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April 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today led a bipartisan coalition of House members in a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting utilization of the Provider Relief Fund, established by the CARES Act, to provide appropriate support to rural healthcare providers.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today participated in a roundtable discussion with Vice President Mike Pence, Governor Tim Walz and Mayo Clinic staff about the Clinic’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic through expanded research and new testing and treatment methods.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s announcement to invoke the Defense Production Act to aid the supply chain for pork producers across America, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) and Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) issued the following statement:

April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) and a bipartisan coalition of U.S. House members have introduced legislation to sustain farmers and agriculture-businesses in order to maintain America’s food supply.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today voted in favor of H.R. 266 – the “Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Health Care Enhancement Act.”

April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) and a bipartisan group of his colleagues sent a letter to President Trump urging that any federal advertising dollars associated with new federal programs relating to the COVID-19 pandemic be directed to local media outlets.

April 21, 2020 Press Release

BLUE EARTH, Minn. – Today, Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) issued the following statement in response to the JBS pork company’s announcement that it will be indefinitely closing its pork processing facility in Worthington:

"I remain extremely concerned for the health of packing plant employees, the livestock industry and our nation’s food supply.

April 18, 2020 Press Release

BLUE EARTH, Minn. – Last night, Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to provide $19 billion to America’s farmers and ranchers who have been impacted by COVID-19:

April 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) has requested U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to consider a new proposal to mitigate livestock market losses caused by the economic pause designed to minimize the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

April 10, 2020 Press Release

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) today issued the following statement in response to the Mayo Clinic’s decision to implement across the board pay decreases and furlough staff:

“The Mayo Clinic and our fine rural hospitals have made enormous sacrifices, financial and otherwise, to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

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