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112th Congress, First Session

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 (01/08/2011)

111th Congress, Second Session

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)

Peterson Introduces "Disapproval Resolution" in the House (02/26/10)

Todd, Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison Counties to receive increased broadband access (02/23/10)

Peterson sponsors legislation to restrict the EPA (02/02/10)

Peterson announces Secretary Vilsack's attendance at 2010 Home Grown Economy conference (02/01/10)

Peterson's Statement on the President's State of the Union Address (01/28/10)

Peterson announces AURI grant for small businesses (01/22/10)

Peterson announces 2010 Home Grown Economy conference (01/05/10)

111th Congress, First Session

Peterson Asks Supreme Court to Uphold Second Amendment Rights (11/25/09)

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants Awarded in 7th District (11/17/09)

Peterson statement on health care (11/07/09)

Peterson-sponsored Beilke bill passes the House (11/04/09)

Peterson Sponsoring Third Home Grown Economy Conference (10/26/09)

Peterson announces Minnesota specialty crop grant awards (10/16/09)

Pioneer Home to receive USDA loans for new construction (10/14/09)

Peterson assists TRF Hospital with dialysis unit (10//06/09)

Peterson Announces Red River Basin Commission Awarded Agricultural Water Enhancement Funds (8/17/09)

Peterson Announces Becker County DAC will get new bus (8/14/09)

Peterson To Host Health Care Meetings (8/12/09)

Peterson Op-Ed: Amendments to Climate Change Bill Were Necessary (07/16/09)

Glencoe Airport Receives Federal Designation (07/10/09)

Peterson Introduces Legislation To Name Alex VA Clinic After Max Beilke (07/09/09)

Peterson Announces Rural Emergency Responder Funding in Climax, Deer Creek and Sunburg (05/22/09)

Roseau Flood Control Project Will Move Forward With Stimulus Funds (04/28/09)

Peterson meets with President Obama on Minnesota Flood Situation (03/25/09)

Peterson sponsoring interactive meeting on community-based food systems (03/17/09)

Peterson statement on stimulus package (01/29/09)

110th Congress, Second Session

Peterson supports new GI bill (06/20/08)

Department of Labor acknowledges trade agreements harmed Montevideo Technology (06/16/08)

Peterson announces farm bill conference agreement (05/08/08)

Peterson announces funding for conservation (05/06/08)

May 1 deadline for SBA disaster loans approaching (04/9/08)

Still Time to Register for Petersonís Home Grown Economy Conference (03/8/08)

Peterson says bill makes college more affordable and accessible for rural students (02/8/08)

Peterson Sponsoring Second Home Grown Economy Conference (01/23/08)

110th Congress, First Session

Statement from Congressman Collin Peterson on the nomination of Ed Schafer for USDA Secretary (10/31/07)

Bemidji Industrial Park Gets EDA Grant for Expansion
More than 350 New Jobs Expected

Congress Recognizes Sportsmen and Women with Passage of Bills (09/25/07)

MMCDC Awarded HUD Funding for Sah-Kah-Tay Organization (09/21/07)

Fergus Falls Businesses Awarded Value-Added Grants (09/20/07)

Lakeland Public TV in Bemidji gets Equipment Upgrades (09/10/07)

Peterson Supports Significant Increase in Financial Aid for Students and Their Families (09/7/07)

Peterson & Walz Send Letter to Army Secretary Regarding GI Bill Benefits for the 1/34th Brigade Combat Team (08/13/07)

BSU Nursing Program receives grant for Expansion (07/11/07)

Peterson Announces USDA Funding for Williams' Gasifer Project (06/27/07)

Passports Refund Available (06/19/07)

Peterson & Walz Introduce Wind Energy Promotion Act (06/12/07)

Tracy Kidís World Awarded USDA Funding for New Facility (05/4/07)

Conservation Funding Available (04/11/07)

Breckenridge Project on Track for Corps Funding (03/20/07)

Flood Control Projects Clear legislative Hurdle (03/19/07)

Economic Development Conference Rescheduled (02/28/07)

WHTI Legislation Introduced in the House (02/16/07)

Statement on Extension of Tour for Minnesota Guard Troops (01/12/07)

Peterson will Sponsor Conference on Foods from Local Farms as an Economic Development Tool (01/12/07)