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Peterson Statement on Task Force to Protect Worker Safety and Re-Open Meatpacking Facilities

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WASHINGTON (April 30, 2020) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson issued a statement supporting efforts to create local task forces to provide a framework to safely and efficiently reopen meatpacking facilities in a way that protects worker health and safety and begins to reduce the backup of hogs for processing in Minnesota and nationwide. Governor Tim Walz of Minnesota is conven... Read more »

Peterson Comments on Hearing to Review the State of the Farm Economy

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Good morning and welcome to today’s hearing to review the state of the farm economy. Welcome also to our witness, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who will talk about where he sees the farm economy going in the coming year, as well as what’s going on over at the Department. Today we are also welcoming the newest member of the committee. Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small from New Mexico’s secon... Read more »

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