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 10/2/2015

Oct 2, 2015 Newsletter

Army Corps of Engineers, Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association, National Air Traffic Controllers, Minnesota Rural Electric Association, National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, Minnesota Credit Unions, Midwest Food Processors, Kelliher Elementary School, American Cancer Society, United Fresh, Twin Cities and Western Railroad Company, Sanford Health, Ag Committee Hearing on Food Aid, Subcommittee Hearing on Research Innovations, Voyageurs National Park, Northwest Technical College Grant

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, Walz, Nolan Call on Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Water Quality in Voyageurs National Park

Oct 1, 2015 Press Release

In a letter, the lawmakers urge the Army Corps of Engineers to include funding for the Voyageurs National Park Clean Water Project in the FY 2016 Civil Works Plan; The plan aims to increase water quality and long-term wastewater treatment solutions in the park while creating jobs and boosting economic growth.

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Nolan Announce $300,000 to Support Construction of Technical Training Center at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji

Sep 29, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 9/25/2015

Sep 25, 2015 Newsletter

Renville County Hospital and Clinic, MN Society of CPAs, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Assembla de Derechos Civiles, SMSU Mustangs, Northern MN Tribal Economic Development Summit, Dairy Margin Protection Program, Boehner Resignation

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 9/18/2015

Sep 18, 2015 Newsletter

MN Farmers Union, Growth Energy, Minnesota Farm Bureau, Principals of the Year, Pork Producers, ITC Sugar Hearing, Rembrandt Foods, BNSF, School Administrators, Dominos Pizza, MN River Barge Tour, Bemidji Forestry, USDA Reviews, Lewis and Clark funding

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