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April 19, 2012 Newsletter
Anniversary of 1997 Floods, Sportmans Week in Washington, Reconciliation
September 29, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representative Collin Peterson today announced over $4.7 million for targeted job training and workforce development at Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) in Thief River Falls.
September 20, 2010 Press Release
Congressman Collin Peterson announced his support and co-sponsorship for Congressman Walt Minnick’s Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010 (H.R. 5933).
September 9, 2010 Press Release
Six schools in Minnesota were designated as 2010 National Blue Ribbon Schools. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools whose students achieve at very high levels or have made significant progress and helped close gaps in achievement, especially among disadvantaged and minority students.
June 20, 2008 Press Release
Congressman Collin Peterson supported a bipartisan supplemental appropriations bill that includes expansion of the GI Bill of Rights, funding for troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan , an extension of unemployment benefits, and emergency relief for areas devastated by flooding.
February 8, 2008 Press Release
Congressman Collin Peterson yesterday voted for legislation that will tackle the high price of college tuition and remove obstacles that make it difficult for qualified students to go to college.
September 7, 2007 Press Release
Congressman Collin Peterson today voted for final passage of legislation to make the largest investment in college financial aid since the 1944 GI Bill.
In a letter sent to Army Secretary Geren, Representatives Tim Walz and Collin Peterson, as well as four other members of the Minnesota Congressional delegation, expressed their concern that some members of the 1/34th Brigade Combat Team (BCT) of the Minnesota National Guard are not able to receive full GI Bill benefits despite their extended tour of duty in Iraq.