More on Economy and Jobs

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.

Sep 21, 2007

MMCDC awarded HUD funding for Sah-Kah-Tay organization

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation is the recipient of a $180,000 federal award through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

May 4, 2007

Tracy Kid’s World Awarded USDA Funding for New Facility

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson announced that Tracy Kid’s World has been awarded a $100,000 grant, and a $1.12 million loan from USDA Rural Development to build a new daycare facility in Tracy, Minn.

Jan 12, 2007

Peterson to Sponsor Economic Conference

In an effort to address and explore how local foods can be an economic development engine for rural communities, Congressman Collin Peterson announced today that he is sponsoring a conference called The Home Grown Economy: Foods from Local Farms as an Economic Development Tool.