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Honorable Tim Walz

Representing the 1st District of MINNESOTA

Press Releases

May 18, 2010 Press Release

Says young, beginning farmers are critical to building strong rural economies


May 14, 2010 Press Release

Says holding Wall Street accountable a must to restore long-term prosperity and protect the American middle-class lifestyle


Mankato, MN, - Today, Rep. Walz heard first hand from local credit unions and business leaders, as well as ordinary consumers, about the urgent need to complete Wall Street reform.

May 10, 2010 Press Release

Walz visits Rochester senior high-rise to answer questions about how reforms benefit seniors

(Rochester, MN) – Joined by representatives from AARP, the Area Agency on Aging, SEMCAC and Social Security, Congressman Tim Walz today spoke to seniors at Rochester’s Madonna Towers about new health insurance reforms.

May 7, 2010 Press Release

(Mankato/Eden Prairie, Minnesota) – Today, U.S. Representatives Tim Walz and Erik Paulsen released the following statement in reaction to the Minnesota House of Representative’s passage of an amendment that overturned Minnesota’s nuclear moratorium, but placed additional restrictions on building new power plants:

May 7, 2010 Press Release

Says new law will expand opportunity to students and reduce the deficit

Austin, MN – Today at Riverland Community College in Austin, Congressman Walz highlighted a new law that will make college more affordable for students, improve the student loan process and save taxpayer dollars.


May 7, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Walz released the following statement in reaction to the announcement that the U.S. economy created 290,000 jobs in April. That number is the highest number of jobs created in a single month in four years and 231,000 (almost 80%) were private sector jobs.


May 6, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Walz voted to boost the American clean energy economy by creating nearly 170,000 jobs, reducing our dependence on foreign oil, and saving American families $9 billion over 10 years.  The Home Star Jobs Bill would provide rebates to homeowners who install energy-saving products and reduce energy use in their homes.


May 4, 2010 Press Release

Mayo Clinic’s health IT model to help improve quality of care at reduced cost across the nation


Apr 30, 2010 Press Release

Workshop connects local leaders with access to federal capital to expand economic development and improve quality of life in southern MN


Apr 27, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Transportation released a report to study freight transportation issues facing rural America. The study focused on freight rail, particularly as it relates to the movement of agricultural inputs and commodities, renewable fuels, and coal. The study was mandated by a Walz amendment to the 2008 Farm Bill.