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Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association Endorses Emmer

Otsego, MN – Congressman Tom Emmer’s reelection campaign received the endorsement of the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association (MPPOA). Currently representing 10,400 public safety professionals and over 2,000 retired members, the MPPOA is the state’s oldest and largest police organization.

“It is truly an honor to have the confidence of Minnesota’s courageous law enforcement officers,” said Emmer. “The job of law enforcement officers is of the utmost importance when it comes to keeping our families and homes safe and peaceful, and for that and all their other important work, they deserve to have a strong voice in Congress. I could not be more proud to work in Washington to help ensure that our officers have the tools they need to selflessly protect and serve our communities.”

You can read more about the MPPOA at www.mppoa.com.

Congressman Emmer is currently serving his third term in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a member of the House Financial Services Committee. He also chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

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Emmer Leads First Cryptocurrency Town Hall, Accepts Crypto Contributions

For Immediate Release
August 20, 2020
Contact: Zach Freimark (612) 804-1771
press@emmerforcongress.com

Emmer Leads First Cryptocurrency Town Hall, Accepts Crypto Contributions

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) held the first ever Cryptocurrency Town Hall. Congressman Emmer was joined by leaders from across the crypto & blockchain industry who are leading the charge in developing cryptocurrencies and encouraging politically engaged voters to participate in the growing digital asset transformation this campaign season.

“Today’s event was an excellent opportunity to highlight and celebrate the groundbreaking innovations taking place in the world of cryptocurrency. The future is here and crypto has the ability to decentralize control and empower each and every one of us. I am grateful for the work of everyone who was able to join us today and look forward to pushing forward as we educate policymakers and Americans about the true potential of these incredible innovations.”

Congressman Emmer partnered with the Chamber of Digital Commerce PAC to facilitate the town hall and featured leaders from the blockchain & crypto industry, including Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, Guy Hirsch, USA Managing Director at eToro, Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay, Matthew Roszak, Chairman and Co-Founder of Bloq, and Chad Cascarilla, CEO and Co-founder of Paxos.

 

 

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Emmer To Lead First Cryptocurrency Town Hall on Digital Asset Campaign Innovation

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that he will lead the first Cryptocurrency Town Hall, celebrating the innovators who lead the charge in developing cryptocurrencies and encouraging politically-engaged voters to participate in the growing digital asset transformation this campaign season.

“The United States has always been a world leader in technology and innovation. The development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are the next evolution of innovation that will permeate every aspect of our society. We’ve worked hard to educate federal officials – elected and unelected – on the importance of creating a regulatory and legal environment that allows these new technologies to take root and thrive. This event is designed to keep cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and all of the innovations in this space at the forefront of the discussion as we head into the election this November.”

Partnering with the Chamber of Digital Commerce PAC, the Crypto Town Hall will take place virtually on August 20 at 12:30 pm ET. It will feature Representative Emmer and leaders from the blockchain industry, including Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, Guy Hirsch, USA Managing Director at eToro, Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay, Matthew Roszak, Chairman and Co-Founder of Bloq, and others as they discuss ways to keep the United States on the cutting edge of innovation.

“Congressman Emmer is a leading advocate for one of the most transformational industries in technology and finance. His vision and awareness of the tremendous positive innovation that blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies are bringing to people, businesses and communities is critical in Washington, especially during this election season. This Town Hall event will be the first time our industry and voters across the country can come together to show the growing level of support and enthusiasm for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology solutions,” said Perianne Boring, President and Founder of the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Treasurer of the Chamber’s PAC.

The Crypto Town Hall is open to the public and available on a first come, first served basis. All who are interested in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are encouraged to attend. Click here to register.

Congressman Emmer represents Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee, the Ranking Member of the Financial Technology Task Force, Co-Chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, and Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

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Congressman Tom Emmer Thanks Voters after Primary

Otsego, MN – Congressman Tom Emmer thanked voters after winning today’s Sixth Congressional District primary election.

“I am extremely honored to have received a vote of confidence from Republican primary voters today and am looking forward to talking to more voters about our shared Midwestern values through the general election on November 3.”

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Congressman Tom Emmer Announces his #ThankACop Initiative

Otsego, MN – Today, Sixth District Congressman Tom Emmer is beginning his #ThankACop initiative. In the wake of increased scrutiny of law enforcement following the death of George Floyd, law enforcement officers in Minnesota are facing low morale and increased recruitment difficulties.

“The goal here is simple: while the public debates issues of police reform, we all need to take a step back and realize what our peace officers do for all of us and our communities every single day. While many are out on the streets putting their lives on the line for us, others are organizing prescription drug take back programs, doing community outreach, fighting sex trafficking rings, and generally making our streets safer for our kids to play on. Now more than ever, we need to reach out and simply show gratitude because without them, our communities would not be the places we call home,” Emmer said.

“Everyone knows a law enforcement officer, and they come from all different backgrounds and beliefs. We just want to encourage people to recognize law enforcement officers for all that they do.”

The #ThankACop campaign will highlight individual officers from Minnesota on a weekly basis as well as bring attention to the work that peace officers do to keep those they have sworn to protect and serve out of harm’s way.

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