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July 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced the Healthy Forests for Hunters Act, legislation to boost forest management for the benefit of hunting and recreating on our public lands.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) expressed his strong opposition to the Fiscal Year 2022 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Spending bill which is being led by House Democrats and contains a policy rider authored by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) that would halt permitting for critical minerals, including taconite, copper, nickel, cobalt, plati

June 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a House Natural Resources Committee Hearing, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) questioned Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on this Administration’s misguided stance on domestic critical mineral mining and demanded to know why President Biden broke his campaign promise to America’s miners.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) along with Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01), and Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (MN-07) sent a letter to President Biden to express their serious concerns over his proposed “Conserving 30 Percent of America’s Land and Waters by 2030” initiative, otherwise known as 30x30.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) aviation safety legislation titled the Notice to Airmen Improvement Act passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. This is Stauber’s first bill to pass the House in the 117th Congress.

June 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, during a full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup on Speaker Pelosi’s purely partisan surface transportation legislation, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led several commonsense amendments including one to combat the tragic practice of child labor.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) reintroduced the bipartisan Securing America’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Act, legislation that will require American agencies to purchase drugs made in the United States and help end dependence on unreliable nations like China for the pharmaceuticals needed to save American lives.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN -- Today, Congressman Stauber (MN-08) announced that Barnum High School Freshman Ivy Polecheck has won first place in the Congressional Art Competition hosted by his office. Judges chose Polecheck’s painting, “Relief from the Storm,” as the winner out of more than 20 entries from talented students across Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During National Police Week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led a bipartisan group of Representatives in introducing the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act, which will ensure labor rights to all public safety officers.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time.


In The News

June 4, 2021 In The News

The 100 or so people who attended a roundtable with U.S. Congressman Pete Stauber CD-8, on Thursday went away with a homework assignment to get the word out about Highway 8 and its shortfalls.  They were told to contact state leaders. Correspond with federal transportation officials. Contact transportation commissioners. Make sure everybody knows what Highway 8 needs and why.

June 3, 2021 In The News

Congressman Pete Stauber visited the Brainerd Exchange Thursday, June 1, in an intimate session with supporters regarding gun rights and the Second Amendment.

May 31, 2021 In The News

178,622. That's how many migrants U.S. Customs and Border Protection encountered at the nation's southern border in April alone — the highest number on record in more than 20 years.

April 8, 2021 In The News

STAPLES, Minn.  With representatives from agriculture, construction, education, mining, hospitality, trucking and timber, there was no shortage of concern over the need for workers right now during a gathering Thursday, April 8, in central Minnesota.

April 7, 2021 In The News

Owner Mike Boomer said business is down 90% at his convenience store and gas station, his general manager of more than 10 years departed and he doesn't know where he'll find employees once the border finally reopens to more travelers.

March 15, 2021 In The News
March 3, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C -- K9 Luna, who was shot and killed during a standoff in Duluth Friday, was honored at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday.

Rep. Pete Stauber, who represents Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, gave a tribute to the late Duluth Police Department K9 on the House of Representatives floor.

February 22, 2021 In The News
January 25, 2021 In The News

The move comes as mining supporters fear — and environmental groups hope — that the Biden administration will reinstate moves made in the final days of the Obama administration that rescinded the leases of Twin Metals, a proposed underground copper-nickel mine in the same watershed as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and prompted study on a proposed 20-year ban on mining activit

December 3, 2020 In The News

When Northeastern Minnesota re-elected me to Congress last month, I reaffirmed my commitment to serving all my constituents, whether they voted for me or not. I stand by this promise. We find ourselves in unprecedented times, and our nation is calling for its leaders to find bipartisan solutions to help every American.