Press Releases

May 25, 2019 Press Release

VIRGINIA, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) attended the funeral service and burial of Radioman Third Class Dante Sylvester Tini, who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor. His remains were recently returned to his native Virginia after being listed as missing in action for 77 years.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) will host a House Small Business Committee field hearing titled Small Businesses and their Limitations without Reliable Access to Rural Broadband on Thursday, May 30th in Scandia, Minnesota.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced the City of Biwabik will receive $118,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development for the repair of water and wastewater infrastructure.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) recognized National Police Week by meeting with law enforcement, families of fallen corrections officers, and by speaking on the House floor to honor the men and women who keep America’s communities safe. As a police officer of 23 years, this week holds special meaning for Congressman Stauber.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the following statements after the Department of Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Mineral Management Joe Balash signed the Twin Metals Hardrock Mineral Leases, moving Twin Metals a step closer to offering a mine plan of operation.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced the Falls International-Einarson Field will receive $14 million in grant money from the Department of Transportation to fund a runway extension and runway safety area.

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May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement regarding Vice President Mike Pence’s meeting with farmers at R&J Johnson Farms and tour of the Gerdau Ameristeel in Minnesota.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a Natural Resources Subcommittee Hearing on Energy and Mineral Resources, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voiced his concern over a piece of legislation that would dismantle the hardrock mining industry. As a guest of the committee, Stauber had the chance to question expert witnesses on the potential impact of this legislation.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During National Small Business Week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) questioned Jerry Kortesmaki, owner of London Road Rental Center in Duluth, during a Small Business Committee hearing titled “Honoring the Nation’s Small Business Heroes.” The purpose of this hearing was to highlight small businesses across the country and hear both the successes an

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced Charis Blacklock, a senior at Moose Lake High School, as the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. The winning entry, titled “Birds Nest,” is a water color portrait of a girl with a wreath of branches around her head.

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