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Jun 22, 2012

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 6/22

Severe weather, recent legislation for the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, farm bill update, 7th District Art Competition Winner

Jun 4, 2012

Alert: Refund Scheme - Military Disability Compensation

Phony refund schemes related to military disability compensation

May 25, 2012

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/25

Memorial Day, Farm Bill meetings, Minnesota Small Business Person of the Year, UAS Summit, and more

Nov 7, 2011

Honoring our Veterans

This Veterans Day, we renew our commitment to keep our promises to our nation’s 23 million veterans, including the 51,000 veterans here in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District. These veterans and their families have earned our respect for their sacrifice and service.

May 25, 2011

Americans coming together on Memorial Day

This spring, communities across the state are holding deployment ceremonies. The Minnesota National Guard is mobilizing 2,400 troops for a one-year deployment to support Operation New Dawn (Iraq). May they all come home safely.

Sep 20, 2010

Peterson Co-Sponsors Bill to Correct and Streamline New GI Bill

Congressman Collin Peterson announced his support and co-sponsorship for Congressman Walt Minnick’s Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010 (H.R. 5933).

Jul 1, 2010

Peterson pays tribute to Korean War Veterans on 60th Anniversary of the Korean War

“As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War. I would like to pay tribute to the veterans who have served in this war,” Peterson said.

Jul 9, 2009

Peterson Introduces Legislation To Name Alex VA Clinic After Max Beilke

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson today introduced legislation that would name the Alexandria, Minn. VA outpatient clinic after Alexandria native Max J. Beilke.

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.

Aug 13, 2007

Peterson & Walz send Letter to Army Secretary Regarding GI Bill Benefits for the 1/34TH Brigade Combat Team

In a letter sent to Army Secretary Geren, Representatives Tim Walz and Collin Peterson, as well as four other members of the Minnesota Congressional delegation, expressed their concern that some members of the 1/34th Brigade Combat Team (BCT) of the Minnesota National Guard are not able to receive full GI Bill benefits despite their extended tour of duty in Iraq.

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