In The News

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.

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.