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Congressman Tom Emmer

Representing the 6th District of Minnesota

Press Releases

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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March 18, 2015 Press Release

Otsego, Minn. -- Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that his office will host an informational night for those interested in applying for a nomination for one of the service academies. 

March 17, 2015 Press Release

Otsego, Minn. -- Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced today that he will host a town hall in Blaine, Minnesota on April 1. 

March 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) joined the congressional delegation to Alabama this past weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march in Selma.

March 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Representatives Tom Emmer (MN-06) and Mimi Walters (CA-45) released the following statements after sending a letter to President Obama urging swift action on enacting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. Walters and Emmer led the freshman class in sending the letter, with more than two dozen of their freshman colleagues signing in support.

March 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --  Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before Congress: 

March 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Following the second vote today on funding the Department of Homeland Security, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the following statement:

“The number one role of the Federal Government is to protect our citizens. I am disappointed that many of my colleagues chose to put the security of Americans at stake and waste time by playing politics.

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