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Dan Benishek's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Dan Benishek
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Judy; 5 Children
Birth Date: 04/20/1952
Birth Place: Iron River, MI
Home City: Crystal Falls, MI
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Dr. Benishek Votes "Yes" to Support Northern Michigan Agricultural Jobs
Jan. 8, 2014 MLive: House-Backed Farm Bill Would Remove Regulatory Roadblocks, GOP Reps say
Jan. 6, 2014 Benishek Request Secures Surplus Crops for Food Banks and Soup Kitchens
Dec. 19, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Northern Michigan Farmers Should Have Their Voices Heard
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Ensure Food Supply Without Harming Northern Michigan Farmers
Nov. 5, 2013 Dr. Benishek Praises Northern Michigan Apple Producers
Nov. 4, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Protect Organic Farmers
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 10, 2013 Pass the Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 29, 2013 Dr. Benishek Endorses Effort to Support Northern Michigan Farmers
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information
Jan. 31, 2013 Dr. Benishek Named To Key Agriculture Subcommittees
Aug. 30, 2012 Dr. Benishek Continues "House Calls With Dr. Dan' Tour of Northern Michigan
Aug. 21, 2012 Dr. Benishek Continues 'House Calls with Dr. Dan' Tour of Northern Michigan
July 24, 2012 Dr. Benishek Joins Bipartisan Effort to Help Farmers
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
June 7, 2012 Dr. Benishek Presses For Assistance For Damaged Michigan Fruit Crops
April 30, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "Finally the Administration's Bureaucrats Have Come to Their Senses"
April 17, 2012 House Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Safeguard Hunting & Fishing from Bureaucratic Restrictions and Limitations
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