Our office offers a number of services of assistance to residents. Find more information on available services or how to place a request for assistance below.
Learn more about the Artistic Discovery Contest open to all high school students that live in our Congressional District. You may also fill out an entry form to send to our office.
Please complete this online form to request a Congressional Commendation from the Representative.
Purchase U.S. flags through our office. You may also request the flags purchased through our office be flown over the Capitol.
Resources for people seeking information on or assistance applying for Federal Grants.
Information and instruction for people seeking an internship in either the Washington DC or a district office.
Information and instruction for people seeking nomination to a U.S. Military Academy. You may also fill out a form requesting a military academy nomination. One of the great privileges that I have as a Member of Congress is the opportunity to nominate outstanding students from the 8th Congressional District of Minnesota to the United States Service Academies. Earning acceptance into one of these academies provides the opportunity to serve our country while receiving a world-class education. The academy selection process is extremely competitive. Academies consider scholastic achievements, involvement in school and community activities, leadership potential, achievements and athletic accomplishments during in this process. I encourage you to contact my office if you are interested applying to a United States Service Academy and meet the criteria outlined below. Students are encouraged to begin considering attendance at an academy as early as freshman or sophomore year in high school so that appropriate coursework and activities are undertaken. Minimum requirements for nomination: • Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 22 (or 17 and 24 for the Merchant Marine Academy) as of July 1 of the year the applicant would enter the academy. • Applicants must be unmarried. • Applicants must not be pregnant or have a legal obligation to support children or other dependents. • Applicants must be U.S. citizens. If you are an 8th Congressional District resident and intend to seek a Congressional nomination from my office, I encourage you to call my office for an application. A complete application packet must include: • Application form • Three (3) letters of recommendation, signed and dated with address of individual • A high school transcript (mailed directly from your high school) or a college transcript if applicable. • SAT and/or ACT scores (photocopies are acceptable) • One page essay (typed) about why you would like to attend a U.S. service academy • Photo
Please complete the online form receive a greeting from the President of the United States.
All tickets are provided to constituents on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the large number of visitors, please request them as early as possible in order to maximize your chances.