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“If I know better, I do better to move forward.”
That was the message Congressman Pete Stauber brought Monday about local, state and federal concerns to a round table discussion at the Northome City Hall.
While nearly hunted to extinction in the early twentieth century, the gray wolf population is now thriving. In fact, a 2018 survey performed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources put Minnesota's gray wolf population at 2,655 wolves, a twenty-five percent increase from 2017 and well above the state's minimum goal of 1,600.
The opioid crisis, and rural healthcare are topics that are impacting us here in the Northland. On Monday, Rep. Pete Stauber was in the Northland speaking with officials about these topics.
Stauber was joined by Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky.
Matt Crescenzo’s business in Scandia is only about 40 miles from downtown Minneapolis, but his internet service is painfully slow. His calls drop and he sometimes needs to reboot his modem several times a day. It also costs nearly $300 a month. For a company that builds and designs automated machinery, internet is crucial for everyday operations.
Twin Metals Minnesota has scored another key victory in its quest to develop a copper-nickel mine near Ely.
Earlier this week, the federal government renewed mineral leases that were taken away by the Obama Administration in late-2016 and reinstated less than two years later by the Trump Administration.
Minnesota’s legendary Iron Range is blessed with the largest deposits of iron ore in North America. Generations of workers in northern Minnesota have mined and upgraded over a billion tons of high-grade iron ore pellets, which are used across this great nation to make the iron and steel products that underpin both our national and economic security.
Agriculture leaders from the region attended a roundtable discussion with 8th District Rep. Pete Stauber R-Duluth, March 19 at M-State in Wadena.
The congressman took this opportunity to open a free form dialogue with area farmers about the prevalent issues in the region.
Rep. Pete Stauber seemed to go against President Donald Trump on Tuesday by pledging to protect federal benefit programs "for those who need it most," he said.
Stauber, R-Hermantown, made his statement one day after the White House released President Donald Trump's new budget, which detailed $1.9 trillion worth of cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
DULUTH, Minn. – Congressman Pete Stauber stopped in Duluth this weekend to visit a local manufacturing facility.
Representative Stauber says Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District has every form of transportation from rail to air.
Stauber got a chance to meet some transportation workers this weekend.
While we are on opposite sides of the aisle in Congress, we want many of the same things for our neighbors, including timely and affordable health care, safer communities or brighter futures for our children. Sometimes, we just have different ideas on how to get there.