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Honorable Tim Walz

Representing the 1st District of MINNESOTA

Press Releases

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.

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release
Supports reform of appeals process to better serve vets

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Walz voted in support of H.R. 5620, the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act to enact additional measures of accountability within the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and reform the appeals process to work better for American veterans.

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release
House Agriculture Committee passes bill by voice to streamline volunteers’ and trail guides’ maintenance efforts.

Washington, D.C.-Today H.R. 845, the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act, sponsored by U.S. Representatives Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Tim Walz (D-MN) passed the U.S.

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release
Prior to the potluck, Walz toured local farm

La Crescent, MN [8/23/16]—Today, Representative Tim Walz attended a potluck lunch with Minnesota conservation leaders. Prior to the potluck, Walz toured the Visger Farm.

Aug 12, 2016 Press Release
Respond to reports released from the Inspector General and Office of Medical Inspector on St. Cloud VA Health Care System

Mankato, MN – Today, Representative Tim Walz (D-MN) and Representative Tom Emmer (R-MN), provided an update regarding the St. Cloud VA Health Care System.

Aug 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC [8/1/16] – Today, Rep. Walz released the following statement:

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
Signs onto discharge petition to force vote to help struggling working families

Washington, DC [7/14/16] – Today, Representative Tim Walz pushed for action on unacceptably high levels of student loan debt, asking for a vote on H.R. 1434, the Emergency Loan Refinancing Act.

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release
Will run for Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Washington, DC [7/13/16] – Today, in a letter to his colleagues, Rep. Tim Walz (MN-01) announced his intention to seek the Ranking Member seat on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.