Congressman Collin Peterson -- Minnesota's Seventh Congressional District
Press Release
March 25, 2009
Allison Myhre/218-731-1657

Peterson meets with President Obama on Minnesota Flood Situation  


( Washington , DC )  Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-7) met with President Obama this afternoon to discuss western and northwestern Minnesota ’s ongoing battle against the dangerously swollen waters of the Red River and other rivers that are threatening communities and property throughout the region.  Congressman Pomeroy and Senators Klobuchar, Conrad and Dorgan also attended the meeting.

“President Obama listened to everything we told him and he assured us that we would have whatever assistance we needed,” Peterson said.  “He understands the severity of the situation.”