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Press Release

115th Congress

September 05, 2018

Peterson Opening Statement, Public Meeting of Conferees on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

We have one goal: to get this farm bill done. Farmers are counting on it.

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August 24, 2018

Senate and House Ag Committee Leaders: Farm Bill Conference Public Meeting Sept. 5

 “We are pleased to announce a meeting of the full Farm Bill Conference Committee,” Senate an Read More »


August 08, 2018

Peterson Welcomes Dairy Revenue Program

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July 26, 2018

Senate and House Ag Committee Leaders Meet to Discuss Farm Bill

 "We look forward to working together to get a Farm Bill finished as quickly as possible."

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July 25, 2018

Peterson Statement at Hearing on Oversight of Commodity Futures Trading Commission

"It’s in our collective interest to see these markets function as intended, and that end-users and consumers are protected against the bad actors we all know are out there."

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July 18, 2018

Peterson Statement at Hearing on Oversight of Cryptocurrencies

 "...As it stands right now, I’m skeptical. It’s our job to be the adults in the room, and to ensure that in these early days, there is enough oversight of this new frontier t Read More »


July 18, 2018

Floor Statement on the Motion to Instruct Conferees for H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

“The mood in farm country is bad. It’s bad because of the Administration’s trade war; it’s bad because of declines in farm income; and it’s bad because of volatile wea Read More »


July 18, 2018

Democratic Leader Pelosi Names Democrats to Farm Bill Conference Committee

 In conjunction with this afternoon’s motion to proceed to conference on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi named the following 10 De Read More »


June 29, 2018

Peterson Statement on Senate Farm Bill Passage

"I look forward to sitting down ... in conference and working to make the needed adjustments to the legislation so that we can get a farm bill passed and signed into law that protects our farm Read More »


June 27, 2018

Peterson Statement on EPA Renewable Volume Obligation Levels for 2019

House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson released the following statement, calling on EPA to address the larger issue of exempting oil refiners from their obligations under the Read More »