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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

June 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Tom Emmer (R-MN) announced today the creation of the Congressional Somalia Caucus.

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June 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) voted today in support of the Trade Act of 2015, also known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). Emmer has been a vocal supporter for TPA and was a lead on a freshman letter to President Obama supporting this legislation.

May 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- This morning Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) was officially appointed to the House Financial Services Committee. He will also serve on the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade.

May 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) participated in a markup today for the House Committee on Agriculture’s reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trade Commission (CFTC). Emmer offered one of the seven amendments to the bill—his first as a Member of Congress.

May 5, 2015 Press Release

Otsego, Minn. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced today the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students living in Minnesota’s 6th District. 

First Place: “The Mind” by Ally Harris

May 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced today that he will be hosting a Twitter Town Hall on Tuesday, May 12 from 2:00-3:00pm Central time.

April 23, 2015 Press Release
Current approval process by State Department mired in delays; holdups negatively impacting foreign doctors and American hospitals at which they’re set to work

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN) and Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY), members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced legislation this week--H.R.

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April 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota hosted the Fifth Annual Minnesota Hotdish Off on Capitol Hill. This was freshman Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06)’s first time participating in the competition, a fact he highlighted in his “Fresh Meat Hotdish.”  

March 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --  Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) introduced two pieces of legislation this week—the Keeping Our Promises to Veterans Act of 2015 and the National Interchange/Intersection Safety Construction Program Act of 2015. These are Emmer’s first bills introduced as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

March 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan’s address before Congress:

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