This week was the 5th Anniversary of Dodd-Frank, the Wall Street reform act that was promoted as a champion of consumer protections, the end of Washington bailouts, and the nation’s anecdote to financial crises. Unfortunately, the law has fallen short of expectations and is doing more harm than good.
Washington, D.C. -- Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Tom Emmer (R-MN) announced today the creation of the Congressional Somalia Caucus.
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.
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.
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.
Today I spoke on the House Floor in honor of National Police Week. My remarks were as follows:
This week was Small Business Week, a time when we applaud the men and women who embody the entrepreneurial spirit that makes this country great.
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