More on Spending Cuts and Debt

Jul 27, 2012

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/27

Korean War Armistice - 60th Anniversary, 2012 Farm Families, Support for Red Tape Reduction Act and Audit the Fed, Minnesota Redistricting Map and Explanation, Latest Update from Ag Committee and Farm Bill

May 11, 2012

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/11

Rural Post Offices, Senior Corps, Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act, Rural Pharmacies, Agriculture

Jan 25, 2012

USDA will close 7 offices in Minnesota

In 2011, Cargill recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey, the largest amount meat ever included in a recall. But U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Detroit Lakes, said there's no reason to think that the USDA shutdowns will affect food safety. He said only management and support positions are affected.

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.