Press Releases

April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted for the Paycheck Protection Program and Healthcare Enhancement Act to provide an additional $484 billion in relief to support small businesses, hospitals, and increased testing.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after the $350 billion of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program has been depleted as more than 1.6 million small businesses have sought funds.

April 14, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber announced over $27 million in funding to assist airports throughout Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 14, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the below statement following the news that Cleveland-Cliffs has temporarily halted operations at Northshore Mining.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Following multiple requests made by Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08), Governor Walz today issued an executive order to give Minnesota’s law enforcement officers, first responders, and firefighters access to critical COVID-19 premise information.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined local law enforcement officers, first responders, firefighters, and state legislators on a conference call to discuss their shared concern over lack of critical premise information amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the absence of this information has resulted in the rapid depletion of Personal Protective Equipmen

April 4, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has allocated more than $3 million in funding between all five tribes in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that Minnesota’s small businesses impacted by coronavirus are now able to apply for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program. The loans provided by the Paycheck Protection Program can be forgiven if used for payroll, mortgage, rent, and utilities.

March 31, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) helped pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, legislation that will provide relief to American families, small businesses, and hospitals. Stauber made the following statement after the bill’s passage.

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