Nolan appointed to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee


Minnesota’s 8th District Congressman-elect Rick Nolan, D-Minn., has been appointed to serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Nolan, who made growing the economy through major reinvestments in transportation and infrastructure a focal point of his campaign, and requested the assignment during earlier meetings with House leadership, received the word from Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic Caucus.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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