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April 9, 2019 Newsletter
Wood Heaters, Rural Utilities Service, Dairy Meeting with Senator Smith in Litchfield, Minnesota State Cattleman’s Association, Land O’Lakes Board Members, House Agriculture Subcommittee Hearings, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Tony Lourey, Marvin Windows and Doors, Department of Veterans Affairs Seal, Students from Hawley and New York Mills, 2019 State of the White Earth Nation, Minnesota Rural Education Association, Minnesota Bankers Association, St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce, Minnesota Funeral Directors Association, Alzheimer’s Association, American Coalition for Ethanol, Child Care Aware, Water Environment Federation, Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, Mortgage Bankers Association, Professional Insurance Agents of Minnesota, Network Lobby, American Association of Justice, Volunteer Driver Tax Appreciation Act, The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Discharge Petition, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, Gold Star Spouses Day.
March 25, 2019 Newsletter
Meeting with Customs and Border Protection, Chairman’s Corner (Minnesota Soybean Growers Association), Town Hall Meetings in Alexandria.
March 11, 2019 Newsletter
Letter to EPA on Wood Heaters, Letter to Education Secretary DeVos on Argosy University Closures, Detroit Lakes Veterans Town Hall, Meeting with Veterans in Willmar and Hutchinson, Chairman’s Corner (Bob Fox, Barnes-Aastad, Midwest Dairy, Jim Fisher, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota Extension, Tri-Societies, National Sunflower Association), Students United, Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars, Minnesota National Guard, 340B Health, TSC Advocates, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Medical Association, SHAPE America, Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund of Minnesota, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, Minnesota Humanities Center, Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Minnesota Census Mobilization Partnership & the Minnesota Council on Foundations, Virtual Dementia Tour, Winter in Minnesota, Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.
March 4, 2019 Newsletter
IRS publishes Notice Providing Relief for Farmers Filling Deadline after Peterson Letter, Agriculture Committee Hearing with Secretary Perdue, Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing with Secretary Wilkie, Chairman’s Corner (Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership, Red River Valley Sugarbeet Association, Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, Minnesota Farmers Union, American Coalition for Ethanol, Minnesota School Nutrition Association, Hormel Foods), National Indian Gaming Association, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, AIPAC, East Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce, Prairie Public Broadcasting, Fraternal Order of Police, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA), Minnesota Biofuels Association, Kittson County Natural Resource Conservation Service, Opportunity Zones Workshop, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, The Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act.
February 19, 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friends, This week, Congress enacted legislation to fund the remaining government agencies through September 30, 2019. This legislation provides certainty to the federal employees, farmers, businesses, and many others that depend on the government to deliver essential services.
January 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON- During the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Democratic Caucus Organizational Meeting, Congressman Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.) joined the Subcommittee on Health and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

“I am looking forward to addressing the health needs of our veterans, especially those living in rural areas, and providing oversight over important programs impacting our veterans,” Peterson said.

January 21, 2019 Newsletter
Appointed to Serve on House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Matt Lohr, AgCountry Farm Credit Services, Agriculture and Immigration Reform, 100th Anniversary of the American Farm Bureau, Harley Anez Appointed to Air Force Academy, David Torgerson Announces Retirement from Minnesota Wheat Growers Association, Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference, Perham Health – Silos to Circles, Small Grains Updates, Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission, Temple Grandin Speaks at University of Minnesota Crookston, Legislation Creating Loan Program for Workers Affected by Government Shutdown, Farm Service Agency (FSA) Offices Open for Limited Services January 17, 18, and 22, SCAM ALERT! – Fake Social Security Administration Calls.
January 18, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Collin C. Peterson (D-MN-7) will serve on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs in the 116th Congress, a position he previously held from 1995 to 2001. Having served in the North Dakota National Guard from 1963 to 1969, Peterson brings personal military experience and perspective to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

January 11, 2019 Newsletter
Bipartisan Prayer Service, House Votes to End the Shutdown, VA Caregiver Program.
December 17, 2018 Newsletter
Farm Bill Conference Report Passes House and Senate, Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, Beltrami County Commissioner, Affordability Champion Award, Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association, U.S. Military Academy Panel, Canola Symposium in Roseau, Michael Wedin Completes FBI Training Academy, New Staff Serving the 7th, Minnesota Premium Security Program, Rural Broadband Development, 2019 Health Insurance Coverage, Trade Aid Held Up by Office of Management and Budget, USDA “ReConnect” Broadband Program, Forest Service Report.

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