Erik Paulsen Is Part Of America’s Gun Problem

Armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people last week at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. The assault was one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history, and has renewed calls for stricter gun control legislation, more thorough background checks, and renewed scrutiny for politicians like Rep. Erik … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Is Part Of America’s Gun Problem

‘A Certain Hypocrisy’: Erik Paulsen And Disaster Relief Funding

In the wake of three major hurricanes-Harvey, Irma, and Maria-America’s disaster relief management (or mismanagement) mechanisms are being closely scrutinized. How does Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen’s own voting record on disaster relief and funding measure up? In 2009, Paulsen voted in support of H.R. 1746, the Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2010. The bill reauthorized … Continue reading ‘A Certain Hypocrisy’: Erik Paulsen And Disaster Relief Funding