WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) and Representatives Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-02) and Jim Hagedorn (R-MN-01) today led 49 Members of Congress in strongly encouraging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to quickly provide relief to rural healthcare providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today voted against H.R. 2 – a partisan infrastructure package that prioritizes pie in the sky ideas from the Green New Deal over the interests and economic opportunity of rural America. The bill passed by a vote of 233-188.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today introduced the “Direct Pork Assistance Package Act” - legislation to provide an additional $5 billion to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of the Secretary to mitigate losses incurred by livestock farmers due to the coronavirus.