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Tom Rooney's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 17, Republican
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
July 8, 2015 Rooney Boosts Funding to Combat Citrus Disease
April 1, 2015 Rooney Announces $23 Million Available in Citrus Disease Grants; Urges Florida Researchers to Apply
March 31, 2015 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture, and Sylvis Matthews Burwell, Department of Health and Human Services : Call for Sound Science in Dietary Guidelines
March 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner and Bob Goodlatte, House of Representatives: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures
March 26, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee: Agricultural Labor Reforms to Accompany E-Verify Measures
Oct. 20, 2014 Rooney Receives "Friend of Agriculture" Award from American Farm Bureau
Sept. 17, 2014 Rooney Announces New Funding to Combat Citrus Disease in Florida
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
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
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Jan. 29, 2014 House Clears Farm Bill With Rooney Citrus Research Initiative
Jan. 27, 2014 Ross, Rooney, Buchanan, and Southerland Tout Citrus Research Funding in Farm Bill Conference Report
Jan. 17, 2014 Farm Bill Agreement Includes Rooney Initiative to Fight Citrus Disease
Jan. 15, 2014 Rooney Highlights Citrus Funding, Benefits for Florida Taxpayers in Appropriations Package
Jan. 14, 2014 Rooney Secures Funding to Fight Citrus Disease in Bipartisan Appropriations Package
Dec. 12, 2013 Rooney: USDA Citrus Greening Initiative Critical for Florida's Economy, Jobs
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
June 18, 2013 FARRM Act Will Serve America Well
June 13, 2013 Rooney Secures Funding for Citrus Disease Research in Agriculture Appropriations Bill
May 8, 2013 Rooney: Coke Citrus Investment Bringing Jobs to FL-17
March 20, 2013 Letter to Jeffrey Zients Acting Director, Office of Management and Budget - Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area
March 19, 2013 Letter to David Shipman United States Department of Agriculture - Citrus Market
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information
Feb. 27, 2013 Rooney Cosponsors Bill to Combat Citrus Greening
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 19, 2012 Rooney: Drought Conditions, High Grocery Prices Highlight Need for Farm Bill Passage
July 12, 2012 Rooney Highlights Reforms for Florida Farmers, Taxpayers in Farm Bill
April 27, 2012 Rooney Credits Family Farmers, Ranchers for DOL Reversal
April 26, 2012 Subcommittee Examines Dairy Programs in Third D.C. Farm Bill Hearing
April 26, 2012 Hearing of the Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee - Input from the Agriculture Community for Drafting the 2012 Farm Bill
March 27, 2012 Rooney Cosponsors Bill to Block DOL Attack on Family Farms
Feb. 8, 2012 The Ag Minute: EPA's Sue & Settle Strategy Makes for Bad Agriculture Policy
Oct. 12, 2011 Highlands Today - ICYMI: Cutting Through Farm Red Tape
Sept. 8, 2011 Subcommittee Holds Audit Hearing on Dairy Programs
May 4, 2011 Subcommittee Examines Issues Facing Pork Industry
April 13, 2011 Subcommittee Examines Issues Facing Poultry Industry
March 11, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator
Feb. 15, 2011 Ag Committee Republicans Stress the Negative Impact of Federal Regs on Production Agriculture & Rural Economies
Feb. 11, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations from Federal Agencies
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack
Dec. 21, 2010 Rooney Named Chairman of House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry
June 30, 2010 Rooney Slams Agriculture Committee Approval of Cuba Travel Bill
June 16, 2010 Rooney Joins House Agriculture Committee
April 15, 2010 Rooney, Dairy Caucus Meet With U.S. Trade Rep. Kirk
Oct. 7, 2009 Rooney Secures Vital Citrus Funding In Agriculture Bill
Sept. 17, 2009 Rooney Introduces Bill To Assist Florida's Cattle Industry
Sept. 24, 2014 Issue Position: Fighting for Florida Farmers
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
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