Press Releases

August 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) voted against H.R. 8015 – a partisan attempt by Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats to politicize the United States Postal Service (USPS) and undermine Americans’ public trust in government during the closing months of an election. The bill passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 257-170.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today issued the following statement in support of the four bold executive orders signed by President Trump last week. The orders are designed to lower prescription drug prices. Hagedorn also addressed the inclusion of “One Pill, One Price,” a proposal he has long championed to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

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July 27, 2020 Press Release

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today issued the following statement in support of the Mayo Clinic Health System and the Minneapolis VA Health Care System reaching an agreement for joint participation in the community care program enacted under the MISSION Act:

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July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) announced today that his office will be participating in the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for high school students across the nation.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) yesterday co-led a bipartisan effort in the House of Representatives to introduce the Affordable Child Care for Economic Strategies and Success (ACCESS) Act with Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01).

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July 17, 2020 Press Release

MANKATO, Minn. – Today, Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) was virtually presented the 2020 Champion for Healthy Seniors Award by the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD). In the letter informing Rep. Hagedorn that he received the award, PFCD thanked the congressman for his commitment to Medicare coverage and for protecting those with chronic conditions in Minnesota.

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July 2, 2020 Press Release

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.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

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.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

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. 

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) issued the following statement regarding the enactment and implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on July 1, 2020:

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