More on Congressional Issues
WASHINGTON (January 24, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota announced the election of the Chairs of the six House Agriculture Subcommittees following the Committee’s Democratic Caucus organizational meeting today in Washington.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Collin C. Peterson today gave the following statement on border security needs.
“I gave an interview yesterday in which I said that we should give the President the $5.7 billion he requested for the wall, with important conditions attached. Those conditions are what are critically important, and where we need to have a discussion.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.) and Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska) are leading a bipartisan letter urging President Trump and Congressional Leadership to come to an expeditious agreement to reopen the government while securing the border. Young and Peterson are currently adding co-signers to the letter, which illustrates a shared willingness to work across the aisle for common sense legislation. The letter is supported by an equal number of Democrats and Republicans.
WASHINGTON (January 18, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota on Friday welcomed the new and returning members of the Committee for the 116th Congress.
“This is a strong roster for the Ag Committee and I’m looking forward to tackling the challenges that our farmers and ranchers, rural communities and working families face,” said Peterson. “We have a good cross-section of the diversity of crops grown in this country and the regions that grow them, as well as great representation of the variety of issues of jurisdiction on the Committee.”