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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.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Today, Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) visited Minn. Gov. Tim Walz (D) at the State Capitol to discuss their mutual support for the U.S. Highway 14 Four-Lane Expansion Project near New Ulm, Minn.

Both Walz and Hagedorn agree this 12-mile strength of highway must be completed to improve safety and create economic opportunity for southern Minnesotans.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Instead of voting on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that passed the U.S. Senate 86-8, today Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a vote on a politicized NDAA version, H.R. 2500. Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) voted “no” and provided the following statement:

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s (MN-01) amendment, #178 to H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act. The amendment helps small businesses by directing federal agencies to pay small contractors faster, easing the financial burden and added costs of unpredictable payments.