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Honorable Tim Walz

Representing the 1st District of MINNESOTA

Press Releases

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release
Asks for additional follow up to veterans who may have been impacted

Washington, DC [7/13/16] – Today, in a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing, Representative Tim Walz pressed the VA to ensure that veterans get the benefits they earned and the care they may need.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Walz released the following statement on the shootings in Dallas:

We are in mourning for the Dallas Police Department. My heart goes out to the loved ones of the officers who were assassinated last night while protecting the public during a protest.  

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Walz released the following statement:

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

Attributable to Sara Severs, spokesperson for Rep. Tim Walz:

Jun 20, 2016 Press Release

Attributable to Sara Severs, spokesperson for Rep. Tim Walz:

Jun 14, 2016 Press Release

 Congress approved a $34 million reprogramming request from DHS to hire additional full-time screeners in May, and today an additional $28 million reprogramming request was approved by Congress for TSA to convert an additional 2,784 Transportation Security Officers (TSO) from part-time to full-time and accelerate the hiring of 600 TSOs

May 19, 2016 Press Release
Media Contact: Josh Syrjamaki, (202) 225-2472

Washington, D.C. [5/19/16] – Last night, several provisions authored by Rep. Tim Walz were included in the House’s yearly defense legislation. The legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives and will move to a conference once the Senate passes its version of the legislation.

May 18, 2016 Press Release
The bill grants presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to U.S. military personnel who served in the territorial seas of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Media Contact:
Josh Syrjamaki, (202) 225-2472

May 13, 2016 Press Release
Mankato, MN [5/13/16] – Today, Congressman Tim Walz announced the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.

Rep. Tim Walz is honored to announce that Kassandra Back, a high school student at Fillmore Central, is the winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition.

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. [4/28/16] – Last night, important provisions from Rep. Tim Walz were included in the House’s yearly defense legislation. The legislation passed the House Armed Services Committee early this morning and will move to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

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