Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Walz released the following statement in reaction to the announcement that the U.S. economy created 290,000 jobs in April. That number is the highest number of jobs created in a single month in four years and 231,000 (almost 80%) were private sector jobs.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Walz voted to boost the American clean energy economy by creating nearly 170,000 jobs, reducing our dependence on foreign oil, and saving American families $9 billion over 10 years. The Home Star Jobs Bill would provide rebates to homeowners who install energy-saving products and reduce energy use in their homes.
Mayo Clinic’s health IT model to help improve quality of care at reduced cost across the nation
Workshop connects local leaders with access to federal capital to expand economic development and improve quality of life in southern MN
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Transportation released a report to study freight transportation issues facing rural America. The study focused on freight rail, particularly as it relates to the movement of agricultural inputs and commodities, renewable fuels, and coal. The study was mandated by a Walz amendment to the 2008 Farm Bill.
Washington, DC - Rep. Walz released this statement following House passage of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act:
Washington, DC- Wednesday night, Rep. Walz addressed the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and spoke about the accomplishments made on behalf of veterans in the past several years and top priorities moving forward, including ensuring that the transition when a soldier transitions from active duty to veteran, that transition is smooth.
April is Autism Awareness Month
Calls for a bipartisan, balanced approach
Rochester, MN- Today, Congressman Tim Walz heard from several Rochester area business leaders about the best ways to revitalize and grow our economy.
Calls for a bipartisan, balanced approach to solving the problem
St. Charles, MN – Today, Rep. Walz visited St. Charles High School to discuss why students should understand the impact an exploding debt will have on their generation and what can be done to address the problem.