Peterson Calls on the USDA to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Klobuchar, Franken, and Peterson urged the agency to use its secretarial authority to take action to protect the nation’s dairy farmers from further crisis and to aid in the expansion and maintenance of domestic markets
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Peterson Secures over $15 Million in Transportation Funding

Since July, I have funneled $15,387,103.00 in grants from the Department of Transportation to regional airports throughout the 7th District. Local airports provide critical economic opportunities to our rural communities, and I will continue to fight for strong transportation funding throughout Minnesota.
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Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/15/2019

Feb 19, 2019 Newsletter

Save the Date: Peterson & Emmer to Host Town Hall Meeting in Melrose, Chairman’s Corner (Minnesota and National Associations of Wheat Growers, National Milk Producers Federation CEO Jim Mulhern, USDA Farm Bill Implementation Meeting, National Agricultural Aviation Association), House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Organizational Meeting, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano, Washington Agricultural Roundtable, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, Agritalk, Taxpayer Advocate, Minnesota Small Business Development Centers, Waterways Council, Inc., Women in Ag Conference, The Best in Wheat and Soybean Research and Marketing, Making it Home, Appropriations to Fund the Government, Biodiesel Tax Credit, Congressional Western Caucus, Joel Heitkamp’s Take on the Government Funding Situation, Service to Student Veterans, Protecting 340b.

Peterson and Emmer to co-host a Bipartisan Town Hall

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/8/2019

Feb 11, 2019 Newsletter

Spam Calls Task Force Act, Preventing the Spread of African Swine Fever, State of the Union, Chairman’s Corner (Minnesota Barley Association, National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance, Agricultural Retailers Association, USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council, USA Rice Federation, Farmers’ Rice Cooperative, American Crystal Sugar), Agriculture Committee Organizational Meeting, Biodiesel Benefits Soybean Farmers, American Indian Higher Education Consortium, Minnesota Rural Water Association, University of Minnesota Extension, Minnesota State Association of Narcotics Investigators, Karlstad is a “Purple Heart City,” Minnesota Farmers Union at the State Capitol, Dr. Duane Browning Retires from Family Practice Medicine, Minnesotans Honored at National Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting, AM 1100 The Flag, Cyril “Cy” Carpenter 12/21/1922 – 2/4/2019, Broadband Development Toolkit.

Peterson statement on the 2019 State of the Union

Feb 6, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/1/2019

Feb 4, 2019 Newsletter

Minnesota Canola, National Sorghum Producers, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Adam on Agriculture, Ducks Unlimited, United Postmasters and Managers of America, USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Program Deadline Extensions, Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act.

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