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April 15, 2019 Newsletter
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Minnesota Delegation Hot Dish Competition, Chairman’s Corner (Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Leadership Institute, the American Association of Avian Pathologists, Minnesota Pork Producers Association, 4-Hers from the District, North American Agricultural Journalists, White Earth Nation, Red Lake Nation, Karlstad and Red Lake Students, North American Building Trades Union, Explore Minnesota, Minnesota Addiction Professionals, Charps in Clearbrook, Minnesota Hospital Association, Minnesota Optometric Association, Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists, University of Minnesota LEND and The Arc, Minnesota Beer Wholesalers Association, Minnesota Ophthalmologists, Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care, Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation, Americans for Homeopathy Choice, National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials, American Waterways Operators, E2 Visa Holders, Red Lake Electric Annual Meeting, Service Academy Night in Bemidji, Minnesota National Guard Quarterly Meeting, Save the Internet Act, 2017 Census of Agriculture.
April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON-Representatives Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) and H. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) led a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency to provide better certainty for wood heater manufactures across the United States.

The letter asks the EPA to finalize the proposed rule as soon as possible and include wood and pellet stoves in the final rule. These models were left out of the proposed sell-through rule.

March 25, 2019 Newsletter
Meeting with Customs and Border Protection, Chairman’s Corner (Minnesota Soybean Growers Association), Town Hall Meetings in Alexandria.
March 19, 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friends, This week, the Administration released the budget they would like to see passed for fiscal year 2020, which calls for deep cuts to a number of programs important to rural America, including crop insurance, rural water, and housing programs.
March 11, 2019 Newsletter
Letter to EPA on Wood Heaters, Letter to Education Secretary DeVos on Argosy University Closures, Detroit Lakes Veterans Town Hall, Meeting with Veterans in Willmar and Hutchinson, Chairman’s Corner (Bob Fox, Barnes-Aastad, Midwest Dairy, Jim Fisher, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota Extension, Tri-Societies, National Sunflower Association), Students United, Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars, Minnesota National Guard, 340B Health, TSC Advocates, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Medical Association, SHAPE America, Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund of Minnesota, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, Minnesota Humanities Center, Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Minnesota Census Mobilization Partnership & the Minnesota Council on Foundations, Virtual Dementia Tour, Winter in Minnesota, Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.
March 4, 2019 Newsletter
IRS publishes Notice Providing Relief for Farmers Filling Deadline after Peterson Letter, Agriculture Committee Hearing with Secretary Perdue, Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing with Secretary Wilkie, Chairman’s Corner (Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership, Red River Valley Sugarbeet Association, Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, Minnesota Farmers Union, American Coalition for Ethanol, Minnesota School Nutrition Association, Hormel Foods), National Indian Gaming Association, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, AIPAC, East Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce, Prairie Public Broadcasting, Fraternal Order of Police, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA), Minnesota Biofuels Association, Kittson County Natural Resource Conservation Service, Opportunity Zones Workshop, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, The Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act.
February 25, 2019 Newsletter
Melrose Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Tom Emmer, Warrior Boats, Todd County Commissioners, University of Minnesota Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause, Red River Watershed Management Board, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, USDA Agriculture Outlook Forum, Letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Rettig on March 1st Filing Deadline for Farmers, Rural Hospital Frontier Fairness Act, AARP Foundation Tax Aide Assistance Locations in Minnesota, NCAA Final Four.
February 19, 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friends, This week, Congress enacted legislation to fund the remaining government agencies through September 30, 2019. This legislation provides certainty to the federal employees, farmers, businesses, and many others that depend on the government to deliver essential services.
January 21, 2019 Newsletter
Appointed to Serve on House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Matt Lohr, AgCountry Farm Credit Services, Agriculture and Immigration Reform, 100th Anniversary of the American Farm Bureau, Harley Anez Appointed to Air Force Academy, David Torgerson Announces Retirement from Minnesota Wheat Growers Association, Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference, Perham Health – Silos to Circles, Small Grains Updates, Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission, Temple Grandin Speaks at University of Minnesota Crookston, Legislation Creating Loan Program for Workers Affected by Government Shutdown, Farm Service Agency (FSA) Offices Open for Limited Services January 17, 18, and 22, SCAM ALERT! – Fake Social Security Administration Calls.
December 11, 2018 Newsletter
Underpaid GI Bill Benefits, Donation Announced for Montevideo Veterans Home Project, Talking Farm Bill in Moorhead and South St. Paul, Sugarbeet Growers Meet in Fargo, Former President George H. W. Bush: 1924 – 2018, Todd County Farm Bureau, Governor-Elect Tim Walz Visits Hallock, Northwest Regional Development Commission Meeting, Highway 2 Manufacturers, Agricultural Trade Projections for 2019.

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