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Honorable Tim Walz

Representing the 1st District of MINNESOTA

Press Releases

Jul 22, 2010 Press Release
Lawmakers say funding is critical to ensuring radio equipment meets new standards

Jul 19, 2010 Press Release

Column: No more taxpayer-funded bailouts for Wall Street

By Congressman Tim Walz


Jul 17, 2010 Press Release

Owatonna, MN – Today, Congressman Walz was in Owatonna to push an initiative he has been championing in Washington to offer tax credits to businesses who hire veterans. Walz’s bill would provide a simplified tax credit for employers who hire servicemen and women who have left the service in the last 5 years.


Jul 7, 2010 Press Release


Says his problem-solving work on behalf of our local veterans and families has only just begun


Rochester, MN – Today at Soldier’s Field Veterans Memorial, Congressman Walz received the Legislator of the Year Award from the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers (NACVSO).


Jul 6, 2010 Press Release

Says resilient, innovative business leaders in southern Minnesota are the key to growing our economy

Mankato, MN – Today, Rep. Walz visited Thin Film Technology Corporation in Mankato to highlight their entrepreneurial spirit and discuss tax credits for small businesses to create jobs and grow in the future.


Jul 2, 2010 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – After sending a letter to President Obama calling for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for seven Minnesota counties that suffered severe storm damage, U.S.

Jun 30, 2010 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, after reviewing the details of the final legislation and consulting with southern Minnesotans, Rep. Walz voted in favor of Wall Street Reform legislation.


Jun 24, 2010 Press Release

Legislation includes Walz provision to make it illegal for Wall Street banks to use taxpayers’ money to influence the outcome of elections


May 25, 2010 Press Release

New Measure Simplifies Tax Breaks for Businesses Who Hire Returning Veterans


Washington D.C. – Today, Tim Walz introduced legislation to help returning veterans find jobs once they return home.  Walz’s bill would provide a simplified tax credit for employers who hire servicemen and women who’ve left the service in the last 5 years.

May 18, 2010 Press Release

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