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  1. House members who voted in favor or DARK Act to block GMO labeling...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    ... six-figure bribes from Big Ag in exchange for their resultant yes votes. These cosponsors include Reps. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), Mike Conaway (R-Tex.), and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.). Other cosponsors not ...

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  2. Big Sugar Fights to Protect a Sweet Deal With U.S. LawmakersRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Bloomberg

    ... cooperative, and other sugar groups and growers referred inquiries to the American Sugar Alliance. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, the top Democratic lawmaker on the House Agriculture Committee and the leading recipient of sugar donations in his ...

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  3. Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act needs to keep progressingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Marshall Independent

    This legislation will create a uniform, science-based labeling policy for foods made with genetically modified organisms , protecting consumer choice and bringing transparency and consistency to the marketplace in the process. Representative Collin Peterson showed great leadership by voting for this bill and I thank him for it.

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  4. US Democratic Senate leader Reid backs Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the Post. His current term ends in January 2017 and he has said he will not seek reelection. Meanwhile, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), a Democrat who often votes with Republicans and is undecided on the Iran deal, told the daily Star Tribune that ...

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  5. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announces support for Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Jewish Journal

    ... the Post. His current term ends in January 2017 and he has said he will not seek reelection. Meanwhile, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), a Democrat who often votes with Republicans and is undecided on the Iran deal, told the daily Star Tribune that ...

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  6. Rep. Rick Nolan: I support the Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Star Tribune

    ... and likely to vote against it. The last Minnesota politician undecided on the deal is Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson, who often votes with Republicans. For him, this meant the other day, while he was back in his Seventh Congressional District ...

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  7. Towmaster Joins 'I Make America' in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... of the local representatives that I was able to meet with included members from the offices of Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN), Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Al Franken (D-MN). The visits were productive for the most part and everyone ...

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  8. Red Lake Nation opens doors to 2 new buildings in $21M projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Star Tribune

    ... was built with two separate low-interest loans through the USDA's rural development program. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who participated in Monday's grand-opening ceremonies, said there was a lot of competition for the money but the administration ...

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  9. Roseau Dedicates $45-Million Flood Control ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Valley News Live

    ... families and jobs. That's exactly the sort of investment in our infrastructure we should be making." Rep. Collin Peterson, (D) Minnesota: "I know everybody thinks this takes too long, and I do too. But in the realm of Corp of Engineer projects, this ...

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  10. Red Lake opens new tribal college, government facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | TwinCities

    ... built with two separate low-interest loans through the USDA's rural development program. Minnesota U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who participated in Monday's grand opening ceremonies, said there was a lot of competition for the money but the ...

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  11. Anti-GMO labeling group airing television ads in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Capital-Journal

    ... in an email last week. The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food is also running ads in Minnesota praising Rep. Collin Peterson, one of the Democrats who voted in favor of H.R. 1599. Pompeo told a Kansas Chamber of Commerce forum Friday that he expects ...

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  12. Distillers make case for FSMA exemption - A genetically modified...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Politico

    ... last month. But the pair of ads running in Kansas and Minnesota lauding the efforts by Reps. Mike Pompeo and Collin Peterson, respectively, seem to look backward instead of at the looming fight in the Senate. Republicans, including Agriculture ...

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  13. Farmers hit with bird flu now dealing with insurance problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Some Upper Midwest poultry farmers hit by the avian flu say they're being hit again by mountains of insurance paperwork. Ranking Democrat Collin Peterson of the House Agriculture Committee says some farmers had to fill out 80 pages of forms to qualify for indemnity payments.

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  14. Farmers hit with bird flu now dealing with insuran...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Some Upper Midwest poultry farmers hit by the avian flu say they're being hit again by mountains of insurance paperwork. Ranking Democrat Collin Peterson of the House Agriculture Committee says some farmers had to fill out 80 pages of forms to qualify for indemnity payments.

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  15. Minnesota Congressman Peterson Cites Challenges Avian Flu Victims Are FacingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Agri Marketing

    MINNESOTA CONGRESSMAN PETERSON CITES CHALLENGES AVIAN FLU VICTIMS ARE FACING Aug. 11, 2015 BrownfieldAgNews reports: Some poultry producers whose farms were hit by avian flu complain the insurance paperwork is too complex. Collin Peterson, ranking member of the House Ag Committee, says he is hearing complaints about the indemnity program.

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  16. Politicos mull farm policy issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Journal

    ... First District Representative Tim Walz, center, talks with a Farmfest forum attendee as does Congressman Collin Peterson, right, Wednesday in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center at Gilfillan Estates. Farmfest concludes Thursday with forums on ...

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  17. Lt. Gov. Smith pushes for rural broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Journal

    ... the first 1,000 participants begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center. Congressmen Collin Peterson and Tim Walz will address farm policy issues at 10:30 a.m. "It's changing the way students learn too," she said. "Now, some ...

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  18. Readers Write: (Aug. 2): GMOs, trophy hunting, Donald Trump, John Kasich, fishing in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Star Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson says:"My constituents, like most Americans, have no idea what a GMO is." . What an insult.

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  19. TPP talks sour over dairy - USDA's world tour over bird flu impact...Read the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | Politico

    ... use a vaccine, it could make a $3 billion to $4 billion dent, he added. Even with trade complications, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) told Clifford some of the companies in his state tell him they're willing to take the trade hit if it saves more ...

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  20. Bird flu vaccine for turkeys could be nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... Congressional agricultural subcommittee hearing with some of the nation's other top avian flu experts. Rep. Collin Peterson, the highest-ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, told the subcommittee that Minnesota growers are still ...

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