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November 30, 2020 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) issued the final permit necessary for construction on the Line 3 replacement project to begin.

November 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) helped advance the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, legislation that will expand our nation’s workforce by investing more than $3.5 billion to increase access to registered apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeships.

November 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last August, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) introduced legislation that would fund better training for police officers, increase the number of body cameras, and fund important grants to police departments that help with community policing.

November 18, 2020 Press Release

MINNESOTA – Today, following Governor Walz’s announcement regarding new restrictions on bars, restaurants, and gyms, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) led his colleagues, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) and Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) in sending a letter to the Governor, urging him to distribute unallocated federal funds to the businesses his new restrictions will impact.

November 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in sending a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to request that unallocated funds from the Provider Relief Fund be delivered to senior living facilities for testing and personal protective equipment.

November 12, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) issued the following statement after the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued state permits necessary for construction on the Line 3 replacement project.

October 29, 2020 Press Release

MINNESOTA – After tireless advocacy from Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) on behalf of Minnesota’s hunters, farmers, and ranchers, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) under the Trump Administration announced the final rule to delist the gray wolf in the lower 48 states today.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

MORRISON COUNTY, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) joined United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue in announcing a $3 million ReConnect Grant to help deploy high-speed internet in Morrison County, Minnesota.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Pete Stauber (MN-08), Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) led members of the Minnesota congressional delegation in a letter to U.S.

October 19, 2020 Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – With rifle season only 19 days away, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that Minnesota is receiving $546,535 from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to research and combat chronic wasting disease (CWD).


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.