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Honorable Tim Walz

Representing the 1st District of MINNESOTA

Press Releases

Feb 18, 2010 Press Release

(Owatonna, MN) – Standing with consumers and a local credit counselor, Congressman Tim Walz announced today that American credit card holders will start enjoying the protections of new credit card rules on Monday, February 22nd.  The new rules were enacted with the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act, which was signed into law in May.


Feb 18, 2010 Press Release
Hears from business owners and workers about job creation, growth

St. Peter, MN- Today, Congressman Walz visited several Main Street businesses in St. Peter, Minnesota and heard from business owners and workers about job creation and growth.

Feb 17, 2010 Press Release

Mankato, MN – Rep. Walz released the following statement one year after the Recovery and Reinvestment Act was passed in Congress:


Feb 12, 2010 Press Release

Bill closes outrageous special interest “loophole” created by Supreme Court ruling allowing corporate spending to elect or defeat candidates for public office

Feb 12, 2010 Press Release

Hears from business owners and workers about job creation, growth

Feb 12, 2010 Press Release

South Central College will receive $4.5 million to create jobs, train southern Minnesotans for jobs in growing industries


Jan 27, 2010 Press Release

Invites Chatfield business owner Mike Tuohy to speech to highlight innovative role of Minnesota entrepreneurs in economic growth and job creation

Dec 18, 2009 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman Tim Walz announced that at his recommendation, Alice Rockswold has been selected to participate in the exclusive U.S. House of Representatives Page Program.

Dec 11, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House passed HR 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, legislation to protect American consumers and prevent the irresponsible behaviors and practices that contributed to the financial crisis last fall.

Dec 10, 2009 Press Release
Says projects will create jobs, spur economic growth

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Walz voted to make targeted investments in areas that will rebuild our economy and to secure critical projects in southern Minnesota that will create jobs.