Tom Emmer

Emmer Pleased With COP House Progress
Congressman Tom Emmer was in St. Cloud this week meeting with St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson, St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis, and representative Tama Theis to get an update on the COP House in St. Cloud. Emmer says the COP House continues to be a success offering community engagement with police and community members.
Some Employers Still Struggling to Get Workers [PODCAST]
Congressman Tom Emmer joined me on WJON this week. He says the $300 Federal supplemental unemployment payment which is scheduled to end in September is taking its toll on employers. He says many local employers tell him it will be hard for them to make it until September because of a lack of employees and the amount of money they need to pay for starting new employees.
Emmer; Federal Government’s Fault For Worker Shortage [PODCAST]
The Federal Unemployment Supplement Insurance program is set to expire in September. Congressman Tom Emmer joined me on WJON today. He says the $300 weekly federal government unemployment supplement is causing many people to choose not to go back to work. Emmer says he doesn't blame the people choosing to do this but he blames the Federal government for these payments continuing.
Emmer Thinks COP House Could Work In Any City [PODCAST]
I was joined today on WJON by 6th District Congressman Tom Emmer. He authored the bill helping create the COP House in St. Cloud. COP stands for Community Outpost and is a home in a neighborhood that has had issues with crime activity. The home is meant for police to increase visibility and community involvement in trouble neighborhoods with the expectation to reduce crime.
Emmer Introducing Same Day Health Care Bill For Veterans [PODCAST]
6th District Congressman Tom Emmer joined me on WJON Today. He introduced a bill aimed at ensuring same day physical and mental health for veterans at all V.A. Health systems throughout the country. Emmer acknowledges that the V.A. system throughout the country had received numerous complaints for long wait times.
Emmer Wants Return to Normalcy [PODCAST]
6th District U.S. Congressman Tom Emmer joined me on WJON for his monthly appearance. Emmer praised many of the accomplishments by the Trump Administration including "Operation Warp Speed" but denounced the January 6th Capitol breech saying the violence was unacceptable. He says he'd like things to become "boring" or "normal" again in Washington. Emmer would like to see the Covid-19 vaccine rollout continue to move forward under the Biden administration.
Emmer, 100 GOP Lawmakers Sign-On to Texas-Led Election Lawsuit
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Tom Emmer, one of the top G-O-P leaders in the U-S House, is among a large group of Republicans asking the U-S Supreme Court to overturn the presidential election. Emmer, who represents the 6th Congressional District (Twin Cities northwest suburbs up to Saint Cloud), supports a lawsuit by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, contending that officials in four battlegro

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