Press Releases

July 10, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after he discovered the Fiscal Year 2021 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Spending Bill, which came from Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s (MN-04) Subcommittee, contains a policy rider which seeks to ban not only new mines, but future operations in existing iron ore mines within the Ra

July 9, 2020 Press Release
This appointment comes a day before Congressman Stauber’s visit to International Falls to discuss the economic setbacks caused by the U.S.-Canadian border closing to non-essential travel.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced his appointment to serve on the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group, which was created to exchange information and promote better understanding between U.S. and Canadian legislators on common programs and concerns.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) made the following statements after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued the Notice of Intent to start the environmental review process for Twin Metals’ proposed mineral lease and mine plan of operations.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) used a procedural move called a Motion to Recommit to bring the JUSTICE Act to the House Floor for consideration. House Democrats voted down his motion, instead voting to pass their purely partisan bill that would make American communities less safe.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement following Governor Walz’s announcement regarding the release of $841 million in CARES funds to Greater Minnesota.

June 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after partisan politics prevented the JUSTICE Act from moving to the Senate Floor for debate. Congressman Stauber is the lead on the JUSTICE Act in the House of Representatives, while Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is the lead in the Senate.

June 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, during a full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup on Chairman DeFazio’s partisan surface transportation legislation, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led several commonsense amendments to reduce duplicative regulations, combat child labor, and secure America’s supply chain.

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June 19, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Last night, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) sent a letter to Governor Walz, demanding that he work with state legislative leaders to provide Greater Minnesota with their share of federal funds allocated by the CARES Act over twelve weeks ago. While Minneapolis and St.

June 18, 2020 Press Release
The JUSTICE Act will help to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve by enacting reforms that create transparency and accountability within police departments nationwide.

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08), a former law enforcement officer of over twenty years, announced the introduction of his police reform legislation titled the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act.

June 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order regarding policing in America.

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