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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.
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.
February 20, 2020 Newsletter
FEMA Underestimation Delegation Letter, West Point Appointments, Sec. Perdue, Agriculture Retailers Association, MN Pork Producers Association, Holstein USA, USA Rice Producers Association, Kathy Zeman, White Earth Nation, Veterans Affairs, Minnesota State Board of Trustees, Center for Lyme Action, Dauntless Air, Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association, Sustainable Farming Association Annual Conference, Minnesota DHS Commissioner, Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police, Minnesota National Guard Enlisted Association, Lead for Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health & Primary Care, Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition, Special Olympics International, Prairie Island Indian Community, Neurofibromatosis North Central, UMN Water Resources Center, North Country Trail Association, National Federation for the Blind, Debbie’s Dream Foundation, Winter in the 7th, Legislative Update: Bridging Responsible Ag Conservation Efforts Act, White House Agriculture Budget Request, MDH says Minnesota at Low Risk for Coronavirus, Don’ Delay Purchase of Flood Insurance, FEMA Resources on the Great Lakes High Water.
January 13, 2020 Newsletter
Keith Olander, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Update, Women’s Health, United Way of Southwest Minnesota, Teacher Shortage Meeting, State Legislative Update, Farm Service Agency and Minnesota Extension Farm Bill Meetings, Small Grains Update Meetings, Fourtown Grygla Sportsmans Club Annual Meeting, and TRACED Act.
January 13, 2020 Newsletter
Impeachment Statement, Serving the 7th, USMCA Vote, Chairman’s Corner, Emmanuel Chavira, First District Association Meeting in Litchfield, Air Force Academy Appointee, United Farm Workers for America, Minnesota Christmas Tree, Polaris, Grain Bin Rescue Facility, Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs, Minnesota Food Shelves, Northwest Minnesota Farm Meetings, Water Impoundments Work, Winter in the 7th, Environmental Protection Agency Lets Farmers Down Again, Census Bureau Hiring Hundreds in Minnesota.
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.
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.
October 21, 2019 Newsletter
Upcoming Service Academy Night, Listening Session in Thief River Falls, USTR Ambassador Gregg Doud, Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee Hearing, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, City of Moorhead, CentraCare, National Electric Contractors Association, University of Minnesota Professor Testimony on CWD, Land Stewardship Project, AARM, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, League of Minnesota Cities Regional Meeting, Newly Remodeled Red River Water management Board Office, 9th Judicial District, USDA Grant to Three Tribal Colleges in Minnesota, New Biofuels Rulemaking, Internship Applications, and Concordia College.