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber issued an invitation to high school students who reside in Minnesota’s Eighth District to enter the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. Every year, Congress holds an art competition to highlight talented young artists throughout the nation. The winner from each Congressional district will have their artwork displayed in the United States Capitol for the following year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s third State of the Union Address.
“Tonight, we heard an optimistic speech from President Trump and his message to the nation was clear: we are in the midst of a great American comeback.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted no on both articles of impeachment. He released the following statement after the vote:
“Today is a sad day for our nation. After months of digging and ignoring the most pressing issues facing this nation, the majority in the House has voted to reverse the 2016 Presidential election.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement today regarding his decision to donate his congressional salary to the Domestic Abuse Intervention Program in Duluth, Minnesota during the partial government shutdown:
Congressman Pete Stauber will donate his salary during the ongoing federal government shutdown to the Domestic Abuse Intervention Program in Duluth.
"I strongly believe it isn't right for members of Congress to be paid while parts of the federal government remain shut down and thousands of federal workers are furloughed," Stauber said in a news release on Monday. "Rather than asking for my pay to be withheld and sending it straight back to the federal government, (my wife) Jodi and I have decided to give this money to those who need it most."