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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Peterson Op-Ed: Observing Memorial Day

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Nolan Announce USDA Grant Awarded to Boost Rural Economic Development in Minnesota

May 24, 2016 Press Release

The USDA awarded grants to 23 organizations to support rural economic development projects; The Initiative Foundation in Minnesota was selected for a $173,372 grant to provide training, technical assistance and financial support to 20 non-profit intermediaries that are locally-based and skilled in business development and job creation

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/13/2016

May 13, 2016 Newsletter

Close Up, United Egg Producers, Western Growers Association, Good Samaritan Society, Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Minnesota Realtors Association, Champion of Healthcare Innovation, ALS Association, Lakewood Health System, MSP Tokyo Air Service, Combating Opioid Abuse, Agriculture Committee Update, Sen. Franken 6th Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Competition, and the Annual Sportsmes Caucus Members Shoot Out

National Health Leaders Recognize U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson For Leadership in Healthcare Innovation

May 13, 2016 Press Release

Klobuchar, McCollum, and Minnesota Delegation Urge Department of Transportation to Consider Application for Service Between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

May 13, 2016 Press Release

In a bipartisan letter to Secretary Foxx, Minnesota lawmakers highlight the importance of access to growing Asian markets for Minnesota businesses and travelers

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