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  1. Time for a fresh voice in CD 7, say Peterson foesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Marshall Independent

    For more than two decades, voters in Congressional District 7, the largest district in the state, have had one congressman serve as their voice in Washington, D.C. This year, two Republicans have risen to the challenge of ending that reign. David Hughes and Amanda Hinson will face off in the Aug. 9 primary, with the winner moving on to do something no Republican has been able to do: beat Collin Peterson.

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  2. Taxpayer Money Being Wasted on Junk ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Townhall

    ... funded junk political science. Some of the initial leaders are Robert Aderholt (R-AL), Lamar Smith (R-TX), Collin Peterson (D-MN), Rodney Davis (R-IL). They should step up their game and protect Americans from the science of scaremongering. Fear ...

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  3. President, Congress, USDA Mark Farm Credit's 100th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Agri Marketing

    ... resolution (H.Res.591) is jointly sponsored by U.S. House Agriculture Committee Leaders Mike Conaway (R-TX), Collin Peterson (D-MN), Austin Scott (R-GA), and David Scott (D_GA) and co-sponsored by more than 160 other members of the House. The Senate ...

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  4. Farm Credit Celebrates 100 Years with a Presidential MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | PRWeb

    ... resolution (H.Res.591) is jointly sponsored by U.S. House Agriculture Committee Leaders Mike Conaway (R-TX), Collin Peterson (D-MN), Austin Scott (R-GA), and David Scott (D_GA) and co-sponsored by more than 160 other members of the House. The Senate ...

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  5. New Democrat bill on overtime regulation hits a nerveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Hill

    ... Laziness is not an excuse for bad policy. Thankfully, clear-eyed Democrats like Mr. Schrader (joined by Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Jim Cooper (D-Ten.), and Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) have stepped up to introduce a sensible bill that will give employers ...

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  6. Congressmen propose phasing in the Department of Labora s new overtime ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... ion." Congressman Schrader, Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-5), Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-7) introduced the legislation.

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  7. House Passes GMO Food Labeling Bill, Goes To PresidentRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Agri Marketing

    ... transparency consumers crave while, at the same time, allow continued innovation in food production," Rep. Collin Peterson, the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, argued during the floor debate. Conaway has raised concerns about ...

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  8. NAB Supports Three Year Phase-In Of New Overtime Pay RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | AllAccess.com

    Not too many radio folks receive overtime pay, but that could change as Congressman KURT SCHRADER , Congressman JIM COOPER , Congressman HENRY CUELLAR and Congressman COLLIN PETERSON introduced legislation that will initiate a three-year phase-in of the DEPARTMENT OF LABOR's new overtime rule. The new rule, proposed in MAY, raises the threshold for employees who are exempt from overtime pay from $23,660 to $47,476, and goes into effect immediately on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1st, 2016.

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  9. Oregon congressman, others want to pump the brakes on overtime reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Oregonian

    ... Kurt Schrader (D), Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-D), Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-D) and Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-D) introduced legislation to make the phase-in of the new federal overtime rule more gradual. As it stands now, the rule, which ...

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  10. Meat vs. Veggie Showdown On National Hot Dog DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Roll Call

    Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., poses for a picture with members of his staff during the American Meat Institute's annual Hot Dog Lunch. With only the front security entrance to Rayburn separating them, traditional hot dogs and tofurky veggie dogs were handed out for lunch.

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  11. House gives thumbs up to GMO; bill goes to ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Star Tribune

    ... of the federal law, but the USDA will offer the definitive answer. In a speech before the House vote, Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee and a supporter of voluntary GMO labels, said passage of ...

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  12. North American Meat Institute to host annual Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | National Provisioner

    ... Congressional Co-Chairs, Rep. Michael Conaway (R-TX), chair, House Committee on Agriculture, and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN), ranking member, House Committee on Agriculture Andre Dawson, during his 21-year baseball career, played for four different ...

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  13. GMO Labeling Bill Advances In The HouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Agri Marketing

    ... controlled by the Committee on Agriculture. Both chairman Michael Conaway (R., Texas) and ranking member Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) both said the Senate's bill is not perfect but the only option to prevent the patchwork of laws. Conaway took a stab ...

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  14. June 29, 2016 - Lawmakers voice concerns about CFTC proposal on RTOs...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Public Power

    ... Signing the letter were Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, Committee Ranking Democrat Collin Peterson, D-Minn., Subcommittee Chairman Austin Scott, R-Ga., and Subcommittee Ranking Democrat David Scott, D-Ga. The letter comes ...

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  15. Moving forward...againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Marshall Independent

    ... from," Gollaher said. "There's a lot of enthusiasm to get this project done." Longtime U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson, who serves Minnesota's 7th District, attended the original Oct. 20 ground-breaking ceremony. However, the project ran into some ...

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  16. Stung by defeats, Democrats shift strategy on gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... time for a national conversation." And the sit-in did not win universal Democratic support. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, a strong gun rights supporter with high ratings from the NRA, did not join the protest. Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen, who is ...

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  17. Environmental Protection Agency extends comment period for triazineRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Environmental Protection Agency has extended a comment period regarding the re-registration of the farm chemicals atrazine, simazine and propazine in the triazine class. Growers and other interested parties may submit comments through Oct. 4. The agency bumped its original Aug. 5 deadline in response to requests from the National Sorghum Producers, other agricultural organizations and House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson .

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  18. Peterson will support GMO labeling bill if it passes the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Some products already include GMO labels like the one on this bag of peanut M&Ms purchased outside a U.S. Senate snack bar. Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota will support a Senate bill that requires food sold in the U.S. to carry labels disclosing genetically modified ingredients if it reaches the House for a vote.

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  19. MIC and Member Company Representatives Discuss Powersports Industry on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Sport Rider Magazine

    ... who articulated the perspective of retailers in the powersports industry. Dennis McNeal; Representative Collin Peterson (D-MN); Paul Vitrano - VP Global Government Relations - Polaris Industries Inc.; JR Burke - Manager of State & Provincial ...

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  20. Gun control debate's effect on Minnesota Congressional campaigns yet to be seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson thinks of himself as a law and order guy. But the Democrat joined most of his Republican colleagues earlier this week in voting to keep the House of Representatives from debating a bill to ban firearms sales to people on terrorist watch lists.

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