Press Releases

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.

Aug 1, 2011

Peterson announces Miltona wastewater treatment improvements

Congressman Collin C. Peterson announced that the City of Miltona will receive nearly $2 million from USDA Rural Development to improve the city’s wastewater treatment infrastructure.

Aug 1, 2011

Peterson announces USDA award for City of Hector

Congressman Collin C. Peterson announced that the City of Hector has been selected to receive a $75,000 loan and a $34,000 grant from USDA Rural Development to purchase grass fire-fighting and jaws of life extraction equipment.

Jul 25, 2011

Collin C. Peterson statement on Norway tragedy

Issues: Foreign Affairs

Congressman Collin C. Peterson, a member of the Congressional Friends of Norway Caucus, issued the following statement about the bomb attack and shootings in Norway

Jul 14, 2011

Sen. Franken, Rep. Peterson Move to Protect Minnesota Families, Farmers, Businesses

Lawmakers Say Agency Rules for North Dakota Power Plants May Bring No Health or Environmental Benefits, While Increasing Costs for Minnesota Electricity Users

May 25, 2011

Americans coming together on Memorial Day

This spring, communities across the state are holding deployment ceremonies. The Minnesota National Guard is mobilizing 2,400 troops for a one-year deployment to support Operation New Dawn (Iraq). May they all come home safely.

May 11, 2011

Minnesota Congressmen Peterson and Kline Take Home Top Honors at Congressional Shoot-out

Minnesota Congressmen Collin Peterson and John Kline were named the “Top Guns” of their respective parties at the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s annual shoot-out Tuesday.

May 5, 2011

Statement on bin Laden death

Congressman Collin Peterson issued the following statement on the death of Osama bin Laden:

Apr 20, 2011

Peterson announces NRCS funds for Red River Retention Authority

Red River Retention Authority receives $10 million.

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