Representative Collin C. Peterson's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Collin C. Peterson
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Immigration 7/16/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Safeguard Religious Freedom in VA Chapels 7/16/14 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance 7/16/14 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration 7/08/14 Suspension of Exit Permits 7/03/14 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge USDA to Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding 7/03/14 Letter to Debra Crusoe, Minnesota State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency - Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/23/14 Customer Protection and End User Relief Act 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee 6/20/14 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 06/20/2014 6/20/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/13/14 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 06/13/2014 6/12/14 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the United States General Services Administration, and Lori Scialabba, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - USCIS Field Office Location 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/12/14 Minnesota Lawmakers meet with Interior Secretary to Press the Administration to Complete Lewis and Clark Water System 6/11/14 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project 6/11/14 Peterson's Request for DOT Livestock Transportation Exemption Granted 6/10/14 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault 6/06/14 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 6/6/14 6/04/14 Peterson Applauds USDA CRP and Beginning Farmer Announcement 6/02/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote 5/30/14 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/30/14 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/28/14 Peterson Introduces Legislation to Ask Congolese Government to Resume Issuing Exit Permits for Adopted Children 5/28/14 Peterson Calls for Shinseki to Resign 5/27/14 Red River Valley Designated as Part of New Conservation Program 5/27/14 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule 5/23/14 A Grateful Nation Remembers Those Who Gave All 5/23/14 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/23/14 5/21/14 Peterson Asks RMA to Delay Planting Dates 5/15/14 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration 5/14/14 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration 5/09/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - School Nutrition Regulations 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 5/08/14 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers 5/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/09/14 Ag Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize and Improve the Commodity Futures Trading Commission 4/09/14 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee - Consider Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act 4/07/14 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding 4/03/14 House Panel Questions Ag Chief on Farm Bill Implementation, Regulations & Health of Rural Economy 4/03/14 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee - Review the State of the Rural Economy