More on Economy and Jobs

May 22, 2012

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Critical Trade Office Will Stay Open to Assist Local Minnesota Exporters

Klobuchar, Franken and Peterson pushed to keep open the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Office in Kazakhstan; closing the office would have hurt local Minnesota businesses that export their products to the country.

Nov 30, 2011

Air Service to Thief River Falls Will Continue

Following Delta’s announcement that it was discontinuing service to greater Minnesota airports, Klobuchar, Franken and Peterson worked with Thief River Falls to ensure continued service to the community

Sep 22, 2011

Reps. Peterson, Smith, and Sens. Portman, Pryor Introduce Bill to Reduce Red Tape

Bipartisan Measure is Biggest Effort to Reform Regulatory Process in More Than a Decade

Sep 6, 2011

Perham awarded EDA funds for wastewater treatment

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the City of Perham has been awarded $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration for investment in the city’s wastewater treatment system

Sep 30, 2010

Hutchinson Senior Care Awarded Funds For Senior Nursing Facility

Hutchinson Senior Care Services was awarded USDA Rural Development funds to construct a senior nursing facility.

Jan 29, 2010

Peterson's Statement about the President's State of the Union Address

“Cut spending, focus on the economy and jobs, and work together to get things done”. That’s exactly what we need to be doing to get our country back on track and if he’s serious about that then I think Congress will do its part too.

Jan 22, 2010

Peterson announces AURI grant for small businesses

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson announced today that the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) in Crookston has been selected to receive a grant to provide technical assistance to small and emerging businesses in the biomass processing industry in seven rural Minnesota counties.

Oct 26, 2009

Peterson Sponsoring Third Home Grown Economy Conference

After two successful local foods conferences in 2007 and 2008, Congressman Collin Peterson announced today that he will sponsor another conference on the topic.

Jun 20, 2008

Peterson supports new GI bill

Congressman Collin Peterson supported a bipartisan supplemental appropriations bill that includes expansion of the GI Bill of Rights, funding for troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan , an extension of unemployment benefits, and emergency relief for areas devastated by flooding.