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May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted for Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010), of which he is a cosponsor. This legislation will tailor the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to ensure it will better meet the needs of businesses across Minnesota and the nation that are facing different obstacles and circumstances.

May 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced the COVID-19 Dependent Care Flexible Spending Arrangement Rollover Act of 2020 to prevent parents across the nation from losing money saved for childcare because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 21, 2020 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08), Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) sent a letter to Governor Walz requesting that he work with the state legislature to ensure federal funds that were provided by the bipartisan CARES Act are quickly and equitably distributed to local governments across greater Minnesota.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted NO on H.R. 6800, a three trillion-dollar, 1,800 page stimulus package containing Speaker Pelosi’s wishlist of provisions, many of which are unrelated to COVID-relief. Following his vote, Stauber stated:

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) voted NO on H. Res. 965, the Proxy Voting Scheme. Stauber made the following statement after the resolution was passed:

May 13, 2020 Press Release

Minnesota - Representatives Pete Stauber (MN-08), Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) issued the following statement ahead of Governor Walz’s pending announcement on the status of Minnesota’s current stay-at-home order:

May 11, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Ahead of Minnesota’s Fishing Opener, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) hosted a public conference call to hear from Minnesotans concerned about the impact that Governor Walz’s Stay at Home Executive Order has on their outdoor recreation traditions, livelihoods, and Northern Minnesota’s economy.

May 6, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler in announcing that the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission has been selected to receive a Brownfields Assessment Coalition Grant worth $600,000.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – As Americans face pharmaceutical and medical supply shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) has responded to this crisis by introducing bipartisan legislation that will require federal agencies to purchase drugs made in the United States.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a light on the dangers of reliance on foreign supply chains for critical minerals, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced legislation that will incentivize American manufacturers to purchase domestically sourced critical minerals.


In The News

July 2, 2019 In The News

“If I know better, I do better to move forward.”

That was the message Congressman Pete Stauber brought Monday about local, state and federal concerns to a round table discussion at the Northome City Hall.

July 1, 2019 In The News

While nearly hunted to extinction in the early twentieth century, the gray wolf population is now thriving. In fact, a 2018 survey performed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources put Minnesota's gray wolf population at 2,655 wolves, a twenty-five percent increase from 2017 and well above the state's minimum goal of 1,600.

June 17, 2019 In The News

The opioid crisis, and rural healthcare are topics that are impacting us here in the Northland. On Monday, Rep. Pete Stauber was in the Northland speaking with officials about these topics.

Stauber was joined by Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky.

May 31, 2019 In The News

Matt Crescenzo’s business in Scandia is only about 40 miles from downtown Minneapolis, but his internet service is painfully slow. His calls drop and he sometimes needs to reboot his modem several times a day. It also costs nearly $300 a month. For a company that builds and designs automated machinery, internet is crucial for everyday operations.

May 17, 2019 In The News

Twin Metals Minnesota has scored another key victory in its quest to develop a copper-nickel mine near Ely.

Earlier this week, the federal government renewed mineral leases that were taken away by the Obama Administration in late-2016 and reinstated less than two years later by the Trump Administration.

May 10, 2019 In The News

Minnesota’s legendary Iron Range is blessed with the largest deposits of iron ore in North America. Generations of workers in northern Minnesota have mined and upgraded over a billion tons of high-grade iron ore pellets, which are used across this great nation to make the iron and steel products that underpin both our national and economic security.

March 20, 2019 In The News

Agriculture leaders from the region attended a roundtable discussion with 8th District Rep. Pete Stauber R-Duluth, March 19 at M-State in Wadena.

The congressman took this opportunity to open a free form dialogue with area farmers about the prevalent issues in the region.

March 12, 2019 In The News

Rep. Pete Stauber seemed to go against President Donald Trump on Tuesday by pledging to protect federal benefit programs "for those who need it most," he said.

Stauber, R-Hermantown, made his statement one day after the White House released President Donald Trump's new budget, which detailed $1.9 trillion worth of cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

March 9, 2019 In The News

DULUTH, Minn. – Congressman Pete Stauber stopped in Duluth this weekend to visit a local manufacturing facility.

Representative Stauber says Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District has every form of transportation from rail to air.

Stauber got a chance to meet some transportation workers this weekend.

February 1, 2019 In The News

While we are on opposite sides of the aisle in Congress, we want many of the same things for our neighbors, including timely and affordable health care, safer communities or brighter futures for our children. Sometimes, we just have different ideas on how to get there.