Peterson statement on Governor Dayton’s decision to appoint Lt. Governor Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate

Dec 13, 2017 Issues: Congressional Issues

Congressman Collin C. Peterson made the following statement today after Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Governor Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate.

“I’ve had the opportunity to get to know Lt. Governor Smith over the years and she has always been attentive to issues important to Greater Minnesota,” Peterson said. “In addition to her experience as Lieutenant Governor, she is a good shot, taking a pheasant at my Pheasant Hunt. I look forward to working with her in her new role as U.S. Senator for the people of Minnesota.”