Paulsen Seeks to Distance Himself From Trump in New Ad

Rep. Erik Paulsen, the Republican representing Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, is touting himself as a maverick and a moderate in a new ad produced by his reelection campaign. “When President Donald Trump tried to take away important environmental protections for the Boundary Waters, I said, ‘No way,’” Paulsen says in the ad, which also includes … Continue reading Paulsen Seeks to Distance Himself From Trump in New Ad

Erik Paulsen Voted To End The Stream Protection Rule

Back in February, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) voted in favor of H.J. Res. 38, a resolution of disapproval of the Stream Protection Rule. The Stream Protection Rule regulated the impact of coal mining on surface water and groundwater. As Bob Cesca of Salon explained shortly after the vote went through: “Simply put, the rule banned … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Voted To End The Stream Protection Rule

Paulsen Limits The Transparency And Efficiency Of Public Land Management

Rep. Erik Paulsen likes to present himself as a good steward of American lands. Back in 2013, he introduced legislation that authorized the U.S. Treasury to mint commemorative coins to celebrate the foundation of the National Park Service. It's a nice gesture. But Paulsen’s voting record tells a different story about how much he values … Continue reading Paulsen Limits The Transparency And Efficiency Of Public Land Management