Press Releases

August 25, 2019 Press Release

CAMBRIDGE, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that he will hold an agriculture town hall in Morrison County to hear from farmers and constituents about the issues that matter to them the most.

August 22, 2019 Press Release

ELY, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) attended and spoke at a ceremony celebrating the Project Labor Agreement signed between Twin Metals Mining and the Iron Range Building and Construction Trades Council, which will guarantee that Minnesota’s workers will be hired to construct the mine and other facilities. 

August 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced bipartisan legislation to help families with disabled dependents better afford necessary services and quality care. The Family Care Act (H.R. 4095) expands the Child Tax Credit for families with permanently or totally disabled dependents over the age of 16.

July 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) introduced the Helping Communities Invest in Infrastructure Act, legislation that will help rural communities access infrastructure financing.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted to ensure Minnesota’s workers don’t lose the benefits they worked hard to earn over a lifetime. H.R.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the House of Representatives with Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) support, overwhelmingly voted to repeal a major provision of Obamacare. H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act would repeal the Cadillac Tax, a 40 percent penalty on high-value employer sponsored health insurance plans.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) Clarifying the Small Business Runway Extension Act (H.R. 2345), which will ensure the immediate implementation of the Small Business Runway Extension Act.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) amendment creating more opportunities for non-coastal shipyards such as Fraser Shipyards in Superior, WI passed out of the House as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020. It will now head to the Senate for consideration.

July 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) testified on how the United States Forest Service’s (USFS) arbitrary decision to move the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) reservation system from the lottery system to a first-come, first-serve basis dev

June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) along with U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has awarded Itasca County $190,000  for the hiring of an economic recovery coordinator to help boost economic development in the county.