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 2/5/2016

Feb 5, 2016 Newsletter

NASDA Conference, Farm Credit, Minnesota Barley Growers, Minnesota Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers, Minnesota Aviation Trades Association, Minnesota Rural Electric Association, Heartland Girls’ Ranch, Local Business Leaders, Minnesota Department of Health, Kandiyohi County Drug-Free Community Coalition, Lewis and Clark Regional Water System, Housing and Finance in America

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge Administration to Provide Crucial Funding for Lewis & Clark Water System

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Congress recently approved an additional $47 million for work on authorized Bureau of Reclamation water projects; in a bipartisan letter to Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner, the lawmakers pressed for strong funding to advance construction on the Lewis and Clark project.

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/29/2016

Jan 29, 2016 Newsletter

Fergus Falls Leaders Meeting, Lake Region Healthcare, Northwest Area Educators, Chippewa Valley Agrafuels Cooperative, Paul Bunyan Communications, Ag Bag Recycling Program, Air Line Pilots Association, Marshall Town Hall, Wetland Mitigation Banking Program

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/22/2016

Jan 22, 2016 Newsletter

Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce, Willmar Transportation, Sioux Falls VA, 2016 Tax Seaon, NOAA Corps Recruitment, FSA Farm Microloans Program

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/15/2016

Jan 15, 2016 Newsletter

2016 SOTU, Minnesota Hospital Association, Delta Air Lines, WOTUS, REAL ID Act, Central States Pension Plan

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