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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

December 11, 2018 Press Release

(Courtesy of the Congressional Western Caucus) 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Congressional Western Caucus commended the EPA's official repeal of WOTUS:

December 10, 2018 Press Release
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that they will reduce funding for Minnesota’s reinsurance program by approximately $100 million for the 2019 plan year

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and Representatives Tom Emmer, Collin Peterson, Rick Nolan and Betty McCollum urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reinstate full funding for Minnesota’s reinsurance program.

November 14, 2018 Press Release
Following Emmer's letter, CMS issues 1115 waiver guidance to increase access to mental illness treatment across the U.S.


October 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and Representative Tom Emmer’s legislation to rename the federal courthouse in Minneapolis after Judge Diana Murphy, the first woman to serve on the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has passed in both the Senate and House of Representatives. The bill now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

October 3, 2018 Press Release
In his first move as Co-Chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, Emmer introduced groundbreaking legislation to support emerging technologies

WASHINGTON, DC - Blockchain industry groups are voicing their support for Congressman Tom Emmer's (MN-06) trio of bills to support these new and promising technologies.

October 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that the Bureau of Justice Assistance, under the U.S. Department of Justice, has awarded the Wright County Drug Court Program $498,716 to continue to provide rehabilitation services for Minnesotans struggling with substance use disorder.