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John Cornyn's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Sr, Republican Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy, Agriculture & The Environment
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Press Chinese on U.S. Agricultural Biotech Approval Delays
June 11, 2015 Cornyn Applauds Passage of Bill To Repeal Burdensome Meat Labeling Regulations
March 12, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's Lean Meat Recommendations
May 1, 2014 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Andres Alcantar, Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, and Ronald G. Congleton & Hope Andradem Commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission - Urging Texas Participation in Pilot Program for Food Stamp Reform
Jan. 30, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans
Aug. 5, 2013 Texas Times Column - Texas' Very Own Royal Heir
June 10, 2013 Cornyn, Cruz, Vela, Conaway Introduce WATER Act to Help Address Texas Water Shortage, Engage Mexico on Treaty Compliance
May 29, 2013 Cornyn Statement on Susan Combs
June 7, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
March 23, 2012 Cornyn Joins Bipartisan Bill to Block Administration's Overreaching Farm Labor Rule
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Department of Agriculture and Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Secretary Thomas Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary
Oct. 18, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
Aug. 18, 2011 Cornyn Pledges to Work with Texas Farmers, Ranchers to Fight Effects of Historic Drought
June 30, 2011 Sen. Cornyn Calls on FEMA To Follow Suit As USDA Designates Texas A Disaster Area
June 27, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Concerns over the Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Rule
March 8, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Japanese Markets
Feb. 16, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Jackson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator
Dec. 21, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture
Aug. 30, 2010 Letter to His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak , Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S. - Russian Restrictions of US Poultry
July 22, 2010 Sen. Cornyn Introduces Bill To Protect Texas Citrus Industry From Harmful Diseases
March 15, 2010 Spring Beauty In Bloom In Tyler, Texas
March 11, 2010 Sen. Cornyn Demands Fair Market Access For U.S. Cattlemen In Japan
Nov. 19, 2009 Texas Times Weekly - Helping Texans in Need This Holiday Season
Sept. 14, 2009 Sen. Cornyn: Though Long-Overdue, Some Drought Assistance Now Available For Texas Ranchers
Aug. 6, 2009 Drought Relief
Aug. 6, 2009 USDA Secretary Vilsack Assures Sen. Cornyn Long-Awaited Ag Disaster Relief Will Be Distributed In September
July 27, 2009 Letter to Dr. Joseph Glauber, Chief Economist, United States Department of Agriculture
July 27, 2009 Texas Times Weekly - Texas Farmers & Ranchers: An Enduring Legacy
July 21, 2009 Sen. Cornyn Appointed To Senate Agriculture Committee
July 17, 2009 Sen. Cornyn, San Angelo Landowners & Officials Voice Opposition To Pending Clean Water Restoration Act
July 16, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture
April 30, 2009 Hearing of the Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2009, Can We Do It and How?
March 19, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb. 9, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb. 4, 2009 Texax Times Weekly -- Texas Uncorked
Dec. 5, 2008 Texas Times Weekly - Growing Rubies in Texas
Oct. 27, 2008 Sen. Cornyn Visits Tarrant Area Food Bank, Encourages Texans To Help Those In Need Through Donations, Volunteering
Oct. 7, 2008 Times Weekly Column - "Webster on Cattle"
Sept. 15, 2008 Little Angel" with a Big Legacy
Aug. 12, 2008 Sen. Cornyn Visits Capital Area Food Bank
Aug. 11, 2008 Cornyn, Central Texas Non-Profits Call On Congressional Leaders To Address High Food & Fuel Prices
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