Press Releases

Feb 12, 2016

Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, and Walz Call on Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Water Quality in Voyageurs National Park

In a letter, the lawmakers urge the Army Corps of Engineers to include funding for the Voyageurs National Park Clean Water Project in the FY 2016 Civil Works program budget; the project aims to increase water quality and long-term wastewater treatment solutions in the park while creating jobs and boosting economic growth.

Feb 4, 2016

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge Administration to Provide Crucial Funding for Lewis & Clark Water System

Congress recently approved an additional $47 million for work on authorized Bureau of Reclamation water projects; in a bipartisan letter to Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner, the lawmakers pressed for strong funding to advance construction on the Lewis and Clark project.

Oct 30, 2015

Klobuchar, Franken, Dayton, Peterson announce $10 million to alleviate freight bottleneck in Willmar

Issues: Transportation

Grant will support a critical project to alleviate congestion, expand rail capacity, and improve safety by updating Willmar rail infrastructure; benefits of project will extend throughout Minnesota and region as it enhances accessibility, efficiency, and reliability of the state’s entire transportation system

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