Minnesota – Today, Rep. Walz announced the following statement from Vice President Walter Mondale and Governor Arne Carlson on H.R. 1, the House Republican tax bill:
MANKATO, MN – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Walz (MN-01), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day, which is officially November 11 and observed this year on November 10:
Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2017 aims to help new farmers succeed by building upon the gains of the 2014 Farm Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Tim Walz (D-MN) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) introduced the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act (BFROA) of 2017 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Their bipartisan legislation is aimed at recruiting and supporting the next generation of American farmers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) voted against the dangerously partisan H.R. 3922 on the House Floor. At the expense of seniors, children and vulnerable Minnesotans, H.R. 3922 would reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Center (CHC) funding, among other health programs.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) joined Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) and U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) to introduce the State Public Option Act, bicameral legislation to create a Medicaid-based public health care option on the insurance marketplace, which will provide Americans with a new high-quality, low-cost choice when purchasing health insurance.
ROCHESTER, MN – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) heard from Dreamers and local community members regarding their stories and the need for Congressional action on immigration reform.
Former Rep. and Retired Judge David Minge to serve as facilitator
ALBERT LEA, MN – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) released the following statement after assisting the City of Albert Lea and Mayo Clinic in reaching an agreement in principle to enter into facilitated dialogue on the future of health care in Albert Lea after Mayo Clinic’s decision to discontinue certain services on its Albert Lea campus and consolidate them in Austin:
Call for House Floor action on CHIP reauthorization both parties can support ASAP in letter to Speaker Ryan & Leader Pelosi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Tim Walz, Keith Ellison, Betty McCollum, Richard Nolan, and Collin Peterson urged Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to bring bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to the House Floor for a vote as soon as possible.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) released the following statement on the tragic shooting in Las Vegas: