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March 27, 2020 Newsletter
Coronavirus Prevention Guidelines, Government Response to COVID-19, DHS Designates Agriculture as Critical Infrastructure, Local Food Pantries, Emergency Motor Carrier Regulatory Relief , Production of Ethanol-Based Hand Sanitizer, Biofuels Caucus Asks the Administration to Support the Ethanol Industry, Guidance for Veterans, GI Bill Flexibility for Student Veterans, Health & Healthcare Updates, Medicare Expands Telemedicine Coverage, High-Deductible Health Plans can cover COVID-19 costs, Donate Blood, Consumer Protection Resources, FCC Resources, Social Security, Taxes, Federal Filing Deadline Postponed to July 15, State Tax Information, Small Business Resources, Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), Additional Business Resources, Employment Resources, Department of Labor, Filing for State Unemployment Benefits, State Employees, Effects on Job Corps, Education Updates, Student Loan Payments Suspended, Administration waives K-12 standardized testing requirements, Asking the Department of Education to Protect Students, Resources for Families, Library of Congress, PBS, Smithsonian Institute, Online Agriculture Experiences, Water Management and Flood Damage Conference, Western Minnesotan recognized for heroism, and Congressional Art Competition.
February 25, 2020 Newsletter
Minnesota House Delegation Vet Centers Letter, HVAC Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions Letter, Port Hours of Service in Lancaster and Roseau, Small Business Administration Meeting in Willmar, Beltrami Island State Forest Trail Network, International Crop Expo, UMN Center for Farm Financial Management, Advocating for New Marketing Opportunities, Minnesota Blue Cross Blue Shield, Habitat for Humanity, AARP Foundation offering Tax Assistance, Grain Bin Safety Week and NGFA Resources, Census Bureau Hiring for 2020, and National Entrepreneurship Week.
January 21, 2020 Newsletter
Patrick Henry Award, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 4-H on Capitol Hill, Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers, Senate Passes USMCA Trade Agreement, CBD Legislation, Phase 1 China Deal, European Union Commissioner Phil Hogan, Theresa Gillie, Jake Chisholm, CentraCare, Minnesota Hospital Association Trustee Conference, Minnesota Organic Conference, Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference, Red River Watershed Management Board, $10 Million in Animal Pest and Disease Prevention, and Letter to Secretary Mnuchin.
December 16, 2019 Newsletter
Sugar Meetings with Sen. Hoeven, Member Day at the Ag Committee, Ag Processing Inc, NASDA, MN National Guard, Moment of Silence, Air Force Academy Nomination, Twin Cities and Western Railroad Company, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Minnesota State Forester, Lamb and Wool Producers Association, 2020 Census Effort, New London-Spicer School, USMCA, Farm Workforce Modernization Act, Conservation Stewardship Program, ARC/PLC Informational Meetings, and USDA Extends Dairy Margins Coverage and Market Facilitation Program Signup.
December 9, 2019 Newsletter
TRACED Act, International Dairy Foods Association Leadership Award, HVAC, ELSA Update, Jim and Rosie Clemenson, Ecolab, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, American Crystal Sugar Meeting, Military and Veteran Exchange, United Veterans Legislative Council Meeting, Minnesota Hemp Conference Expo 2019, U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Import-Export Bank Reauthorization, USDA Announces CRP General Signup, Renewable Fuel Standard Update, American Agriwomen Elects National Officers, Social Security Administration Expanding Field Office Hours, and Telemedicine Expansion.
December 2, 2019 Newsletter
Tariff Exclusions for small businesses, Medicare Benefits, Meetings with American Crystal Sugar, Number 1 Turkey District, Service Academy Interviews, Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council, Regional Employer Summit in Alexandria, School Bus Safety, and USDA Offers Low-Interest Farm Storage Loans.
November 25, 2019 Newsletter
White Earth Nation, National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association, Rural Broadband Providers, HVAC, University of Minnesota LEND, Riviana Wild Rice, Minnesota Industrial Hemp Program, 9 Veterans’ Affairs Bills Passed in the House, National Rural Health day, Sacred Heart USDA Funding, Governor’s Biofuels Council, and Internship Applications.
November 4, 2019 Newsletter
Impeachment Statement, Serving the 7th on Rural Frontier Fairness Act, CFTC, Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau, Agriculture Labor Reform Legislation, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing, HVAC, AIPAC, Economic Development Commission on Kandiyohi County and the City of Willmar, United Steelworkers, Blue Ribbon Ceremony at Lincoln Elementary, Round Table with Gov. Walz in East Grand Forks, Enbridge Pipeline 3, Ortonville Water Tower, Living Memories of World War II, Epilepsy Awareness Month, USDA Announce Hemp Program, and Halloween Blizzard.
October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (October 30, 2019) – The House Agriculture Committee passed H.R. 4895, legislation to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission through 2025 by voice vote this morning.

October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON- House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson delivered the following remarks at today's full committee business meeting on the reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

[As Prepared for Delivery]

"We are here today to consider a bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. 

"I want to thank Ranking Member Conaway and his staff for working with us throughout this process.

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