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August 3, 2020 Newsletter
U.S. Trade Representative Chief Agriculture Negotiator Gregg Doud, VA Committee Mark-Up, National Guard Deployment Ceremony, Big Stone County Board, H.R. 7575 the Water Resources Development Act, H.R. 7027 the Child Care is Essential Act, Remote Recreational Small Business Interruption Program Act, 2020 Farm Families Announced, High Water and Wind at Upper Red Lake, Paycheck Protection Program Deadline, Small Cities Development Program Application, Retirement Distribution Waiver, Strange Seeds, Donations Needed, and Albert Woolson.
August 3, 2020 Newsletter
Farmers to Families Food Box Program Hearing, Farm Energy Production Hearing, National Turkey Federation Executive Committee, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Renewable Fuels Association Board of Directors, Dairy Defined, VA Sexual Harassment Oversight Hearing, VA Legislative Hearing, Minnesota Newspaper Association, Northwest Angle Update with Canadian Ambassador, Supporting State and County Fairs, HR 886 the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act, HR 1957 the Great American Outdoors Act, Minnesota Mask Mandate, MDVA on Veterans Homes and Cemeteries, Localized Downpours in Roseau and Kittson Counties, Farmfest 2020 Opens Virtual Registration, Farm & Rural Helpline Now Receiving Texts and Emails, Call for Broadband Grant Applications, EDA Fraud Alert, Pierre Bottineau, and Views from the 7th.
July 20, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) U.S. Representative Collin Peterson announced today that the bipartisan Veteran Treatment Court Act of 2019, has passed the House under unanimous consent and is now heading to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

 

Peterson is a co-sponsor of the legislation, which will establish the Veteran Treatment Court Program in the Office of Justice Programs, providing coordinated technical assistance to veteran advocates and local officials to help them stand up and expand treatment court programs.

July 16, 2020 Newsletter
Congressional Art Competition People’s Choice Winner, Minnesota Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources Work to Streamline Haying and Grazing, 4-H Caucus Advocates for Youth Development Organizations, Urging the FCC to Prevent Ag Tech Interference, MN National Guard Congressional Breakfast Briefing, JBS Pipestone Donates Pork to Local Organizations, COVID-19 Updates, Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Impact Payments, and This Week In History: Paul Hjelm-Hansen.
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.
June 29, 2020 Newsletter
House Biofuels Caucus’s Ethanol Industry Town Hall; AGRI Farm to School Rapid Response Grants; Minnesota Realtors; Wolf Livestock Depredation; New Social Security Benefits Portal; Free Parenting Resources for Veterans; COVID-19 Updates; Stay Safe MN; CDC Case Surveillance Report; Cover smart. Do your part. Slow the spread.; Small Business Relief Grants; Health Care Spending Flexibility; Economic Impact Payments; Smithsonian’s Distanced Learning Resources; 2020 Census Update; and Vote in the Congressional Art Competition
June 16, 2020 Newsletter
U.S. Chamber of Congress Bipartisanship Award; Calling on USDA to address CFAP concerns; Dicamba Use Allowed for This Year’s Crop; Supporting Biofuels through the Renewable Fuel Standard; Accessing VA Response to COVID-19; Storms Dominate Weather in NW Minnesota; Stepping Up in the 7th; Views from the 7th; COVID-19 Updates; Guidance for Youth and Adult Sports; Economic Impact Payments; Parts of Minnesota Experiencing Moderate Drought; 2020 Census Update; and Vote in the Congressional Art Competition.
June 1, 2020 Newsletter
Memorial Day; USDA Announces New Details of Coronavirus Aid to Farmers; Supporting the Ethanol Industry; Agricultural Disaster Designation for SD, MN counties; Thank You to All of Our Food System; Call to Resume Full Hours of Services in Lancaster, Roseau; EPA Proposes Changes for Residential Wood Heaters; Universal Broadband Act: Agriculture, National Farmers Union President Rob Larew, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) CEO Dr. Barb Glenn, Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose; MN Rural Letter Carriers Association; Stepping up in the 7th: High school robotics teams design gear for first responders; COVID-19 Updates: Stay At Home Order, Filing Paper Tax Returns, Economic Impact Payments, Employer Tax Credit, Smithsonian’s Distanced Learning Resources; The Story Behind Land O’Lakes Butter Logo; and FEMA Hiring.
May 19, 2020 Newsletter
MN Congressional Delegation Urges Plasma Donation, Congratulations to U of M Class of 2020, Eggs & Issues, HEROES Act, Urging FEMA Assistance for Live Stock Depopulation and Disposal, Call for Testing and Tracing for Ag Workers, Universal Broadband Act: Tele-Education and Telehealth, National Input on the Universal Broadband Act: Association of Minnesota Counties and Power & Communication Contractors Association, FEMA Fire Grant Application Period Extended and Cost Share Waived, Vote in the Congressional Art Competition, COVID-19 Updates, Stay at Home Order, Economic Impact Payments, Livestock Processing/Producer Grants & Other Ag Programs, Business & Employee Resources, National EMS Week, and Mental Health Month.
April 28, 2020 Newsletter
Todd County Rural Broadband Project; Paycheck Protection Program & Health Care Enhancement Act; Urging VP Pence to Address Challenges facing Hog Farmers; Minnesota Announces Widespread Testing; $13.2 Billion in Relief allocated to K-12 Education; WOTUS Rule Replaced; VA Launches Prescription Refill App; My Action on COVID-19; Economic Impact Payments; Additional COVID-19 Updates & Resources; Recognizing Laboratory Workers; Carrol’s Wild Life; and Congressional Art Competition.

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