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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
Klaphake Organic Dairy Farm, National Federation of Independent Business, Fourth of July Festivities, and Robocalls.
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
June 12, 2019 Newsletter
Bernstrom Oil Company, Chairman’s Corner, Veteran’s Town Hall Meeting, PODCO, AFL-CIO, Veteran Homelessness, Peter Thompson, National Grain and Feed Association, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, EPA Eliminates Animal Waste Emission Reporting Requirements, Health Care Pulse, American Society of Acupuncturists, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice, CHI St. Gabriel’s, American Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Care Providers of Minnesota, National Association of Home Builders, Minnesota Association of Townships, National Postal Mailhandler’s Union, Weiss Asparagus Farm, Federal Aviation Administration Briefing, United Veterans Legislative Council, National Guard Quarterly Briefing, Garden Valley Annual Meeting, Minnesota Timberwolves coming to 7th District, Focus on the Debt, Federal Communications Commission.
June 5, 2019 Newsletter
FEMA, Agriculture Town Hall in Marshall, Duane Donley Flag Presentation, Joel Heitkamp, EPA Final Rule on E15, Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition, Serving Our Troops, Roundtable Discussion with Senator Klobuchar Staff, Fagen Air Museum, RiverView Health Receives Award, Focus on the Debt, Newsstand, Tariff Plans, Questionnaire, Last Week’s Questionnaire, and This Week in American History.
May 31, 2019 Press Release

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, Representative Collin C. Peterson, member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, will hold a town hall on veterans’ issues in Lancaster.

Lancaster Town Hall

Where: Lancaster Community Center 

  Lancaster, Minnesota 56735

When:   Saturday, June 1, 2:00 pm-4:00pm

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/558062134722980/

May 29, 2019 Newsletter
Honoring World War II Veterans, Chairman’s Corner, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, Premier of Saskatchewan Scott Moe, Action on Biofuels, E15, Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act, Consolidated Telephone Company Groundbreaking Ceremony, The Rural Broadband Network Advancement Act, Concordia Students, Rural Letter Carriers, Health Care Pulse, Minnesota Society of CPAs, Employee Stock Ownership Plans, ABATE Minnesota, Explore Minnesota, Focus on the Debt, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, African Swine Fever, Hearing from You, Last Week’s Questionnaire Results, Charles Lindbergh, Tours
May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Representative Collin C. Peterson, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and Representatives Betty McCollum, Tom Emmer, Ilhan Omar, Pete Stauber, Angie Craig, Dean Phillips and Jim Hagedorn sent a letter to President Trump calling for a non-presidential state funeral for the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II.

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