Press Releases

Feb 26, 2016

Peterson Praises Passage of Sportsmen’s Bill

Legislation will return gray wolf management to Minnesota

Feb 12, 2016

Klobuchar, Franken, and Peterson Announce $7.6 Million to Support Marsh Lake Restoration Project

In December, the lawmakers sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers urging strong funding to ensure the construction phase of the project can begin.

Feb 12, 2016

Sens. Franken, Klobuchar, Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, Walz, Nolan, Paulsen Make Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings

Bipartisan Letter Calls for Proper Funding for Indian School Construction; Including the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School in Minnesota

Feb 12, 2016

Klobuchar, Franken, Nolan, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, and Walz Call on Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Water Quality in Voyageurs National Park

In a letter, the lawmakers urge the Army Corps of Engineers to include funding for the Voyageurs National Park Clean Water Project in the FY 2016 Civil Works program budget; the project aims to increase water quality and long-term wastewater treatment solutions in the park while creating jobs and boosting economic growth.

Feb 4, 2016

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge Administration to Provide Crucial Funding for Lewis & Clark Water System

Congress recently approved an additional $47 million for work on authorized Bureau of Reclamation water projects; in a bipartisan letter to Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner, the lawmakers pressed for strong funding to advance construction on the Lewis and Clark project.