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April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced the Accessing America’s Critical Minerals Act, legislation that brings commonsense reforms to the permitting process for critical mineral projects on federal lands in Minnesota’s Eighth District, and nationwide.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement upon learning that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released $80 million in federal funds for the expansion of state veterans homes in Preston, Montevideo, and Bemidji (which is partially located in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District).

March 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) recently introduced new legislation to help prevent the implementation of disastrous economic shutdowns like those imposed unilaterally by Governor Walz and other leaders as a response to COVID.

March 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced Congressman Pete Stauber’s (MN-08) aviation safety legislation, the Notice to Airmen Improvement Act, which requires clearer safety notifications to pilots.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted against H.R. 6 and H.R. 1603, two bills that will provide amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants, further incentivizing illegal immigration and spurring more dangerous activity along the southern border.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, outlining his concerns over the majority’s dismissal of his multiple efforts to address child slave labor and human right’s abuses abroad.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted against H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446, two Democrat-led bills that would make it increasingly harder for law-abiding citizens to exercise their Second Amendment rights and do nothing to prevent criminals from accessing firearms.  

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after voting against the $1.9 trillion stimulus package. Of this legislation, Congressman Stauber stated:


In The News

May 8, 2020 In The News

With the Minnesota fishing opener set for this weekend, Congressman Pete Stauber, R-Duluth, hosted a conference call Friday, May 8, with officials and small business owners as part of a push to reopen aspects of the Minnesota economy and relax some restrictions amid COVID-19.

May 6, 2020 In The News

A total of $600,000 in brownfields grants was awarded to aid in the cleanup of priority sites in Northeastern Minnesota on Wednesday.

The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission based in Duluth was the recipient of the funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which announced the news along with Rep. Pete Stauber.

April 29, 2020 In The News

A bill introduced Tuesday by Representative Pete Stauber would help end America's reliance on foreign minerals.

The "Securing America's Critical Minerals Supply Chain Act" would give incentives to American manufacturers to purchase domestically sourced minerals.

April 27, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber didn’t have all the answers when he met online with his peers in the Hermantown business community Wednesday.

But for the roughly 45 members who took part in the Zoom video conferencing meeting, Stauber’s presence seemed enough.

April 12, 2020 In The News

While Americans may struggle to wrap their minds around the multi-trillion coronavirus relief packages coming out of Washington, D.C., the emphasis of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act is small — as in, small businesses and their vital place at the heart of the U.S. economy.

March 14, 2020 In The News

Minnesota Eighth District U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber voted in favor of legislation Saturday to help address the coronavirus spread. Only one member of the state’s congressional delegation went against the bill.

February 21, 2020 In The News

Special education has been underfunded by the federal government for many years, according to educators, causing school districts across the nation to subsidize it through their general funds. The Duluth School Board met with U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber on Thursday to discuss the district’s unique situation.

February 5, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Minnesota’s congressional delegation, as well as its tourism and mining communities, split sharply Wednesday over Rep. Betty McCollum’s bill to ban mining on more than 234,000 acres of federally owned wilderness near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness along the state’s northeastern edge.

February 4, 2020 In The News

Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Rep. Pete Stauber (R-Minn.) were both hoping to hear President Trump outline a plan for rising healthcare costs in Tuesday's State of the Union address. 

Duluth Mayor Emily Larson was Smith's guest for the speech.