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Jan 18, 2013

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/18

House Reading of U.S. Constitution, Audit the Fed, US-Russian Adoption, Microloan Program from USDA, VA Transitions to Paperless Claims, 2013 Presidential Inauguration

Jan 25, 2012

House Ag Committee approves proposed amendments to Dodd-Frank

“The CFTC is going to get this right,” he said. “To date, most of the final rules coming out of the Commission have bipartisan support and are addressing the concerns that stakeholders have expressed to both us and the Commission.”

Dec 12, 2011

Corzine can't explain how his brokerage mislaid $1.2B

Rep. Collin Peterson, a Minnesota Democrat and the agriculture committee's ranking minority member, challenged Corzine to explain MF Global's risky investment policies. Those policies included buying billions of dollars' worth of bonds issued by Italy, Spain, Portugal and Ireland, all countries struggling to pay their bills. Once it purchased the European bonds, MF Global used them as collateral to borrow money.

Jul 21, 2010

Peterson praises Wall Street reform law

The bill will help hold Wall Street accountable, end taxpayer funded bailouts, and restore confidence in our financial system. Congressman Peterson voted for the Wall Street Reform bill when it passed the U.S. House of Representatives.