[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.”
House passes bill to streamline volunteers’ and trail guides’ maintenance efforts.
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.
[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Walz hosted a national veterans’ roundtable to discuss proposals to reform the VA.
[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.
[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:
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.
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.
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.