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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 Press Release

(Detroit Lakes, Minnesota) - Representative Collin Peterson is calling on Canadian officials to provide an opportunity for property owners to travel to the Northwest Angle, while still adhering to travel restrictions between the United States and Canada. 

 

The US-Canada border has been closed to all non-essential traffic since March.

 

July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Representatives Collin Peterson (D-MN), Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA), and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai questioning the Commission's April 20, 2020, Order granting Ligado's application to deploy a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G services.

 

July 6, 2020 Newsletter
Murray County Museum, USMCA Goes Into Effect, Introducing Bill to Expand Local Meat Processing, Urging President Trump to Uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard, Reinvigorating Lending for the Future (RLF) Act, Unfunded Mandates Accountability & Transparency Act, Opposition to H.R. 2 Moving Forward Act, Garden Valley Technologies Annual Meeting, Congressional Art Competition – Last Call to Vote!, Cost Share Deadline Extended, July 15 Tax Deadline, Hunger Impact Partners, Apply for the Dream Big Awards, COVID-19 Updates, Economic Impact Payments, Stepping Up in the 7th – Titan Machinery, First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry at Gettysburg, and Views from the 7th.
July 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -   Representative Collin Peterson released the following statement after the House today approved the Moving Forward Act on a vote of 233-188.  Peterson opposed the legislation. 

April 17, 2020 Newsletter
Bringing Minnesotans Home from Abroad; Oslo Becomes an Island, Again; My Recent Action on COVID-19; Supporting Local Initiatives; Funding Rural Hospitals; Oversight of Cattle and Beef Markets; Support for the Biofuels Industry; My Previous Action on COVID-19; Economic Impact Payments Information; Additional COVID-19 Updates & Resources; Consumer Resources; Ensuring Telecommunication Connectivity; Agriculture & Rural Development; Unemployment Compensation; New PPP Eligible Lenders & Interim Final Rule; Emergency Childcare Grants; Additional Employee & Business Resources; Veterans; Grants for Veterans; Education & Families; Taxes; North Country Food Bank; Mayo Clinic leads on Convalescent Plasma for COVID Patients; Minnesota’s Chandler Industries Steps Up; and Congressional Art Competition.
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.
March 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (March 19, 2020) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson welcomed two announcements from the Federal government that would expand flexibility in response to the growing coronavirus pandemic.

March 11, 2020 Newsletter
Perham Health Visit, Wyatt Schmidt Appointed to Air Force Academy, Veterans Affairs, Hancock Public School Receives Blue Ribbon Designation, Prairie Producers’ Industrial Hemp Growers Meeting, AgriGrowth Legislative Reception, Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP), American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association, Minnesota Business Aviation Association, Minnesota Hunger Alliance, National Sunflower Association, School Land Trust, Minnesota Humanities Center, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, Pediatric Dentists, Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association (MN PERA), American Battlefield Trust, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) & Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Advocates, Celebrating the Life of Norma Hanson, Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Tips to Stay Healthy, MN Department of Ag Seeking School Dairy Grant Applications, 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.

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