Press Releases

October 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order on Wednesday, declaring a National Emergency to expand the domestic mining industry, support mining jobs, alleviate unnecessary permitting delays, and reduce our nation’s reliance on China for critical minerals.

September 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) first markup as a Member of the Natural Resources Committee, he strongly opposed H.R. 5598, a bill authored by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), that would kill high-wage mining jobs in his district.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) signed a discharge petition to force Speaker Pelosi to bring H.R. 8265, the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act to the House Floor for a vote.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, during consideration of Speaker Pelosi’s partisan Green New Deal legislation (H.R. 4447), Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced two commonsense amendments to reduce reliance on unreliable foreign nations and horrific child labor for America’s energy needs and create more opportunities for the American worker.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after the House voted to pass Savanna’s Act and the Not Invisible Act. Congressman Stauber cosponsored and continuously fought for the passage of both bipartisan bills as they will both address the high rates of violence faced by Native American women.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led a bipartisan letter with Congressman Peter Welch (VT-At Large), requesting that the Department of Treasury allow state and local funds available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to be used for permanent broadband infrastructure in rural America.

August 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Last Saturday, 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.

August 19, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after the Walz Administration’s Department of Commerce announced their plan to appeal state utility regulators’ decision earlier this year to approve Line 3.

August 18, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) received the prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his support of pro-growth policies in 2019. The award was presented virtually by representatives of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce here in Minnesota in coordination with the Hermantown Chamber of Commerce.

August 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced the Last Mile Act in a bipartisan effort to bring quick and reliable broadband to rural small businesses.

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