106th Congress Press Releases


December 18, 2000
Peterson Nominates 12 Students To Military Academies

October 25, 2000
Congressman Peterson Announces Republic of Korea War Service Medal

October 4, 2000
Collin  Peterson  Salutes Lauren Sharp of St. Cloud For Being Selected As  Delegate For MADD National Youth  Summit 

September 20, 2000
Peterson’s Cormorant Bill Passes Committee 

August 29, 2000
Peterson appoints Rebekah Solem as U.S. House of Representatives’ Page

July 25, 2000
Peterson Announces House Passage of Veterans bills

July 20, 2000
Peterson’s Cormorant Bill Passes Subcommittee

June 30, 2000
Peterson Announces Presidential Disaster Declaration

June 21, 2000
Peterson calls on Governor to request disaster declaration

June 16, 2000
Peterson Announces St. Cloud Airport Funding

June 8, 2000
Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Commemorates “National Fishing Week”

May 26, 2000
Statement of Congressman Collin C. Peterson on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China

Peterson Secures Crop Insurance Fixes and Farm Assistance  

Peterson Testifies on Snowmobile Ban  

May 12,2000
Landmark Conservation Bill Passes House By Wide Margin

May 11, 2000
Hearing Held on Cormorant Hunting Bill

April 28, 2000
Peterson Rips Park Service Ban on Snowmobiles

April 5, 2000
Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Applauds Passage of Legislation To Protect Wildlife & Sport Fish Funds

Sportsmen's Caucus pursues full funding for conservation programs

Peterson to sponsor telecommunications workshops

March 24, 2000
Peterson opposes House Republican budget, supports the "Common Sense" Blue Dog budget for Farmers, Veterans, and Rural Heath Care

March 15, 2000
House approves funding for airports

March 1, 2000
Peterson’s bill to lift Social Security Earnings Test passes House

February 8, 2000
MSAs: The Future Of American Health Care

February 3, 2000
Peterson Says Proposed VA Budget "A Good Start"

February 2, 2000
Peterson Named Co-Chair Of Blue Dog Agriculture And Trade Task Force

January 25, 2000
Statement regarding false email and per minute internet tax rumors

January 6, 2000
FEMA Awards $1.8 Million to Bridges Medical Services in Ada

November 9, 1999
Peterson Votes To Restore Funding To Rural Health Care

November 3, 1999
Northwestern Minnesota Communities Awarded HUD Grants

October 15, 1999
HMO Reform: Wrong Solution for Rural America

October 7, 1999
U.S. House of Representatives votes on managed care reform: Peterson votes no to higher health costs

October 5, 1999
Peterson urges action on prescription drug assistance

October 1, 1999
Peterson Opposes "Hijacked" Farm Relief Bill

September 30, 1999
Peterson Welcomes "Alliance to Improve Medicare" into Medicare Reform Debate

September 29, 1999
Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation (MMDCD) Awarded $600,000 From Treasury Department

September 23, 1999
Peterson announces bipartisan prescription drug plan

September 17, 1999
Details on county disaster declaration programs

September 16, 1999
Statement of Congressman Collin C. Peterson on Campaign Finance Reform  

Peterson announces USDA disaster designation for nine NW Minnesota counties

August 31, 1999
Peterson encouraged by dairy farmers' approval of milk marketing order reforms

July 22, 1999
Peterson seeks action on NW Minnesota agriculture disaster

Hearing held on Peterson CRP bill

Congressman Peterson: "There is no 'budget surplus'"

July 14, 1999
Peterson proposes a "Fair Tax" system

June 30, 1999
Peterson amendment would extend dairy price supports for another year

June 24, 1999
Subcommittee statement on milk pricing reform

June 18, 1999
Statement regarding gun control legislation

June 11,1999
Dairy market loss assistance program payments to begin

May 5, 1999
USDA decision hurts area farmers

April 30, 1999
Congressman Peterson applauds USTR action for Minnesota's fishermen

April 29, 1999
Crookston flood control project clears House of Representatives

April 22, 1999
Congressman Peterson introduces dairy prices support extension bill

March 4, 1999
Senior Citizens Freedom to Work Act introduced

February 19, 1999
Congressman Peterson: "Statute of Limitations for mustering-out pay has expired"

January 28, 1999
Congressman Peterson introduces CRP bill

January 6, 1999
Congressman Peterson says "there is no surplus yet"

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