Press Releases

Nov 30, 2011

Air Service to Thief River Falls Will Continue

Following Delta’s announcement that it was discontinuing service to greater Minnesota airports, Klobuchar, Franken and Peterson worked with Thief River Falls to ensure continued service to the community

Nov 7, 2011

Honoring our Veterans

Issues: Veterans

This Veterans Day, we renew our commitment to keep our promises to our nation’s 23 million veterans, including the 51,000 veterans here in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District. These veterans and their families have earned our respect for their sacrifice and service.

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