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Collin Peterson's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Collin C. Peterson
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 7, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Sean, Jason, Elliot
Birth Date: 06/29/1944
Birth Place: Fargo, ND
Home City: Detroit Lakes, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
July 16, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance
July 3, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge USDA to Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding
July 3, 2014 Letter to Debra Crusoe, Minnesota State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency - Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 20, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 06/20/2014
June 13, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 06/13/2014
June 4, 2014 Peterson Applauds USDA CRP and Beginning Farmer Announcement
May 21, 2014 Peterson Asks RMA to Delay Planting Dates
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - School Nutrition Regulations
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
April 3, 2014 House Panel Questions Ag Chief on Farm Bill Implementation, Regulations & Health of Rural Economy
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee - Review the State of the Rural Economy
March 28, 2014 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 3/28/2014
March 21, 2014 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 3/21/2014
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 13, 2014 Agriculture Committee Meets to Approve Budget Views & Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Farmers and Ranchers
Feb. 19, 2014 Mankato Free Press - Farm Bill Up Against Misperceptions, Lawmakers Say
Feb. 4, 2014 Peterson Statement: Senate Passes Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 MPR News - Rep. Collin Peterson Played Central Role in Writing Compromise Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 27, 2014 House-Senate Negotiators Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Final Farm Bill
Dec. 12, 2013 Vertical Farms LLC to grow near Fergus Falls
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee - First Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting
Oct. 25, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 10/25
Oct. 18, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 10/18
Oct. 11, 2013 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment to Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar; and Providing for Consideration of Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance
Oct. 11, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Refined Sugar
Oct. 11, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 10/11
Oct. 11, 2013 Motion to Instruct Conferees on Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to US Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Customer Protection Rule
Sept. 20, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 9/20
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, and Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Aug. 16, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/16
Aug. 9, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/9
Aug. 2, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/2
July 27, 2013 Iowa City Press-Citizen - Congressmen Discuss Farm Bill at Iowa City Forum
July 26, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/26
July 19, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/19
July 11, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 9, 2013 Letter to Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Farmers
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 7, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter - June 7, 2013
May 10, 2013 Lucas & Peterson Release House Farm Bill That Saves Nearly $40 Billion
May 2, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz, Nolan Announce Selection of Debra Crusoe to Top Minnesota Agriculture Post
April 25, 2013 Legislation Aims to Support Next Generation of Farmers
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