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March 27, 2020 Newsletter
Coronavirus Prevention Guidelines, Government Response to COVID-19, DHS Designates Agriculture as Critical Infrastructure, Local Food Pantries, Emergency Motor Carrier Regulatory Relief , Production of Ethanol-Based Hand Sanitizer, Biofuels Caucus Asks the Administration to Support the Ethanol Industry, Guidance for Veterans, GI Bill Flexibility for Student Veterans, Health & Healthcare Updates, Medicare Expands Telemedicine Coverage, High-Deductible Health Plans can cover COVID-19 costs, Donate Blood, Consumer Protection Resources, FCC Resources, Social Security, Taxes, Federal Filing Deadline Postponed to July 15, State Tax Information, Small Business Resources, Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), Additional Business Resources, Employment Resources, Department of Labor, Filing for State Unemployment Benefits, State Employees, Effects on Job Corps, Education Updates, Student Loan Payments Suspended, Administration waives K-12 standardized testing requirements, Asking the Department of Education to Protect Students, Resources for Families, Library of Congress, PBS, Smithsonian Institute, Online Agriculture Experiences, Water Management and Flood Damage Conference, Western Minnesotan recognized for heroism, and Congressional Art Competition.
February 20, 2020 Newsletter
FEMA Underestimation Delegation Letter, West Point Appointments, Sec. Perdue, Agriculture Retailers Association, MN Pork Producers Association, Holstein USA, USA Rice Producers Association, Kathy Zeman, White Earth Nation, Veterans Affairs, Minnesota State Board of Trustees, Center for Lyme Action, Dauntless Air, Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association, Sustainable Farming Association Annual Conference, Minnesota DHS Commissioner, Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police, Minnesota National Guard Enlisted Association, Lead for Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health & Primary Care, Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition, Special Olympics International, Prairie Island Indian Community, Neurofibromatosis North Central, UMN Water Resources Center, North Country Trail Association, National Federation for the Blind, Debbie’s Dream Foundation, Winter in the 7th, Legislative Update: Bridging Responsible Ag Conservation Efforts Act, White House Agriculture Budget Request, MDH says Minnesota at Low Risk for Coronavirus, Don’ Delay Purchase of Flood Insurance, FEMA Resources on the Great Lakes High Water.
February 20, 2020 Newsletter
Biofuels Caucus Letter, National Prayer Breakfast, Veterans Affairs, Power and Communications Contractors Association, Minnesota Rural Water Association, Minnesota Association of Small Cities, Education in Minnesota, West Central Initiative’s Legislative Breakfast, Minnesota Healthcare Nonprofits, Minnesota Drug Abuse Prevention, Minnesota Local Taxpayer Advocate, University of Minnesota Extension SNAP Ed, Mining in North East Minnesota, USDA Issues Third Payment of MFP, Aquaculture Boosts Economies in Western Minnesota, Cormorant Management, and New Beginning for Tribal Students Grant Program.
February 19, 2020 Newsletter
Conservation and Forestry subcommittee hearing, USDA FSA, FRSAN oversight hearing, MCGA, President Signs USMCA, Big Game Forever, MREA, White Earth Secretary Alan Roy, House Veterans Affairs Committee, Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline, 2020 Census, NOAA Meeting in Marshall, Induction of Sioux Falls Veterans Affairs Director, Red River basin Drainage Conference, Energy Conservation Projects in the City of Warren, Minnesota Taste Elegance, American Chiropractic Association, Director of the U.S. Commercial Service Office in North Dakota, EPA and Army Corps Announce Final Rule to Redefine WOTUS, Highlights from report on 2020-30 Budget and Economic Outlook, and Veterans can now access patient billing statements online.
February 3, 2020 Newsletter
WOTUS Rule Replacement is Promising for Farmers, Plummer Sportsmen Club, Theresia Gillie, University of Minnesota Morris, Minnesota Agriculture Expo, Chippewa Valley Agrafuels Cooperative Annual Meeting, Swift County Rural Development Authority and Greater Rural Opportunities Working, Cow Calf Days Seminar, Marshall and Kittson County Farm Bill Meetings, Small Grains Update – Morris, Winter Photos Across the District, Double Crested Cormorants, 2020 Census, and Friends of the National WWII Memorial.
January 21, 2020 Newsletter
Patrick Henry Award, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 4-H on Capitol Hill, Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers, Senate Passes USMCA Trade Agreement, CBD Legislation, Phase 1 China Deal, European Union Commissioner Phil Hogan, Theresa Gillie, Jake Chisholm, CentraCare, Minnesota Hospital Association Trustee Conference, Minnesota Organic Conference, Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference, Red River Watershed Management Board, $10 Million in Animal Pest and Disease Prevention, and Letter to Secretary Mnuchin.
January 13, 2020 Newsletter
December 16, 2019 Newsletter
Sugar Meetings with Sen. Hoeven, Member Day at the Ag Committee, Ag Processing Inc, NASDA, MN National Guard, Moment of Silence, Air Force Academy Nomination, Twin Cities and Western Railroad Company, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Minnesota State Forester, Lamb and Wool Producers Association, 2020 Census Effort, New London-Spicer School, USMCA, Farm Workforce Modernization Act, Conservation Stewardship Program, ARC/PLC Informational Meetings, and USDA Extends Dairy Margins Coverage and Market Facilitation Program Signup.
December 9, 2019 Newsletter
TRACED Act, International Dairy Foods Association Leadership Award, HVAC, ELSA Update, Jim and Rosie Clemenson, Ecolab, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, American Crystal Sugar Meeting, Military and Veteran Exchange, United Veterans Legislative Council Meeting, Minnesota Hemp Conference Expo 2019, U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Import-Export Bank Reauthorization, USDA Announces CRP General Signup, Renewable Fuel Standard Update, American Agriwomen Elects National Officers, Social Security Administration Expanding Field Office Hours, and Telemedicine Expansion.
November 4, 2019 Newsletter
Impeachment Statement, Serving the 7th on Rural Frontier Fairness Act, CFTC, Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau, Agriculture Labor Reform Legislation, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing, HVAC, AIPAC, Economic Development Commission on Kandiyohi County and the City of Willmar, United Steelworkers, Blue Ribbon Ceremony at Lincoln Elementary, Round Table with Gov. Walz in East Grand Forks, Enbridge Pipeline 3, Ortonville Water Tower, Living Memories of World War II, Epilepsy Awareness Month, USDA Announce Hemp Program, and Halloween Blizzard.