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Filemon Vela, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 34, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 34
Date Title
May 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Warning USDA of Uncertainty, Potential Trade Disruptions in Proposed Biotech Revisions
April 19, 2016 Congressman Vela Announces $22 Million Available for Citrus Greening Research
April 19, 2016 Congressman Cuellar Helps Secure $42 Million to Bolster Citrus Growers
Dec. 14, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Take Action on Cottonseed
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Thad Cochran, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, Honorable Jerry Moran, Chairman, Subcommittee on Agriculture, and The Honorable Jeff Merkley, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Funding Increase To Combat Citrus Greening Disease
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsored Animal Abuse
Jan. 30, 2014 Farm Bill Passes House with Bipartisan Support
Jan. 28, 2014 Agriculture Committee Announces Agreement on Farm Bill
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
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
June 10, 2013 Cornyn, Cruz, Vela, Conaway Introduce WATER Act to Help Address Texas Water Shortage, Engage Mexico on Treaty Compliance
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Agriculture & Water
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