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Peterson Op-Ed: Americans Coming Together for Memorial Day (05/25/11)

Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, Reps. Peterson, McCollum Announce Federal Disaster Declaration for 13 Additional Counties and Red Lake Nation (05/25/11)

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce $1 Million to Repair Highway Damage from Spring Flooding (05/25/11)

Minnesota Congressmen Peterson and Kline Take Home Top Honors At Congressional Shoot-out (05/11/11)

Peterson statement on bin Laden death (05/01/11)

Peterson announces NRCS funds for Red River Retention Authority (04/20/11)

Minnesota Delegation Urges FEMA to Prepare for Spring Flooding (03/15/11)

SW Minnesota Initiative Foundation awarded funding to assist small businesses (03/14/11)

Peterson announces NRCS grant for Spring Brook Watershed Project (02/25/11)

Peterson Statement on Major General Shellito Appointment to MN Department of Veterans Affairs (01/12/11)

Collin. C. Peterson Statement on Congresswoman Giffords (01/08/11)

Peterson Continues To Defend Second Amendment Rights (01/08/2011)

Hutchinson Senior Care Awarded Funds For Senior Care Facility (09/30/2010)

Peterson co-sponsors bill to reduce red tape for small business (09/28/10)

Peterson Announces Grants For Flood Damage (09/28/10)

Peterson Receives Guardian of Small Business Award (09/27/10)

Peterson Co-sponsors Bill to Correct and Streamline GI Bill (09/20/10)

Minnesota Schools Earn Blue Ribbon Status (09/09/10)

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce $1.7 Million for Airports in Western Minnesota (08/13/10)

Action Manufacturing of Marshall meets with VA, Sportsmen's groups in DC (07/29/10)

Peterson praises Wall Street reform law (07/21/10)

Peterson says new rules for PTSD veterans an important step forward (07/13/10)

Klobuchar, Franken, Oberstar, Peterson, Walz Announce Presidential Declaration For Minnesota Counties (07/02/10)

Peterson pays tribute to Korean War veterans on 60th anniversary of the Korean War (07/01/10)

Peterson applauds Supreme Court decision in McDonald v. Chicago (06/30/10)

Peterson views tornado damage (06/21/10)

Rasmusson to serve as page for U.S. House (06/10/10)

Peterson statement on health care vote (03/21/10)

Peterson calls for bipartisan action against the EPA (03/02/10)

FY 2011 Project Requests

Congressman Peterson's FY11 appropriations project requests

The Ag Committee

For information about my work with the Agriculture Committee, please click here to visit the Committee's website.

H1N1 Flu

Questions about the H1N1 flu? The Center for Disease Control has answers.

Flood Recovery

Check here for information about the flood recovery.

FY 2010 Project Requests

Congressman Peterson's 2010 WRDA project requests

Congressman Peterson's 2010 appropriations project requests

Congressman Peterson's 2010 SAFETEA-LU project requests

Sustainable Agriculture and the Farm Bill

Congressman Peterson recently hosted a  meeting on organic, locally grown and sustainable agriculture programs in the 2008 Farm Bill.

The full agenda

Presentation materials:

The Stimulus

Check here for information on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  

International Travel Information

Traveling to Canada or another country?  Check here for information on what you will need.  


Spotlight on


Farm Bill in Brief

Previewing 2007 Farm Bill

Renewable Energy Production 

Ethanol & Biofuels

Committee on Agriculture


New Direction: Energy


New Direction: Making College More Affordable

Health Care & Medicare Reform

Peterson Statement on Health Care

Peterson To Host Health Care Meetings

New Direction: Affordable Health Care



New Direction: Economy 


7th District Highway Projects

Social Security / Retirement 

New Direction: Retirement Security

Water Resources

Military & Veterans Affairs

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