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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

April 15, 2019 Press Release

Otsego, MN - Today, Congressman Emmer (MN-06) joined President Trump at Nuss Trucking in Burnsville, Minnesota for a roundtable to highlight the economic growth and progress stemming from the 2017 passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

Congressman Emmer released the following statement: 

April 12, 2019 Press Release
Proposed change by CMS would significantly reduce federal payments to Minnesota’s Basic Health Plan (BHP) program, MinnesotaCare

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and Representatives Angie Craig (MN-2), Dean Phillips (MN-3), Betty McCollum (MN-4), Ilhan Omar (MN-5), Tom Emmer (MN-6), Colin Peterson (MN-7), and Pete Stauber (MN-8) urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to protect funding for Minnesota’s Basic Health Plan (BHP), MinnesotaCare.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

(Courtesy of the Congressional Western Caucus) 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucus released statements praising the confirmation of David Bernhardt in the U.S. Senate as the 53rd Secretary of the Department of the Interior:

April 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Emmer (MN-06) along with his fellow co-chairs of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus have joined together to send a bipartisan letter to the IRS requesting guidance on how to report virtual currency ahead of tax day. Congressman Emmer was joined by a total of 20 of his colleagues. 

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) led a bipartisan letter that included 39 of his colleagues in support of funding for the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN). The Network was reauthorized as part of Congressman Emmer’s Stemming the Tide of Rural Economic Stress and Suicide (STRESS) Act, which was signed into law last year.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

Otsego, MN – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that he will be holding a town hall in Sherburne County.  

April 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) offered an amendment to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to help law enforcement investigate sexual assault cases, as well as improve care and treatment for victims. The amendment passed with unanimous support

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) joined his House Republican colleagues in signing a discharge petition to force a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 962). 

March 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) reintroduced the Firearm Due Process Protection Act. This legislation would provide an enforcement mechanism for Americans to ensure their Constitutional right to own a firearm when unjustly denied by the federal government.