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AG Notes


Press Release

115th Congress

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. Read More »


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 Read More »


April 18, 2018

Peterson Statement on Markup of the partisan Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2)

“Mr. Chairman, this is a flawed bill that is the result of a bad and nontransparent process. I oppose it and urge my colleagues on the Committee to oppose it as well. More than nine months ag Read More »


April 12, 2018

Peterson Statement on Conaway Farm Bill

It makes no sense to put the farmers and rural communities who rely on the farm bill’s safety net programs at risk in pursuit of partisan ideology on SNAP. Between record low farm incomes, Read More »


April 11, 2018

Peterson Introduces Dairy Risk Management Act

“After spending the last two weeks in Minnesota and participating in a dairy forum in Albany, I wanted to formalize the approach I’m hoping to take as the farm bill moves forward. Dai Read More »


March 20, 2018

Peterson Statement on Farm Bill Negotiations

“The Democratic members of the Agriculture Committee are unanimous in their opposition to the extreme, partisan policies being advocated by the Majority. This opposition will not change.&rd Read More »


February 27, 2018

Peterson Statement at Meeting to Consider Budget Views and Estimates

It is important that we are united in opposition to cutting our programs. The Administration’s budget proposal calls for $265 billion in mandatory farm bill cuts and I would anticipate some Read More »


February 14, 2018

Peterson Statement on Trump Budget Request

All of agriculture should stand together in opposition to this budget.

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