Peterson receives U.S. Chamber award

Apr 1, 2011

(WASHINGTON, DC) - U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson was awarded the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Enterprise Award for his record of supporting job creation and economic growth.

Thomas Donohue, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber said, "The Chamber is honored to recognize Congressman Peterson for helping create an environment in which business can grow and create jobs. He has shown great conviction by standing on the side of business, at a time when it matters most." The Chamber scorecard shows that Peterson maintained an 88 percent rating with the Chamber in the first half of the 111th Congress."I'm grateful to the U.S. Chamber for their recognition, and I am proud to support businesses and their employees across the 7th district," Peterson said.