Press Releases

Jul 10, 2009

Glencoe Airport Receives Federal Designation

Issues: Transportation

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson announced that the Glencoe Municipal Airport has received designation from the Federal Aviation Administration to be included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS).

Jul 9, 2009

Peterson Introduces Legislation To Name Alex VA Clinic After Max Beilke

Issues: Health, Veterans

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson today introduced legislation that would name the Alexandria, Minn. VA outpatient clinic after Alexandria native Max J. Beilke.

May 22, 2009

Peterson Announces Rural Emergency Responder Funding in Climax, Deer Creek and Sunburg

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the cities of Climax, Deer Creek and Sunburg have been awarded USDA Rural Development funds designed to help support rural communities' efforts to protect and serve their residents with essential public safety services.

Apr 28, 2009

Peterson Announces Becker County DAC will get new bus

Issues: Transportation

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the Becker County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) in Detroit Lakes has been awarded a low-interest loan through USDA Rural Development to purchase a new bus to transport clients.

Apr 28, 2009

Roseau Flood Control Project Will Move Forward With Stimulus Funds

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson announced that the Roseau River East Diversion project has been allocated $4.6 million as part of the Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Apr 28, 2009

Peterson Announces Red River Basin Commission Awarded Agricultural Water Enhancement Funds

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the Red River Basin Commission has been awarded $1.38 million in Agricultural Water Enhancement Program funds to provide financial and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers to conserve ground and surface water and improve water quality on agricultural lands.

Mar 17, 2009

Peterson sponsoring interactive meeting on community-based food systems

Congressman Collin Peterson, Chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, is sponsoring a meeting on community-based food systems from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 17. This interactive meeting will be held in several locations throughout the Seventh Congressional District.

Jun 20, 2008

Peterson supports new GI bill

Congressman Collin Peterson supported a bipartisan supplemental appropriations bill that includes expansion of the GI Bill of Rights, funding for troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan , an extension of unemployment benefits, and emergency relief for areas devastated by flooding.

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