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August 17, 2016
Retired Air Force officer seeks to unseat U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota
A retired Air Force officer from Karlstad, Minn., will challenge longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson in November. Dave Hughes, the...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Two Republicans battle for chance to face Collin Peterson
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.—Two Republican candidates are vying for the chance to end longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson's tenure representing Minnesota's Seventh Congressional District. Dave Hughes, a retired Air Force officer from Karlstad and the GOP-endorsed candidate,...
August 5, 2016 - 11:38am
March 11, 2015
Peterson introduces fuel transport bill
Congressman Collin Peterson recently introduced legislation (H.R. 1267) to make it easier for farmers, custom harvesters and agriculture producers...
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 27, 2015
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Congressman Collin Peterson invites Seventh District high school students to submit artwork for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high school students. The winning pieces are featured for one year in the Cannon Tunnel, which connects the House...
February 27, 2015 - 12:00am
January 29, 2011
Peterson commends 'common sense' EPA decision on E15
WASHINGTON - U.S. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., made the following statement on January 21 after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved E15 for use in model year 2001-2006 vehicles. "This is a significant step for the future of...
January 29, 2011 - 7:38am
January 12, 2011
Peterson hails anniversary of CRP effort
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, made the following statement Thursday in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The program was formed as part of the 1985 Farm Bill and covers 30 million acres across the United...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 2, 2011
Peterson hails ag commissioner appointment
U.S. Representative Collin Peterson, who represents the 7th District that includes Douglas County, issued the following statement on Dave Frederickson's appointment as Minnesota's Agriculture Commissioner: "Governor-elect Dayton made an excellent choice for Minnesota's next Agriculture...
January 2, 2011 - 7:17am
Bill aims to reduce red tape for small business
Congressman Collin Peterson announced his support and co-sponsorship this week for H.R. 5141, the Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act. This will eliminate Section 9006 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which puts unnecessarily burdensome rules upon small...
October 2, 2010 - 4:52pm
August 24, 2010
Douglas County Democrats welcome Collin Peterson at their headquarters
Representative Collin Peterson will be the featured speaker and guest at local DFL party headquarters today, Tuesday, August 24, at 3 p.m. Collin Peterson has represented Minnesota Congressional District 7 since 1990, after having served in the Minnesota Senate. He is currently chairman...
August 24, 2010 - 10:34am
August 18, 2010
Peterson supports plan to help veterans with stress disorder
Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, praised the Veterans Administration's new plan to improve care for veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The new rules will make it easier for veterans - including those who may have been denied benefits in the past...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Peterson visits local speedway to help promote ethanol industry
U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson, chairman of the Agriculture Committee in Washington, D.C., accepted the opportunity to promote Minnesota Corn...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Peterson likes new rules to help vets with stress disorder
Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, praised the Veterans Administration's new plan to improve care for our veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The new rules will make it easier for veterans - including those who may have been denied benefits in the...
July 17, 2010 - 2:47pm
July 5, 2010
Committee votes to expand U.S. ag trade to Cuba
The House Agriculture Committee passed legislation last Thursday to expand U.S. agriculture trade and increase jobs, approving historic legislation that will greatly expand trade of U.S. agriculture products to Cuba. H.R. 4645, the Travel Restriction Reform and Export Enhancement...
July 5, 2010 - 8:26am
July 1, 2010
Rep. Peterson supports court's gun ruling
Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) praised the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in McDonald v. Chicago where it ruled that it is unconstitutional for state and local governments to restrict individual gun rights. In doing so, the Court struck down the city of Chicago's gun control...
July 1, 2010 - 8:23am
June 9, 2010
Roebke files for 7th District seat held by Collin Peterson
Alan Roebke of Alexandria has filed to run for the U.S.
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am