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September 3, 2019 Newsletter
Addressing Questions about Market Facilitation Program, Rural Stress Network, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Detroit Lakes Office House, Randy Kempfer, Dan Rea, Glenwood State Bank, UTU Railroad Employees, New Horizon Farms, AARP, American Crystal Sugar Plant, Northern Woodwork, Batch Block Opera House in Staples, and the American Farm Bureau Federation.
July 29, 2019 Newsletter
Multiemployer Pensions Act, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, Market Facilitation Program, Minnesota Rural Electric Association, Friend of the Farm Credit Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Market to Market Interview, University of Minnesota Crookston, House Veterans’ Affairs Hearing, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Minnesota Association of Service Dog Providers, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, Independent Living Council, School Social Work Association of America, American Legion Boys and Girls Nation, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, Minnesota Craft Distillers, Thrivent Financial, Minnesota Extension Rural Stress Task Force, Inter-County Community Action Agency, Yellow Medicine County First Responders, and the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.
July 15, 2019 Newsletter
Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, INFRA and BUILD Grant Applications, Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act, Chairman’s Corner (Broadband Hearing, American Farm Bureau Federation Council of Presidents, 2019 Hunger Leadership Award, Schwan’s), Chairman Chris Giancarlo’s Farewell, House Veteran’s Affairs Markup Hearing, Renewable Fuels Association Board Meeting, National Cemetery Administration, Christensen Farms, Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Minnesota Educators in D.C (Minnesota Special Education Directors, Minnesota Association of School Administrators, Sourcewell), Soybean Growers Anxious at 1-Year Anniversary of China Tariffs, EPA’s Proposal for Biodiesel in 2021, Save Our Pensions, United Veterans Legislative Council Meeting, Celebration Day at Anheuser-Busch Malting Facility, Northland Community Technical College Receives Grant, Willmar Wye Groundbreaking, Focus on the Debt, Hearing From You.
July 9, 2019 Newsletter
Anti-Sugar Amendments, Boat Guides, Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee hearing, Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit Subcommittee hearing, Sugarbeet Growers Association, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing, Congressional Art Competition, 4H, Pat Haggerty, AIPAC, Renewable Fuels Association, National Renderers Association, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Lewis and Clark Regional Water System, St. Cloud CVSO Meeting, Taxpayer Advocate Congressional Seminar, Focus on the Debt, Hearing from You, Rural Broadband, Cover Crop Management, This Week in History, and Tours.
June 28, 2019 Newsletter
USDA Cover Crops on Prevented Planting, Subcommittee hearing on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, HVAC Hearing, Enterprise Minnesota State of Manufacturing, Kool TV, Colonel Christopher Meyers, USMC, Transportation Meetings, Kids for the Boundary Waters, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Electric Youth Tour, Minnesota Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, Magellan Midstream Partners, Northwest Community Action Inc, Focus on the Debt, Last Week’s Questionnaire Results, and Tariffs Causing Missed Opportunities for Hog Farmers.
June 17, 2019 Newsletter
Mulitemployer Pensions Act, FEEDD Act, Chairman’s Corner, Dairy Margin Coverage Signup, U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Minnesota Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Minnesota Soybean Growers, Citizen’s Climate Lobby, Alexandria Students, Minnesota Horse Council, Snowmobilers, American Foundation of Suicide, ALS, UMN Morris Student Government, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, U.S. Commercial Service, Lakewood Healthcare System, Red River Basin Commission Meeting, Art Competition Winners, Focus on the Debt, 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill, 950+ Agriculture Groups Call for Action on USMCA
May 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON-Representative Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Detroit Lakes-Wething Field a grant of $12,826,068 for airport infrastructure improvements. This win comes after years of local community leadership and advocacy. New funds will be used to support further development of runway construction and the extension of the parallel taxiway.

May 29, 2019 Newsletter
Serving the 7th, Rural Broadband Task Force, Chairman’s Corner (Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, Dave Larsen), Minnesota Realtors, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Annual Clays Competition, Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild, Promotional Products Association International, Northland Community and Technical College Aviation Graduation, University of Minnesota Energy Policy Discussion, American College of Physicians, Lions Club, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Minnesota Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Litchfield Students Awarded for Hand Hygiene, National Dreams to Success, Minnesota Humanities Center, 2019 Veteran’s Voices Award, Focus on the Debt, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, Lewis and Clark Connects to Worthington, E15 Fuel, Federal Gas Tax.
May 13, 2019 Newsletter
Constituent Services, Chairman’s Corner (Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Hearing, Compeer Financial, CoBank), House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Schools in D.C., Willmar Friends Appointed to Service Academies, Congressional Art Competition Winner, Stearns County Attorney, Transportation and Infrastructure Meetings, U.S. Bank, Institute for Portfolio Alternatives, National Association of Addiction Treatment, Minnesota Lymphedema Advocacy Group, Federal Disaster Assistance, Highway 2 West Manufacturers Association Meeting, Small Business Administration Association Meeting, Minnesota Association of County Office Employees Convention, Library of Congress Books Presented to Ortonville Public Library, Focus on the Debt (Disaster Funds), Minneapolis Passport Agency Anniversary Event, Up to $2500 Match for STEM Interns, Protect Your Move.
May 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Representatives Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) and Greg Pence (R-IN) introduced legislation to reduce the regulatory burden on the hard-working men and women of America’s robust agricultural community.

The Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act of 2019 (H.R. 2460), directs the U.S. Department of Transportation to examine Hours of Service (HOS) regulations and the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations to identify obstacles to the safe, humane, and market-efficient transport of livestock and other perishable agricultural commodities.

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