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Mar 14, 2014

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 3/14/2014

MN Delegation Hotdish Off, Spirit of Enterprise Award, Flood Insurance bill, Railroad Day, Close Up, National Assn of Drug Stores, Construction Union, Painters and Allied Trades Union, Gold and Plump Chickens, Municipal Utilities, American Crystal Sugar, Northern Municipal Power Authority, Soybean Growers, and 7th District constituents.

Mar 7, 2014

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 3/7/2014

Roseau Flood Project and propane crisis updates, WH Easter Egg Roll, visits from the VFW, Army Corps of Engineers, Barnes-Aastad, National Association of Towns and Townships, MN Funeral Directors, Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association, Renville County Commissioner, and the MN Medical Association.

Feb 14, 2014

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/14/2014

2014 Congressional Art Competition begins, propane shortage update, manufacturing and labor meetings, National Salute program, and 7th District Olympians.

Feb 10, 2014

Peterson and Smith find broad bipartisan support for propane letter

Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today sent a letter to President Obama asking for immediate action to address the national propane shortage. More than 70 Members of Congress, including all the members of the Minnesota congressional delegation joined the Peterson-Smith effort by cosigning the bipartisan letter.

Feb 7, 2014

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/7/2014

Joan Mondale, propane and Farm Bill updates, MN National Guard, MN Rural Electric Association, and broadband to rural areas.

Feb 5, 2014

Minnesota Lawmakers Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage

In response to a letter sent by the lawmakers last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that it was extending the State Emergency Declaration hours-of-service exemption to March 1st in the Midwest region. The exemption will give propane suppliers the ability to safely transport propane via roadways from areas with a larger supply to regions affected by the shortage like Minnesota. More than 200,000 households in Minnesota rely on propane as their main source of heat.

Jan 31, 2014

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/31/2014

2014 Farm Bill passage in House, propane shortage, Canadian Consul General, MN Wheat Growers, and newest Yellow Ribbon County member.

Jan 27, 2014

Minnesota Lawmakers, Governor Dayton Call for Immediate Action to Address Critical Propane Shortage

In a letter to President Obama, the lawmakers and Governor urged the Administration to knock down regulatory barriers and take additional steps to alleviate the shortage and provide relief to families and agriculture producers.

Jan 17, 2014

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/17/2014

EPA meeting, tour requests, Moorheads new mayor, FEMA Youth Preparedness Council, and economic disaster loans.

Jan 15, 2014

Peterson Meets with EPA Administrator on RFS

House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson today hosted a meeting with members of Congress and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to express their disappointment in EPA’s proposed volume numbers for 2014. The EPA has proposed significant reductions to the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).

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