Washington D.C. – Following efforts by Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) and Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), legislation enabling Minnesota’s bid to host the World’s Fair in 2023, was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives today. This bill, The U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act, boasts the entire Minnesota delegation as cosponsors.
(Courtesy of the Congressional Western Caucus)
Washington, D.C - Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the following statement after the confirmation of Sonny Perdue as the next Secretary of Agriculture:
Otsego, MN – Yesterday, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) participated in a classroom visit at Rocori High School. Emmer joined a current events class with Affinity Plus Credit Union to discuss and encourage financial literacy, and the importance of saving for the future.
The Administration’s budget proposes to cut $17.3 billion in funding to the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), a 31 percent reduction; These proposed cuts come at a time when the global community faces significant threats, including the possibility of another catastrophic famine in the Horn of Africa
Washington, D.C. – Last week Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) reintroduced the Retirement Inflation Protection Act (RIPA) of 2017.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) sent the following release after the Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court:
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) participated in the first joint committee hearing between the Monetary Policy & Trade Subcommittee and the newly formed Terrorism and Illicit Financing Subcommittee on increasing the effectiveness of non-nuclear sanctions against Iran. Emmer is a member of both subcommittees.
Washington, D.C. – Continuing his record of working across the aisle towards commonsense solutions, U.S. Rep. Smucker (PA-16) teamed up with Reps. Collin Peterson (MN-07) and Tom Emmer (MN-06) to introduce legislation to relieve veterans of financial burdens caused by delays at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Otsego, MN – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced today that his office is now accepting submissions for the second annual Young Women Leadership Program.