News Releases - 109th Congress


Counties Awarded Funds for Emergency Food and Shelter Program (12/13/06)

OP-ED: Veterans, VA Budget Should get a Boost (11/06/06)

West Central Communities Action Awarded $1 Million (9/28/06)

WesMin RC&D Awarded Compassion Capital Grant (9/28/06)

Roseau Leaders Win Appeal with FEMA (9/11/06)

Statement on Sgt. Hanson and Wounded Soldiers (9/01/06)

Marshall Airport Awarded Funds for Runway Extension (8/29/06)

U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to Attend Farmfest (7/28/06)

CRP Emergency Haying added to NW Minnesota Counties 7/25/06)

House Agriculture Committee Comes to Minnesota (7/22/06)

FSA Opens Some CRP Land to Emergency Haying and Grazing
(7/21/06)

Crookston Airport Receives FAA Grant (7/7/06)

Grant Helps Fergus Falls Airport Update Master Plan (7/7/06)

Detroit Lakes, Mahnomen County Airports Awarded FAA Grants (7/7/06)

VA to Open a Community Based Outpatient Clinic in the Bemidji Fosston Area by End of the Year (June 23, 2006)

Bemidji Regional Airport Expansion Receives Federal Assistance (June 16, 2006) 

Lac Qui Parle Lake Association Receives Funding (June 16, 2006) 

Stony Run Township Road repairs included in federal appropriations bill (June 16, 2006) 

President & Republican Congress Block Disaster Assistance for MN Farmers (June 13, 2006) 

MMCDC Gets $80 Million Tax Credit (June 2, 2006)

Breckenridge and Montevideo gets funding through Energy and Water Bill (May 25, 2006)

Kittson County Disaster Video on Agriculture Committee Website (May 5, 2006) 

Peterson concerned about USDA changes to guaranteed farm loan program (May 4, 2006) 

Extension of Remarks: Congratulating the Minnesota National Guard on its 150th Anniversary (April 7, 2006)

9,600 Acres Designated for Wetland Reserve Program in Western Minnesota (2/6/06)

Statement on President's 2007 Budget Proposal (2/6/06)

Roseau Flood Protection Pumping Station gets $1.9 Million (2/1/06)

FSA is questioned about Posted County Prices (12/16/05

Republican Budget Will Increase the Deficit, Unfairly Impact Rural America (11/18/05)

Concordia Language Villages Receives $250,000  (11/8/05)

Red Lake awarded EDA funding for sewer and water (10/03/05)

Bemidji's Evergreen House awarded operations funding (9/15/05)

2015 & House Cancer Caucuses Resolve to Find a Cure for Cancer (9/21/05)

Peterson Introduces Comprehensive Agriculture Disaster Bill (9/16/05)

SBA Disaster Loans Available to Ag-related Businesses Impacted by Weather (9/15/05)

Red Lake Awarded $1.3 Million COPS Grant (8/25/05)

Mentor Volunteer Fire & Rescue to Get New Pumper Truck (8/24/05)

Milan Fire Department to Get New truck (8/24/05)

Elbow-Tulaby Lakes Fire Department to Get New Truck (8/24/05)

Highway & Transit Bill Passes Congress (7/29/05)

Peterson Announces Joint Appearance with House Ag. Committee Chairman Goodlatte at Farmfest (7/27/05)

Peterson Named to Energy Bill Conference Committee (7/14/05)

7th District Projects Included in Water Resources Bill (7/14/05)

Mesaba Selected to Continue Air Service to TRF (6/16/05)

Southwest MN Foundation Awarded Rural Development Funds (6/15/05)

Economic & Community Development Meetings Schedules (4/27/05)

Peterson Brings CAFTA Testimony to Ways & Means (4/22/05)

Snowmobiles are Not the Problem in National Parks (4/12/05)

Peterson Statement on Red Lake School Shooting (3/22/05)

Peterson Reintroduces Bill to Combat "Meth Labs" (3/18/05)

"SPIRIT OF ENTERPRISE" Awarded to Peterson by U.S. Chamber (3/18/05)

Peterson Secures $2 Million for Highway 23 Bypass (3/10/05)

Peterson Secures $5 Million for Railroad Underpasses in Moorhead (3/10/05)

Peterson secures $3.2 Million For Highway 23 (3/10/05)

Peterson Secures $352,000 for Lake Wobegon Trail (3/10/05)

Peterson Introduces Bill to Expand Rural Investment in Renewable Energy Sources (3/03/05)

Peterson Holds Press Conference to Address President's Budget Cuts to Agriculture (2/10/05)

Statement From Congressman Collin Peterson on Senator Mark Dayton (2/09/05)

Peterson chosen as Ranking Member for the House Agriculture Committee (1/05/05)