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Honorable Tim Walz

Representing the 1st District of MINNESOTA

Press Releases

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congress sent a bill this week to President Obama that would improve access to America’s National Forests through better trail maintenance and preservation.

Oct 28, 2016 Press Release

Applaud Secretary of Defense in halting recoupment of reported bonus overpayments by DoD, call for investigation into waiving recoupment altogether

Oct 27, 2016 Press Release

Winona, MN [10/26/16] – Today, Representative Tim Walz convened a roundtable discussion to hear from Winona students on student loan debt and collage affordability.

Oct 7, 2016 Press Release

[Mankato, MN] – Rep. Walz released the following statement regarding the loss of Staff Sgt. Adam Thomas in Afghanistan:

“We are all saddened by the loss of Staff Sgt. Adam Thomas and the thoughts and prayers of southern Minnesotans are with his family at this difficult time. May we always honor and remember his service and sacrifice.” 

Sep 26, 2016 Press Release

House passes bill to streamline volunteers’ and trail guides’ maintenance efforts.


Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Tim Walz, today announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $100,000 grant for economic development in Madelia.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Walz hosted a national veterans’ roundtable to discuss proposals to reform the VA.

Sep 19, 2016 Press Release

[Mankato, MN] – Rep. Walz released the following statement regarding the attack at Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, MN:

“I join all Minnesotans in wishing speedy recoveries for the victims of the attack in St. Cloud’s Crossroads Mall.  We are all thankful for the quick, courageous action by off-duty law enforcement officer Jason Falconer and first responders.

Sep 16, 2016 Press Release

[Mankato, MN] – Today, Rep. Walz released the following statement today to recognize the sacrifice of American service members and their families on this national day of recognition:

Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Yesterday, the Minnesota delegation introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life of Jacob Wetterling and the efforts by Patty Wetterling and the Wetterling family for finding abducted children and supporting their families.