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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Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis

Jul 29, 2016 Press Release

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Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/22/16

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Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $110,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Benson Municipal Airport

Jul 25, 2016 Press Release

Following Efforts from Minnesota Delegation, Department of Transportation To Grant Nonstop Service Between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Jul 25, 2016 Press Release

In May, Minnesota lawmakers sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary Foxx highlighting the importance of access to growing Asian markets for Minnesota businesses and travelers and urging Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider Delta Air Lines’ application for service between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and MSP Today, DOT announced it will grant the application for nonstop service between Haneda Airport and MSP

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