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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

September 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Following the President’s announcement nominating Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis as the U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the below statement:

September 18, 2016 Press Release

Otsego, MN - Following the stabbing at Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota yesterday, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the following statement:

September 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Yesterday, the Minnesota delegation introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life of Jacob Wetterling and the efforts by Patty Wetterling and the Wetterling family for finding abducted children and supporting their families.

September 14, 2016 Press Release
In a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State Kerry and Secretary of Commerce Pritzker, Minnesota lawmakers highlight state’s innovative economy, welcoming community, and accomplishments in promoting health and wellness

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the Minnesota congressional delegation urged support for Minnesota’s bid to host the 2023 World’s Fair.

September 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) supported a package of pro-growth, pro-business reforms which includes his legislation, the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act.

September 3, 2016 Press Release

Otsego, MN - Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the following statement regarding the recent developments in the Jacob Wetterling case:

September 2, 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. DOT announced this week it has finalized decision for nonstop service between Haneda Airport and MSP.

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

August 29, 2016 Press Release
A diverse array of entities in Minnesota, such as port authorities, are currently authorized to sell tax-exempt bonds to fund projects that contribute significantly to communities; An Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rule proposal could halt funding for these projects. In a letter to the Treasury Department and the IRS, Klobuchar, Franken, and members of the Minnesota congressional delegation called on the agency to ensure that any new rule does not harm the ability of Minnesota’s political subdivisions to provide vital community services.

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August 29, 2016 Press Release

Otsego, MN – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that he will be holding his seventh town hall of the year. This town hall will be held in Stearns County. 

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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