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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

August 3, 2017 Press Release

Otsego, MN – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) attended Minnesota Farmfest to participate in a listening session hosted by House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conway. The purpose of this listening session was to hear firsthand the different perspectives and concerns of Minnesota’s farmers and agriculture industry in regards to the next Farm Bill. 

August 3, 2017 Press Release

Otsego, MN – Yesterday, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) held an “Addressing the Skills Gap Summit” with educators, business owners and community leaders to discuss potential solutions to the skills gap crisis facing Minnesota, and the nation as a whole. 

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C.Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) reintroduced the Advancing and Promoting Programming (APP) Act. This introduction is in conjunction with the launch of the Congressional App Challenge, which kicked off today and both members are participating in.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

(Courtesy of the Congressional Western Caucus) 

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) testified before the House Natural Resources Committee regarding his discussion draft on the United States Forest Service (USFS)’s pending withdrawal application in Northern Minnesota.

July 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) and Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) today announced that their offices will be participating in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. Emmer, Lewis and Congressman Paulsen are the only members from the Minnesota delegation who currently plan to participate in this challenge.

July 24, 2017 Press Release
The National Science Foundation award of $4,999,656 will address first-year retention and the transition of community college students to a four-year university

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken, and Representative Tom Emmer today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant to St. Cloud State University to recruit, retain, and support students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) cosponsored the Championing Apprenticeships for New Careers and Employees in Technology (CHANCE in Tech) Act.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) participated in, and Co-Chaired, a Terrorism and Illicit Finance (TIF) Subcommittee hearing entitled “Managing Terrorism Financing Risk in Remittances and Money Transfers.”