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November 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) helped advance the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, legislation that will expand our nation’s workforce by investing more than $3.5 billion to increase access to registered apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeships.

November 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last August, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced legislation that would fund better training for police officers, increase the number of body cameras, and fund important grants to police departments that help with community policing.

November 18, 2020 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, following Governor Walz’s announcement regarding new restrictions on bars, restaurants, and gyms, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led his colleagues, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) and Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) in sending a letter to the Governor, urging him to distribute unallocated federal funds to the businesses his new restrictions will impact.

November 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in sending a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to request that unallocated funds from the Provider Relief Fund be delivered to senior living facilities for testing and personal protective equipment.

November 12, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) issued the following statement after the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued state permits necessary for construction on the Line 3 replacement project.

October 29, 2020 Press Release

MINNESOTA – After tireless advocacy from Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) on behalf of Minnesota’s hunters, farmers, and ranchers, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) under the Trump Administration announced the final rule to delist the gray wolf in the lower 48 states today.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

MORRISON COUNTY, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue in announcing a $3 million ReConnect Grant to help deploy high-speed internet in Morrison County, Minnesota.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Pete Stauber (MN-08), Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) led members of the Minnesota congressional delegation in a letter to U.S.

October 19, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – With rifle season only 19 days away, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that Minnesota is receiving $546,535 from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to research and combat chronic wasting disease (CWD).

October 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi brought forward a $2.2 trillion stimulus package containing countless partisan provisions, many of which are unrelated to COVID-19 relief:


In The News

October 15, 2020 In The News

Mining trucks, utility trucks, ice-breakers, and fellow bunchers drive the economy. And leaders from those industries are constantly working to make sure they stay competitive.

Congressman Pete Stauber wanted to hear what's happening on the ground, so he can continue to advocate for them out in D.C.

August 4, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber (R-8th District) visited with directors of local adult care programs and area state legislators Monday to hear how the programs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what Congress can do to help.

Stauber hosted the listening session, titled “Caring for Our Aging Community,” outdoors at the All Veterans Memorial in Park Rapids.

July 27, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Hermantown, received the Champion for Healthy Seniors Award from the Partnership to Fight Chronic Diseases. Stauber was chosen to receive this award based on his leadership in lowering the cost of prescription drugs and protecting in-home treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 25, 2020 In The News

On Monday, July 27th, Ivanka Trump, advisor to the president will visit Duluth and Bloomington.  According to a White House official, she will be joined by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and Congressman Pete Stauber for a visit to a local manufacturing facility where the company is expected to sign the Pledge to America’s Workers.

July 20, 2020 In The News

Language in a federal environmental funding bill takes aim at the controversial copper-nickel mine proposed for the same watershed as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and could also impact any future expansion plans for iron ore mines that straddle the watershed’s border.

July 17, 2020 In The News

After walking in Ely’s July 4 Patriotic March, Congressman Pete Stauber returned to Washington D.C. to fight the good fight. He’s had his hands full as of late.

July 16, 2020 In The News

U.S. Congressman Pete Stauber (R - District 8) paid Isle a visit last week on Thursday and lent his ear to local input by business owners concerning the Mille Lacs Lake fishery and the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses.

July 15, 2020 In The News

When Bob Neuenschwander opened Border Bob’s — known as the last building in the U.S. — 42-years ago, the draw was location, location, location, he told Congressman Pete Stauber Friday.

May 12, 2020 In The News

BLACKDUCK -- Congressman Pete Stauber of Minnesota’s 8th District visited Anderson Fabrics factory on Tuesday to personally thank the management and employees for their critical work in the manufacture and distribution of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 8, 2020 In The News

With the Minnesota fishing opener set for this weekend, Congressman Pete Stauber, R-Duluth, hosted a conference call Friday, May 8, with officials and small business owners as part of a push to reopen aspects of the Minnesota economy and relax some restrictions amid COVID-19.