Peterson Op-Ed: Time to Get Serious About Transportation Funding

As one of few remaining Blue Dogs, I know that Congress can still work together to get the big stuff done. Last Congress, I worked with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to shepherd a five-year farm bill through this chamber and into law with strong bipartisan support. We need that same kind of cooperation and forward thinking to address the looming shortfall in federal transportation funding.
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Peterson Statement at Business Meeting to Consider CFTC Reauthorization

“Because of our work on Title Seven of Dodd-Frank, the derivatives markets as a whole are now much safer than they once were. The Commission, and the markets they regulate, need our support. Unfortunately I think that in some areas, the bill moves us in the wrong direction.
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Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/25/2015

Nov 25, 2015 Newsletter

Thanksgiving, MN Farmers Union, MN Farm Bureau, Emerging Leaders Program, Thanksgiving Food Safety, NRCS Organic Handbook

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Nov 20, 2015 Newsletter

American Crystal Sugar, Biomass Thermal Energy Council, Minnesota Soybean Growers, Midwestern Equipment Dealers, NRCS State Conservationist, Naval Services Leadership Summit, Agriculture and Transportation Hearing, Syrian Refugees, CRP Registration, USS Arizona, National Rural Health Day

Joint-Committee Hearing on Transportation and International Food Aid

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Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/13/2015

Nov 13, 2015 Newsletter

Veterans Day 2015, Willmar Rail Event, AgriGrowth Council, Pipestone Blender Pumps, Lakes Area Workforce Summit, US Passport Services, Capitol Dome Restoration Project

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/6/2015

Nov 6, 2015 Newsletter

Veteran Day, CIRB, Champion of Healthcare Innovation, MN AgriGrowth Council, American Ag and National Security, ITOW Veteran Volunteer of the Year, Veterans History Project, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans, SBA InnovatHER Competition, ITOW Museum spotlight, and Marine 240th Birthday

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