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Kurt Schrader's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Kurt Schrader
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 5 Children: Maren, Clare, Steven, Ryan, Travis
Birth Date: 10/19/1951
Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT
Home City: Canby, OR
Religion: Episcopal
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 9, 2014 Subcommittee Highlights the Benefits of Biotechnology
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
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 4, 2014 Subcommittee Recognizes Contributions of Cooperative Extension Service to Agriculture, Youth Development & Rural Communities
Feb. 4, 2014 Schrader Praises Senate Passage of 2014 Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Schrader Praises House Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 17, 2014 Schrader Praises Ruling on Labor Department's "Hot Goods" Cases
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
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
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
May 31, 2013 Newsletter - A Congressional Update from Congressman Schrader
May 17, 2013 Ore. Rep Schrader Prompts GOP Debate to Embrace Organic Farming
May 16, 2013 Christmas Tree Growers See Hope for Sales Program After 18 Months of Political Purgatory in D.C.
May 16, 2013 Schrader Strengthens Oregon Agriculture Competitiveness in Farm Bill Mark-Up
April 11, 2013 Reps. Tom Graves, Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Protect Agriculture, Food Processing and Pest Control Industries From New EPA Regulation
March 4, 2013 House Lawmakers Push to End Extra Permit Requirement for Ag Producers
Nov. 28, 2012 November Survey
Oct. 31, 2012 Letter to Ministers Suswono and Wirjawan
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 6, 2012 The Oregonian - Farm Bill Can Work for Real Agriculture Reform in the 21st Century
June 16, 2012 The Oregonian - Local Food Summit's Missing Ingredient: Congress
June 12, 2012 The Hill - Make Egg Production More Humane
May 31, 2012 Schrader, Thompson Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012
March 6, 2012 Paving the Way for the Future of American Agriculture
Dec. 13, 2011 Ag Committee Recommendations to Super Committee Provide Framework for 2012 Farm Bill
Dec. 3, 2011 Schrader Statement on 2012 Farm Bill Framework
Oct. 14, 2011 National School Lunch Week
Aug. 20, 2010 Schrader, Wu, & Blumenauer Join U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack at the Oregon Food Bank to Commemorate the Success of American Recovery and Reinvestment Grants
Nov. 6, 2009 Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Act Of 2009
June 11, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on Agriculture - Pending Climate Legislation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Agriculture and Rural Investment
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