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November 24, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Today, U.S. Representatives Collin Peterson (D-MN), Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to House Leadership and the Appropriations Committee requesting language delaying implementation of the April 2020 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Order granting Ligado’s application to deploy a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G services.

October 26, 2020 Newsletter
American Bikers for Awareness, Training, & Education Legislator of the Year; Chairman’s Corner: COVID Assistance for Farmers and Ranchers, Working with Local Governments to Address Issues with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Looking Forward with AURI; Legislative Update: H.R. 7777 Paycheck Protection; Redwood County Board of Commissioners; Valley Senior Services: Not-for-Profit of the Year; National Co-op Month; COVID-19 Updates & Resources; MNsure Open Enrollment; Medicare Open Enrollment; National EIP Registration Day; FEMA 10 Tips for CyberSafety; This Week in History: Statue of Liberty Dedication; Views from the 7th.
August 3, 2020 Newsletter
U.S. Trade Representative Chief Agriculture Negotiator Gregg Doud, VA Committee Mark-Up, National Guard Deployment Ceremony, Big Stone County Board, H.R. 7575 the Water Resources Development Act, H.R. 7027 the Child Care is Essential Act, Remote Recreational Small Business Interruption Program Act, 2020 Farm Families Announced, High Water and Wind at Upper Red Lake, Paycheck Protection Program Deadline, Small Cities Development Program Application, Retirement Distribution Waiver, Strange Seeds, Donations Needed, and Albert Woolson.
July 16, 2020 Newsletter
Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Winner, Minnesota Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources Work to Streamline Haying and Grazing, 4-H Caucus Advocates for Youth Development Organizations, Urging the FCC to Prevent Ag Tech Interference, MN National Guard Congressional Breakfast Briefing, JBS Pipestone Donates Pork to Local Organizations, COVID-19 Updates, Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Impact Payments, and This Week In History: Paul Hjelm-Hansen.
June 1, 2020 Newsletter
Memorial Day; USDA Announces New Details of Coronavirus Aid to Farmers; Supporting the Ethanol Industry; Agricultural Disaster Designation for SD, MN counties; Thank You to All of Our Food System; Call to Resume Full Hours of Services in Lancaster, Roseau; EPA Proposes Changes for Residential Wood Heaters; Universal Broadband Act: Agriculture, National Farmers Union President Rob Larew, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) CEO Dr. Barb Glenn, Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose; MN Rural Letter Carriers Association; Stepping up in the 7th: High school robotics teams design gear for first responders; COVID-19 Updates: Stay At Home Order, Filing Paper Tax Returns, Economic Impact Payments, Employer Tax Credit, Smithsonian’s Distanced Learning Resources; The Story Behind Land O’Lakes Butter Logo; and FEMA Hiring.
May 7, 2020 Newsletter
Reopening Livestock Processing Plants, Haying and Grazing on SHIPP Acres, Agriculture Committee’s 200th Anniversary, COVID-19 Updates, Gov. Walz Extends Stay Home Order, Opens Some Businesses, Unemployment Assistance for Self-Employed, Economic Impact Payments Updates, VA Telehealth Webinar, Tips for Rural Groceries during COVID-19, Oslo Flooding, Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Increase in Telehealth Use, and Carrol’s Wild Life.
March 11, 2020 Newsletter
Perham Health Visit, Wyatt Schmidt Appointed to Air Force Academy, Veterans Affairs, Hancock Public School Receives Blue Ribbon Designation, Prairie Producers’ Industrial Hemp Growers Meeting, AgriGrowth Legislative Reception, Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP), American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association, Minnesota Business Aviation Association, Minnesota Hunger Alliance, National Sunflower Association, School Land Trust, Minnesota Humanities Center, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, Pediatric Dentists, Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association (MN PERA), American Battlefield Trust, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) & Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Advocates, Celebrating the Life of Norma Hanson, Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Tips to Stay Healthy, MN Department of Ag Seeking School Dairy Grant Applications, and Congressional Art Competition.
March 2, 2020 Newsletter
Disaster Assistance Secured for Sugar, Excessive Moisture, and Drought, Minnesota Disabled American Veterans (MN DAV), VA Secretary Wilkie, MN Department of Veterans Affairs, Agricultural staff associations, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Tim Dufault, USA Rice Federation, Innovative Wood Products, American Wild Game and Livestock Protection Act, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Thom Peterson, Minnesota National Guard, Minnesota Civil Air Patrol (CAP), Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association, Minnesota Department of Transportation, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), Prairie Public Broadcasting, Sioux Falls Vet Center, Southwest MN Workforce Development Board, Job Fair and Hot Jobs, Northern Hazelnut Growers Meeting in Brainerd, MN Credit Unions Association, National Association of Health Underwriters, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA), Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Minnesota Space Grant Consortium, Advocates for Energy Assistance, H.R. 1379 the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA), Congressional Art Competition, Coronavirus: What You Need to Know, Planning to Fly Domestically? Get your Real ID before October 1st, Veterans Scholarship for Tuition Free Master’s Program, and Register Your Workplace for Census@Work Day.
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.

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