President Obama signed onto law legislation that was introduced by Rep. Walz and Rep. Denham (R-CA) to make it easier for veterans to find jobs using skills acquired through military training.
Rep. Walz toured the NextEra Energy wind turbine facility in Grand Meadow, MN to tout his clean energy vision and veterans’ jobs.
Rep. Walz toured the AGCO manufacturing facility in Jackson to talk “made-in-America” manufacturing with local employees and to see firsthand the new, 75,000-square-foot expansion of their farm equipment manufacturing facility and to highlight the need to pass a farm bill in 2012.
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Washington, DC [11/20/13] – Today, Representative Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced the bipartisan Protecting the Freedoms and Benefits for All Veterans Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Walz legislation would correct an injustice for LGBT veterans and their families to ensure that they receive equal treatment for equal service.
The EPA today issued a proposed rule to lower the biofuel targets for 2014, discouraging investment in the biofuel industry, hurting jobs and rural communities across the state
This would be the first time the Renewable Fuel Standard would be set lower targets than are currently being blended by refiners
Washington, DC [11/14/13] – Today, Representative Tim Walz released the following statement after Governor Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced funding for “Corridors of Commerce” projects, including key pieces of Highway 14.
Mankato, MN [11/8/13] – Today, Representative Tim Walz released the following statement after the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury jointly issued a final rule increasing parity between mental health/substance use disorder benefits and medical/surgical benefits in group and individual health plans.