News from Representative Tom Emmer

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Dear Friend, 

March Madness is here, and not only for basketball. 

This time of year is busy on Capitol Hill, with committee hearings and several meetings. I spoke on the House Floor in honor of National Agriculture Week, I filled in as chair of a subcommittee hearing on U.S. election support in Africa, and I even had the chance to visit with the University of Minnesota baseball team during their trip to Washington, D.C.

During his testimony before a full hearing in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, I questioned Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the nuclear negotiations with Iran. Click here to view the questioning.

Town Hall Coming Soon
My staff and I strive to be transparent, accountable, and most importantly—accessible. I will be in Blaine, Minnesota on April 1 for a town hall. This will be an opportunity for my constituents to ask me questions about the issues that matter most to them and to hear from me directly about my work in Congress. Hope you can join me! See details below:

WHEN: April 1, 2015, 6:00-7:00pm
WHERE: Blaine City Hall, 10801 Town Square Dr. NE

Service Academy Informational Night
My office will host an informational night for those interested in applying for a nomination for one of the service academies.
Attendees will hear about the application process for each academy as well as the Congressional nomination process. Representatives from the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Air Force Academy, and the United States Naval Academy will be available to answer questions.

WHEN: Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:00 - 7:30pm
WHERE: Elk River Library Community Room
              13020 Orono Pkwy, Elk River, MN 55330

For more information, contact Andrew Mathews in the Otsego office at (763) 241-6848

Art Competition
Calling all teenage artists! My office is now accepting submissions for the annual congressional art competition. This competition is an opportunity for high school students in Minnesota to showcase their skills and brighten the halls of Congress with a little hometown flair. I encourage anyone interested to click here for more information


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