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July 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced the Healthy Forests for Hunters Act, legislation to boost forest management for the benefit of hunting and recreating on our public lands.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) expressed his strong opposition to the Fiscal Year 2022 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Spending bill which is being led by House Democrats and contains a policy rider authored by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) that would halt permitting for critical minerals, including taconite, copper, nickel, cobalt, plati

June 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a House Natural Resources Committee Hearing, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) questioned Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on this Administration’s misguided stance on domestic critical mineral mining and demanded to know why President Biden broke his campaign promise to America’s miners.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) along with Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01), and Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (MN-07) sent a letter to President Biden to express their serious concerns over his proposed “Conserving 30 Percent of America’s Land and Waters by 2030” initiative, otherwise known as 30x30.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) aviation safety legislation titled the Notice to Airmen Improvement Act passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. This is Stauber’s first bill to pass the House in the 117th Congress.

June 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, during a full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup on Speaker Pelosi’s purely partisan surface transportation legislation, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led several commonsense amendments including one to combat the tragic practice of child labor.

June 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) reintroduced the bipartisan Securing America’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Act, legislation that will require American agencies to purchase drugs made in the United States and help end dependence on unreliable nations like China for the pharmaceuticals needed to save American lives.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN -- Today, Congressman Stauber (MN-08) announced that Barnum High School Freshman Ivy Polecheck has won first place in the Congressional Art Competition hosted by his office. Judges chose Polecheck’s painting, “Relief from the Storm,” as the winner out of more than 20 entries from talented students across Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During National Police Week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led a bipartisan group of Representatives in introducing the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act, which will ensure labor rights to all public safety officers.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement after President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time.


In The News

December 3, 2020 In The News

When Northeastern Minnesota re-elected me to Congress last month, I reaffirmed my commitment to serving all my constituents, whether they voted for me or not. I stand by this promise. We find ourselves in unprecedented times, and our nation is calling for its leaders to find bipartisan solutions to help every American.

October 15, 2020 In The News

Mining trucks, utility trucks, ice-breakers, and fellow bunchers drive the economy. And leaders from those industries are constantly working to make sure they stay competitive.

Congressman Pete Stauber wanted to hear what's happening on the ground, so he can continue to advocate for them out in D.C.

August 4, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber (R-8th District) visited with directors of local adult care programs and area state legislators Monday to hear how the programs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what Congress can do to help.

Stauber hosted the listening session, titled “Caring for Our Aging Community,” outdoors at the All Veterans Memorial in Park Rapids.

July 27, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Hermantown, received the Champion for Healthy Seniors Award from the Partnership to Fight Chronic Diseases. Stauber was chosen to receive this award based on his leadership in lowering the cost of prescription drugs and protecting in-home treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 25, 2020 In The News

On Monday, July 27th, Ivanka Trump, advisor to the president will visit Duluth and Bloomington.  According to a White House official, she will be joined by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and Congressman Pete Stauber for a visit to a local manufacturing facility where the company is expected to sign the Pledge to America’s Workers.

July 20, 2020 In The News

Language in a federal environmental funding bill takes aim at the controversial copper-nickel mine proposed for the same watershed as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and could also impact any future expansion plans for iron ore mines that straddle the watershed’s border.

July 17, 2020 In The News

After walking in Ely’s July 4 Patriotic March, Congressman Pete Stauber returned to Washington D.C. to fight the good fight. He’s had his hands full as of late.

July 16, 2020 In The News

U.S. Congressman Pete Stauber (R - District 8) paid Isle a visit last week on Thursday and lent his ear to local input by business owners concerning the Mille Lacs Lake fishery and the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses.

July 15, 2020 In The News

When Bob Neuenschwander opened Border Bob’s — known as the last building in the U.S. — 42-years ago, the draw was location, location, location, he told Congressman Pete Stauber Friday.

May 12, 2020 In The News

BLACKDUCK -- Congressman Pete Stauber of Minnesota’s 8th District visited Anderson Fabrics factory on Tuesday to personally thank the management and employees for their critical work in the manufacture and distribution of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.