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December 2, 2008
Peterson in Europe to talk swap rules
By Janell Cole and Don Davis Forum Communications U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., left for Europe this weekend to discuss ways to regulate little-known and difficult-to-understand "credit default swaps." The swaps are insurance-like contracts that financial institutions use...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Peterson doesn't want Ag Secretary job
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson heads overseas next week to discuss a complex financial regulation issue with European leaders. In fact, he handles such difficult issues daily in his job as U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman. But one simple...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
7th District: Farm bill dispute one issue in race
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Glen Menze picks at Collin Peterson's biggest accomplishment - herding the 2008 farm bill to passage, and repassage over a presidential veto. Menze, a Republican trying for the second time to unseat western Minnesota's Democratic...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
7th District: Peterson runs with new title
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson has hit the big time in Washington, but back home, well, he has a problem. "The biggest problem I have is people who ... want to make sure I am running," he said. The nine-term incumbent certainly is running again....
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
7th District: Menze begins campaign 'process
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Glen Menze knows his run for the U.S. House is a long shot. For the second time, he faces popular and entrenched U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat who has represented most of western Minnesota in the House since 1990. Menze's...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
UMM dedicates biomass burner
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune About 200 people attended the dedication of the University of Minnesota, Morris biomass facility Friday on the UMM campus. The day also included a lunch and tours of the biomass plant and the wind turbine at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. A...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Bailout splits Minnesota lawmakers
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Peterson pushes market reforms
The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to approve a bipartisan bill to increase the transparency, oversight, and anti-manipulation authority over commodity futures and options markets. The House overwhelmingly passed H.R. 6604, the Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 18, 2008
Peterson: Split state bovine TB classification soon
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture could declare Minnesota a split state for bovine tuberculosis control within weeks, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said Saturday. "We expect by the end of this month or the first of September that the split-state status will be approved...
August 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Congress bird dogs hard-won Farm Bill
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau Congressional agriculture leaders moved from crafting a farm bill to skeptically watching Bush administration officials put it into action. Congress used two veto overrides to make the sweeping agriculture policy law.
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 28, 2008
Political notes -- Peterson: 'I will not be ag secretary'
By Don Davis and Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - One Minnesotan discussed for a Cabinet position if Barack Obama wins the presidency says he would not accept any such offer and another made such a move sound doubtful. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson heads the U.S. House...
June 28, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Update: Will Collin have a competitor?
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Glen Menze says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson has sold himself as fiscally conservative to his western Minnesota constituents, but his record in Congress does not reflect that. Menze, a Starbuck accountant and former farmer, announced...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
January 21, 2008
Farm bill outcome affects conservation
ST. PAUL - Agreement on new federal agriculture policies still could be at least two months away, and top negotiators told a conservation group Saturday that may put increased funding for their favorite projects at risk. Conservationists stand to benefit from billions of dollars...
January 21, 2008 - 12:00am