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November 20, 2020 Newsletter
Thank You Veterans, Line 3 Replacement Project Update, COVID-19 Updates & Resources, American Education Week, Hemp Growing in Minnesota, EIP Deadline Reminder, MNsure & Medicare Open Enrollment, This Week in History: The Founding of Hutchinson, Minnesota.
October 13, 2020 Newsletter
Signup for 2021 Dairy Margin Coverage Begins Oct. 13th, MAKE PPE Act, Protecting Regional Sports Networks, Stepping up in the Seventh, Legislative Update, Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, 2020 Commanders Task Force Meeting, CODEL Breakfast Briefing, RiverView Health Building Project, COVID-19 Updates & Resources, Congressional App Challenge, 2021 Capitol Hill Challenge, Extended EIP Deadline, Social Security Updates, This Week in History: National Farmers Day.
August 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Collin Peterson today announced the Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for students in middle and high school across Minnesota's Seventh District.

 

The CAC accepts computer programs (or apps) written in any programming language, for any platform (desktop/PC, web, mobile, raspberry Pi, etc.).

 

The Challenge's submission portal is now open. Students must register online and submit their app by October 19th. The competition welcomes all students who meet the eligibility requirements, regardless of coding experience.

August 11, 2020 Newsletter
Requesting Direct Aid for Ethanol and Biodiesel Producers, Farmfest 2020, 15th Anniversary of the Renewable Fuel Standard, H.R. 7642, the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services (CERTS) Act, H.R. 4104, Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, Prairie PROducers, Rural America Counts, COVID-19 Testing in MN, Mental Health Resources, Technology Grant Opportunity, and 4-year-old Mayor Bobby Tufts.
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.
July 10, 2020 Press Release

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.

 

June 29, 2020 Newsletter
House Biofuels Caucus’s Ethanol Industry Town Hall; AGRI Farm to School Rapid Response Grants; Minnesota Realtors; Wolf Livestock Depredation; New Social Security Benefits Portal; Free Parenting Resources for Veterans; COVID-19 Updates; Stay Safe MN; CDC Case Surveillance Report; Cover smart. Do your part. Slow the spread.; Small Business Relief Grants; Health Care Spending Flexibility; Economic Impact Payments; Smithsonian’s Distanced Learning Resources; 2020 Census Update; and Vote in the Congressional Art Competition
June 16, 2020 Newsletter
U.S. Chamber of Congress Bipartisanship Award; Calling on USDA to address CFAP concerns; Dicamba Use Allowed for This Year’s Crop; Supporting Biofuels through the Renewable Fuel Standard; Accessing VA Response to COVID-19; Storms Dominate Weather in NW Minnesota; Stepping Up in the 7th; Views from the 7th; COVID-19 Updates; Guidance for Youth and Adult Sports; Economic Impact Payments; Parts of Minnesota Experiencing Moderate Drought; 2020 Census Update; and Vote in the Congressional Art Competition.
June 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Congressman Collin C. Peterson is pleased to announce the winner of the Congressional Art Competition from Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District.

 

Heidi Brouwer of Raymond is this year’s winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, for her painting, “Hope.” Heidi attends Central Minnesota Christian School of Prinsburg. She will have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to view her work alongside other winners from across the country.

 

May 11, 2020 Newsletter
Universal Broadband Act; Letter to House and Senate Leadership; National Input on the Universal Act: Broadband Beat, NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband; Department of Justice to Investigate Meat Processors; National Nurses Week; Stepping up in the 7th: Hope for Our City, Food to Go in Marshall, Project 2 Fold, Sparboe Community Egg Giveaway, Prairie Musicians Provides Live Music at Home, Moorhead Spuds Play Rival in “Distance Game,” Fergus Falls Teacher Creates Pomp and Circumstance Video; COVID-19 Updates: Restarting Elective Procedures, Economic Impact Payments Updates, Unemployment Assistance, New Cost-Sharing Options for Small Food & Beverage Makers, New Round of MN Child Care Grants, New Round of MN Child Care Grants, Foster Care Resources/Foster Care Month, FEMA Delivers PPE Packages for Nursing Homes, Plasma Donations; Northwest Angle Documentary; Carrol’s Wild Life; Congressional Art Competition; County Fairs Cancelled for 2020; and Minnesota Statehood Anniversary.

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