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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Peterson Statement on House Farm Bill Passage

 The partisan approach of the Majority has produced a bill that simply doesn’t do enough for the people it’s supposed to serve.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Peterson Statement on Senate Farm Bill

"What the Senate has put together reflects great work by Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow to set partisan goals aside and focus on a bill that addresses the issues we’ve heard about throughout this farm bill process."

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Peterson Statement on Failure of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

"We don’t have to let this process be held hostage by the demands of the extremes of our parties. We can and should take the time to get the farm bill right."

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Peterson Floor Statement on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

"H.R. 2 is not a work product that I’m proud of because it’s not one I or my Democratic colleagues had a proper role in producing. More than that though, I’m opposed to H.R. 2 today because it’s simply not good enough for American farmers, consumers or rural advocates."

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Pallone & Peterson Urge President Trump to Stop Pruitt’s Abuse of RFS Waivers

Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) sent a letter to President Trump today expressing concern that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is inappropriately issuing waivers to fuel refiners in order to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.

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