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February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) in introducing the Trillion Trees Act. This legislation sets the goal of planting a trillion trees by 2050, helping to naturally sequester carbon at a cost-effective and faster rate.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that the United States Department of Transportation has allocated a $10,500,000 grant to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority for the rehabilitation of the Duluth port.

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February 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (R-MN-08) and Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-NV-03) introduced the bipartisan Small Business Child Care Investment Act, which would grant non-profit child care providers access to the same types of Small Business Administration (SBA) loans available to for-profit businesses.

February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) participated in a House Natural Resources Committee hearing to voice his strong opposition to H.R. 5598, a bill authored by Congresswoman Betty McCollum, that would kill high-wage mining jobs in northern Minnesota.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

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.

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February 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that he has invited his constituent and member of a local trade union, Mahaila Houle, to attend the 2020 State of the Union as his guest. Mahaila is currently employed helping to expand a local hospital, but the job is temporary, and she is eager to begin construction on the Line 3 replacement project.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined many of his colleagues at the White House as the President signed the historic U.S. – Mexico – Canada (USMCA) trade agreement into law. Stauber made the following statement after the signing.

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January 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) efforts to work with the Trump Administration to repeal the harmful Obama-era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule paid off today as the EPA introduced a new rule which redefines what streams and wetlands are regulated by the Clean Water Act. Stauber made the below statement after this announcement.

January 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) helped Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduce H.R. 5611, the Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act. This legislation would direct states to establish comprehensive guidelines for schools on the treatment of youth sports concussions and help inform students on the signs, symptoms, and risks of concussions.

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January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) responded to legislation introduced by Twin Cities-based members of Congress who seek to kill high-wage jobs in northern Minnesota.

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February 5, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Minnesota’s congressional delegation, as well as its tourism and mining communities, split sharply Wednesday over Rep. Betty McCollum’s bill to ban mining on more than 234,000 acres of federally owned wilderness near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness along the state’s northeastern edge.

February 4, 2020 In The News

Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Rep. Pete Stauber (R-Minn.) were both hoping to hear President Trump outline a plan for rising healthcare costs in Tuesday's State of the Union address. 

Duluth Mayor Emily Larson was Smith's guest for the speech. 

February 3, 2020 In The News

CLOQUET, MN -- Mahaila Houle will be in the U.S. House of Representatives chambers Tuesday attending President Trump's third State of the Union Address as a guest of Rep. Pete Stauber (R - MN 8th).

Houle, a member of the Fond du Lac Band, is an apprentice of Operating Engineers Local 49 and has worked on notable projects including Superior Street and the Essentia expansion project.

January 31, 2020 In The News

The debate over copper nickel mining in Minnesota continues to grow. And supporters came together on Friday in Virginia.

Congressman Pete Stauber hosted the gathering at the Carpenters Union Hall. "We are on the cusp of doing great things. Stay in the fight," he said.

January 30, 2020 In The News

Congressman Pete Stauber, R-Duluth, joined many of his colleagues at the White House Wednesday, Jan. 29, as President Donald trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement into law.

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January 23, 2020 In The News

Congressman Pete Stauber and the Support Within Reach Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted a public forum on sex trafficking and exploitation Thursday morning at Itasca Community College.

The event featured different law enforcement agencies, advocacy groups, and Stauber as panelists. All of them have personally seen the trafficking and exploitation of innocent victims.

January 23, 2020 In The News

A unique opportunity today to sign a piece of Enbridge's line 3 pipeline.

It was part of the "safest way" tour.

Along with allowing community members to sign part of the pipeline on their stop in Duluth today they also updated the community on Enbridge's efforts to replace the line 3 pipeline.

The line runs from Alberta to Superior carrying crude oil.

January 6, 2020 In The News

– Jessica Smith’s story is woven into the fabric of centuries of trauma faced by Indigenous women. She stood before a theater of people Monday and told of the trafficking and abuse she faced — and how she found a way out.

January 3, 2020 In The News

DULUTH, MN -- A Duluth home that helps mothers-in-need wants to open their doors to more women and their babies.

However, the Star of the North Maternity home needs money to make that happen.

Friday, they got a visit from a local lawmaker who wants to lend a hand.

The facility, which runs solely off donations just opened last June.

January 3, 2020 In The News

DULUTH, MN -- Northland lawmakers are reacting to the news that an airstrike conducted by American forces killed Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.

The deaths Soleimani and associates drew immediate cries for revenge from Tehran and a chorus of appeals from other countries for reduced tensions between Iran and the United States.

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