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Jared Polis' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Date Title
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse
May 20, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1335, Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act
Jan. 21, 2015 Polis, Massie Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Federal Ban on Hemp Production
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Jan. 29, 2014 Polis Statement on FARM Bill Vote
Nov. 4, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Protect Organic Farmers
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 FARRM Bill Passes with Polis, Massie, Blumenauer Pass Amendment to Protect State Rights to Grow Hemp for Research
June 20, 2013 Polis, Massie, Blumenauer Pass Amendment to Protect State Rights to Grow Hemp for Research
June 20, 2013 Blumenauer, Polis, Massie Amendment to Protect State Rights to Grow Hemp for Research Passes House 225-200
June 20, 2013 House Passes Polis, Massie, Blumenauer Hemp Amendment to Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
June 19, 2013 Polis, Gardner FARM Bill Amendment to Beef Up Watershed Protection Program Passes House
June 10, 2013 Polis Issues Statement Lauding Secretary Vilsack's Announcement
April 24, 2013 Polis, Defazio Introduce Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food
Aug. 2, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H. . 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug. 11, 2011 New USDA Healthy School Meal Standards Fight Obesity, Improve Student Outcomes
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
April 6, 2011 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Bark Beetle Epidemic
April 4, 2011 Chaffetz and Polis Introduce the Free Speech About Science Act
Dec. 7, 2010 Supporting the Removal of Illicit Marijuana on Federal Lands
Dec. 1, 2010 Remarks in Support of S. 3307 -- The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
April 6, 2010 Potential Good News For The Health Food Industry: Proposed Free Speech About Science Act, HR 4913
March 19, 2010 The Summit County Voice - Polis Wants To Make School Meals Healthier
Feb. 25, 2009 Letter to the Secretaries of the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Energy, the Department of the Interior, and the Department of Homeland Security
Jan. 13, 2009 Letter to Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
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