Tag: House of Representatives

Representative Deb Kiel Update

House Representative Deb Kiel checks in with an update on bills that were on the floor this last session: Representative Kiel shares her concerns about a bill that was proposed during the last session: For more information on this issue, please visit https://www.house.mn.gov or call (651) 296-2146

March 8, 2024 0

Rep. Grossell not seeking reelection in 2024 

Minnesota House of Representative member for District 2A (R) Matt Grossell  announced on Friday that he will not be seeking reelection in 2024 after serving four terms in the House. Grossell, who is also a former Clearwater County Sheriff’s Deputy, says that he will not be seeking re-election due to retirement and will be moving…
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December 8, 2023 0

Minnesota Representatives send letter to the Minnesota Department of Education for handling of $250 Million COVID 19 Scheme that took money from hungry children. 

U.S. Congress Members Michelle Fischbach, Tom Emmer, Pete Stauber and Brad Finstad of Minnesota were four of the seven U.S. Representatives who sent a letter to Minnesota Commissioner of Education Willie Jett questioning the Minnesota Department of Education’s role in what has been described as the “largest COVID-19 fraud scheme in the nation.”  The letter…
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November 14, 2023 0

Farm Bill Update 

As we move closer to the end of the year the agriculture industry continues to have their eyes on Washington as the December 31 deadline to pass a new farm bill fast approaches.  Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Director Shayne Isane gives an update on the progress being made on the Farm Bill after the election…
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November 6, 2023 0

Fischbach comments on $14.3 billion Israel bill 

The United States House of Representatives passed the Security Supplemental Appropriations Act yesterday by a vote of 226-196 which is a bill that will see $14.3 billion in emergency supplemental appropriations going to Israel to provide military assistance.  Soon after Minnesota’s 7th District Representative Mischelle Fischbach said that, “This emergency supplemental package is critical to…
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November 3, 2023 0

Emmer eyeing Speaker of the House nomination

Minnesota Representative Tom Emmer is reportedly “making calls” and is pursuing a run for the vacant Speaker of the House seat. According to Jake Sherman of NBC News Emmer reportedly told members of the House Republican Conference that he’d seek the nomination.  Emmer is pursuing the Speaker of the House position after Ohio Representative Jim…
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October 20, 2023 0

Minnesota Representative seeking House Majority seat 

With the ousting of Kevin McCarthy as the Speaker of the United States House of Representative on Tuesday House Republicans will be looking to fill prominent GOP leadership roles. Some early favorites to take the now vacant Speaker of the House position include Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio and current House Majority Leader Steve Scalise…
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October 6, 2023 0

Fischbach backs McCarthy as House votes to oust him. McCarthy voted out

Minnesota 7th District Representative Michelle Fischbach voiced her support for Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy after a Republican group led by Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz motioned to remove McCarthy from his position of Speaker of the House.  In her post on X Representative Fischbach said that “@SpeakerMcCarthy works tirelessly to move conservative agendas forward.…
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October 3, 2023 0

Mahnomen Health Center House Bonding Tour 

The Mahnomen Health Center had their second appearance on the Capital Investment Bonding Tour earlier today. During the tour members from the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee were given a tour by Mahnomen County Administrator CJ Holl and other hospital staff with the goal of receiving state funds to build a new hospital…
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September 14, 2023 0

House Ag Committee Chair Glenn Thompson discusses Farm Bill and listening sessions 

US House Ag Committee Chair Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania was at Farmfest in Redwood for a listening session. Before the session he was able to give an update on the latest farm bill they’re trying to pass in the House of Representatives.  Thompson said that a draft is being worked on during this current recess. …
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August 2, 2023 0