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September 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s announcement that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded funding that is critical for safety and operations at Mankato Regional Airport.

September 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement opens the Japanese market for more than 90 percent of U.S. food and agricultural products, either duty free or with reduced tariff access for Minnesota products. Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) supports this agreement as a boon to the southern Minnesota economy.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Jim Hagedorn (MN-01), Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02), Ron Estes (KS-04) and Paul Mitchell (MI-10) introduced the “American Workforce Empowerment Act,” a bipartisan solution to address the growing shortage of skilled workers to fill job openings in the technical and skilled trades.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON -  Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today joined Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03 to introduce H.R. 4405, Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation strengthens existing programs designed to provide training, counseling and technical assistance for women entrepreneurs.

September 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - This week U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) received the 2019 Fueling Growth Award from Growth Energy, a leading proponent of biofuels.

The award was presented to key Members of Congress who support biofuels initiatives and recognize the contributions of the industry to our local economy.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) spoke at the Farmers for Free Trade Press Conference to advocate for passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Hagedorn joined a bipartisan group of representatives and agriculture leaders at the Capitol Hill press conference. He said of the USMCA’s benefits to agriculture:

August 19, 2019 Press Release

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Today, U.S. House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) and Rep.

August 7, 2019 Press Release

MANKATO, Minn. – Today, Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) hosted U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for an agriculture roundtable in Mankato with southern Minnesota agriculture industry leaders. The roundtable discussion focused on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) assistance during times of uncertainty and market access opportunities.

July 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) sent a letter affirming Minn. Governor Tim Walz’ request for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to declare an emergency in Dodge County in connection to the severe storms and flooding from June 27 to July 7, 2019.