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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Collin Peterson welcomed House passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, one of Congress’ most significant investments in environmental conservation in a generation.
DETROIT LAKES, MINN. - Congressman Collin Peterson issued the following statement on the passing of civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis:
“John Lewis was not only a civil rights legend for the country, and an icon in Congress, he was my friend. It has been an honor to know and serve with him. I will miss John greatly and I join the country in mourning this loss.”
WASHINGTON-Today, Representatives Collin C. Peterson (D-MN), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX), co-chairs of the 4-H Congressional Caucus, led a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey, and Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Kay Granger to request additional resources for youth development organizations to continue supporting children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, D.C. - Representative Collin Peterson released the following statement after the House today approved the Moving Forward Act on a vote of 233-188. Peterson opposed the legislation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Collin C. Peterson today received the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Washington DC – Representative Collin Peterson released the following statement after the House today approved the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES) Act on a vote of 208-199. Peterson voted in favor of the legislation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a letter to House and Senate Leadership Thursday, Congressman Collin Peterson, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Filemon Vela of Texas, and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester of Delaware urged the prioritization of $250 billion for a robust plan to test and provide contact tracing for frontline healthcare, first responders, and food and agricultural workers.