Press Releases

Jun 4, 2015

Peterson Statement at Hearing to Review Ag Subsidies in Foreign Countries

“I think this is an important topic for the Committee to address because what is often lost during debates on our farm safety net is the fact that other countries also provide agriculture subsidies to producers. If we are going to compete in a global marketplace we need to be on a level playing field.

May 22, 2015

Peterson Op-Ed: Recognizing Those Who Serve

Issues: Veterans

Whether you're attending a ceremony, or just spending some time reflecting on Memorial Day, keep in mind the families of those who have lost their loved ones so that they will always know they do not bear these burdens alone.

Apr 24, 2015

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Fight to Prevent Breckenridge Residents from Having to Purchase Unnecessary Flood Insurance

In a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, the Minnesota lawmakers urged FEMA to delay moving forward with the final flood map for Wilkin County until it incorporates the flood protection that is in place for Breckenridge FEMA plans to release maps in May that currently do not take into account the flood management project in Breckenridge, so residents already protected by the project would have to buy flood insurance they do not need