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 8/28/2015

Aug 28, 2015 Newsletter

Ada Rural Development, Otter Tail County Coalition of Lakes Association, MN Farm Bureau, NARFE, Community Reinvestment Act Workshop, Veteran Voice Awards, NPS

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Aug 21, 2015 Newsletter

Agriculture and Energy Field Day, Red Lake Nation Capitol, Tuffy Pet Foods, Roseau Flood Risk Management, RiverView Health, Walk-In Access Program, Discovering the 7th

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/14/2015

Aug 14, 2015 Newsletter

Moorhead Rotary Club, Valley News Live interview, NARFE, groundbreaking ceremony in Thief River Falls, MN Realtors, Social Security Act turns 80, and Jimmy Jenson and Lynn Anderson pass away

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/7/2015

Aug 7, 2015 Newsletter

Minnesota Farmfest 2015, Todd County Farmers Union Picnic, National Night Out in Breckenridge, West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Honoring Service in the 7th, and visitors from the 7th

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/31/2015

Jul 31, 2015 Newsletter

MRES, Christensen Farms, AgriTalk, MN Nurses Association, MN Retailers Association, Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District, Tru Shrimp, Avian Influenza Hearing, Dodd-Frank Anniversary, RESTORE Act, WOTUS, Highway Trust Fund

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