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March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) sent a letter to President Biden, requesting that he follow through on his recently issued “America’s Supply Chains” Executive Order by empowering Minnesota’s miners to safely extract the abundance of critical minerals located in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.

March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, prior to voting against the Democrats’ partisan policing bill (H.R. 1280), Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) gave a speech on the House Floor detailing why his JUSTICE Act is a better alternative to police reform and how the Democrats’ bill would only make communities less safe.

March 1, 2021 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than in four million in grant money to airports across Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District for costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, and sanitization.

February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement prior to House consideration of the 1.9 trillion-dollar stimulus package containing Democrats’ far-left priorities, an overwhelming majority of which are unrelated to mitigating the impact of COVID. Of this legislation, Congressman Stauber stated:

February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted against the passage of H.R. 803, a massive federal lands package that permanently locks up millions of acres needed for mineral development and increases federal control over rural communities, lands, and waters.

Of this legislation, Congressman Stauber stated:

February 24, 2021 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has allocated more than $10 million in funds between all five tribes in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District to help with the development and operation of low-income housing.

February 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) reintroduced the Notice to Airmen Improvement Act, legislation that will improve aviation safety by requiring clearer safety notifications to pilots. Stauber introduced this legislation last Congress, and it passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support.

February 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (R-MN) announced his appointment as Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. Stauber was appointed to this position by the Republican leader of the House Natural Resources Committee, Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR).

February 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Pete Stauber joined members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for a full markup of the transportation-related provisions included in Biden’s partisan, nearly 2 trillion-dollar COVID package.

February 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) helped advance the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (H.R. 447), legislation that will expand our nation’s workforce by investing more than $3.5 billion over a five year period to increase access to registered apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeships.

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In The News

February 3, 2020 In The News

CLOQUET, MN -- Mahaila Houle will be in the U.S. House of Representatives chambers Tuesday attending President Trump's third State of the Union Address as a guest of Rep. Pete Stauber (R - MN 8th).

Houle, a member of the Fond du Lac Band, is an apprentice of Operating Engineers Local 49 and has worked on notable projects including Superior Street and the Essentia expansion project.

January 31, 2020 In The News

The debate over copper nickel mining in Minnesota continues to grow. And supporters came together on Friday in Virginia.

Congressman Pete Stauber hosted the gathering at the Carpenters Union Hall. "We are on the cusp of doing great things. Stay in the fight," he said.

January 30, 2020 In The News

Congressman Pete Stauber, R-Duluth, joined many of his colleagues at the White House Wednesday, Jan. 29, as President Donald trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement into law.

Issues:
January 23, 2020 In The News

A unique opportunity today to sign a piece of Enbridge's line 3 pipeline.

It was part of the "safest way" tour.

Along with allowing community members to sign part of the pipeline on their stop in Duluth today they also updated the community on Enbridge's efforts to replace the line 3 pipeline.

The line runs from Alberta to Superior carrying crude oil.

January 23, 2020 In The News

Congressman Pete Stauber and the Support Within Reach Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted a public forum on sex trafficking and exploitation Thursday morning at Itasca Community College.

The event featured different law enforcement agencies, advocacy groups, and Stauber as panelists. All of them have personally seen the trafficking and exploitation of innocent victims.

January 6, 2020 In The News

– Jessica Smith’s story is woven into the fabric of centuries of trauma faced by Indigenous women. She stood before a theater of people Monday and told of the trafficking and abuse she faced — and how she found a way out.

January 3, 2020 In The News

DULUTH, MN -- A Duluth home that helps mothers-in-need wants to open their doors to more women and their babies.

However, the Star of the North Maternity home needs money to make that happen.

Friday, they got a visit from a local lawmaker who wants to lend a hand.

The facility, which runs solely off donations just opened last June.

January 3, 2020 In The News

DULUTH, MN -- Northland lawmakers are reacting to the news that an airstrike conducted by American forces killed Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.

The deaths Soleimani and associates drew immediate cries for revenge from Tehran and a chorus of appeals from other countries for reduced tensions between Iran and the United States.

December 12, 2019 In The News

Nearly 30 million Americans have some type of diabetes. In Minnesota, about 466,638 people, or 10.5 percent of the adult population, face the considerate health risks that come with the disease in addition to paying about $300 for a vial of insulin here.

November 19, 2019 In The News

Stauber spent a half hour with the News Tribune Editorial Board this month. Sure, there were digs at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, former President Barack Obama, and other Democrats. But Stauber spent far more time plugging political cooperation that’s sadly too rare in our nation’s capital.

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