Press Releases

Nov 1, 2011

Reps. Peterson and Young Co-Found House Universal Service Fund Caucus

“The Universal Service Fund has a history of connecting rural America to communications services, and my hope is that this caucus will help ensure that rural voices aren’t left out of the process as the FCC moves forward to implement reforms,” Peterson said.

Sep 29, 2011

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $4.7 Million to Support UAS Program at Northland

Issues: Education

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representative Collin Peterson today announced over $4.7 million for targeted job training and workforce development at Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) in Thief River Falls.

Sep 22, 2011

Reps. Peterson, Smith, and Sens. Portman, Pryor Introduce Bill to Reduce Red Tape

Bipartisan Measure is Biggest Effort to Reform Regulatory Process in More Than a Decade

Sep 19, 2011

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $6 Million to Improve Electric Service in Northern Minnesota

Issues: Energy

Support Will Allow North Star Electric Co-Op to Build or Improve Over 100 Miles of Distribution Lines

Sep 19, 2011

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Nearly $3 Million to Improve Infrastructure at Northwestern Minnesota Airports

Issues: Transportation

Airports in Baudette, Roseau, Winsted, Litchfield, Fosston, Ortonville, Staples to Get Upgrades

Sep 6, 2011

Perham awarded EDA funds for wastewater treatment

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the City of Perham has been awarded $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration for investment in the city’s wastewater treatment system

Aug 17, 2011

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Nearly $1.5 million to Improve Infrastructure at Northwestern Minnesota Airports

Issues: Transportation

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representative Collin Peterson today announced nearly $1.5 million for infrastructure improvements at Northwestern Minnesota airports.

Aug 1, 2011

Peterson announces USDA award for Kennedy Fire Department

Congressman Collin C. Peterson announced that the City of Kennedy has been selected to receive over $90,000 from USDA Rural Development to purchase a used cargo truck that will be retrofitted for used by the local fire department.

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