Press Releases

March 19, 2020 Press Release

MANKATO, Minn. – Today, Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) hosted a conference call with Veteran Service Officers (VSO) from across southern Minnesota, as well as representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.

March 17, 2020 Press Release
Letter urges Minnesotans to follow recommendations from the CDC and work with local officials to keep our state healthy and safe

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and Representatives Jim Hagedorn (MN-01), Angie Craig (MN-02), Dean Phillips (MN-03), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Tom Emmer (MN-06), Collin Peterson (MN-07), and Pete Stauber (MN-08) wrote an open letter to the people of Minnesota concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today voted in favor of H.R. 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” a bipartisan solution to provide free coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and enhanced employment and health benefits as the nation responds to this pandemic.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) issued the following statement today concerning the United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) award of nearly $14.5 million in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program grants for the Ellis & Eastern Company railroad, a shortline railroad that services southwestern Minnesota and southeastern South Dakota:

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) reaffirmed his commitment to request the necessary federal funding and loan guarantees to complete the Highway 14 Corridor from Nicollet to New Ulm. Hagedorn met earlier this week with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Commissioner Margaret Kelliher to discuss the project.

February 24, 2020 Press Release

WASECA, Minn. – This evening, Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) hosted his 21st town hall meeting with constituents, marking the final stop on his districtwide Town Hall Tour. Beginning in June 2019, Hagedorn promised to hold an in-person town hall event in each of the 21 counties that make up Minnesota’s First District within one year’s time.

February 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Members of the House Republican leadership team issued statements of support for Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) in response the announcement that he is fighting cancer.

February 19, 2020 Press Release

BLUE EARTH, Minn. – U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) announced today he is being treated for cancer.

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