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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

August 12, 2016 Press Release
Respond to reports released from the Inspector General and Office of Medical Inspector on St. Cloud VA Health Care System

Mankato, MN – Today, Representative Tim Walz (D-MN) and Representative Tom Emmer (R-MN), provided an update regarding the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. After hearing from multiple whistleblowers about the St. Cloud VA, Rep. Walz, along with Rep.

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August 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) and Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, today announced that with the President’s signature, legislation to name the Collegeville Post Office after Minnesota’s own Senator Eugene McCarthy has been signed into law.

July 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Tom Emmer, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Buffalo Municipal Airport a grant of $180,000 for infrastructure improvements.

July 21, 2016 Press Release
In May, Minnesota lawmakers sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary Foxx highlighting the importance of access to growing Asian markets for Minnesota businesses and travelers and urging Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider Delta Air Lines’ application for service between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and MSP Today, DOT announced it will grant the application for nonstop service between Haneda Airport and MSP

WASHINGTON, DC – Following efforts from the Minnesota congressional delegation, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced it will grant nonstop service between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).

July 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) today announced that he will be participating in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge.

July 18, 2016 Press Release
McCarthy, who passed away in 2005, represented Minnesota in the U.S. House and Senate for over 20 years; St. John’s, where McCarthy attended and taught, is also home to the McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement

WASHINGTON, DC – Following an effort from U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and Representative Tom Emmer, legislation to rename the post office at St. John’s University in memory of Senator Eugene McCarthy passed the Senate.

July 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced today that he will be holding two town halls during the month of August. The first event for the month will be held in Washington County and the second will be held in Benton County.

June 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced today that he will host his second town hall of the year in Andover, Minnesota on June 30th.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced today that he will host his first town hall of the year in Big Lake on June 17th.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Emmer’s second piece of legislation passed off the House Floor. unanimously. This bill would designate the Post Office at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota as the “Eugene J. McCarthy Post Office.”

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