Press Releases

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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