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Chris Murphy's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 13, 2017 Ahead of Valentine's Day, Murphy Calls on Usda to Support U.s. Floral Industry & American-grown Flowers
Feb. 13, 2017 Letter to Michael Young, Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Ask For Continued Support of the American Horticulture Industry
Dec. 21, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Courtney, Esty Applaud Usda Steps to Help Connecticut's Dairy Farmers, Call for Further Action
Nov. 3, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Courtney Applaud Federal USDA Grant for Cato Corner Farm in Colchester
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers
Sept. 8, 2016 After Extended Drought, Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Announce Federal Disaster Aid for Windham County Farmers
Aug. 23, 2016 Murphy Urges More Support For Connecticut Dairy Farmers
Aug. 18, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Courtney Announce $600,000 Grant To Help Connecticut'S New Farmers
Aug. 5, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal Applaud Usda'S Mpp-Dairy Announcement, Vow To Continue Fight To Strengthen Program & Help Connecticut'S Dairy Farmers
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 6, 2016 Murphy Opposes Compromise Food Labeling Bill
May 23, 2016 Connecticut Delegation Advocates For Changes In Fisheries Management To Level The Playing Field For New England Fishermen
May 19, 2016 Murphy Secures Federal Support For Connecticut Farmers
May 16, 2016 Murphy Announces Budget Priorities For Connecticut Farmers & Local Agricuture
May 5, 2016 Murphy, Blumenthal, Courtney Applaud $1.5 Million For Agricultural Research At Uconn
Jan. 13, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Buy American & Support Local Farmers
Oct. 28, 2015 Blumenthal, Murphy, Delauro, Larson, Courtney, Esty Announce Over $800,000 in USDA Funding for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers
Sept. 21, 2015 Murphy Awarded National Farmers Union's Golden Triangle for Supporting Family Farmers
Aug. 24, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administrator - Help Small Farmers Comply with New Food Safety Law
June 10, 2015 Murphy Urges Foreign Allies To Contribute To World Food Program Amid Funding Crisis
March 19, 2015 Shelton Herald - Providing Help to Beginner Farmers is Goal on National Agriculture Day
March 18, 2015 On National Agriculture Day, Murphy Calls for Strengthened Opportunities for Connecticut's New & Aspiring Farmers
Feb. 13, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Continued Support for the American Flower Industry
Feb. 13, 2015 As Valentine's Day Approaches, Murphy Urges
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bees from Pesticides
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. 4, 2014 Statement on Farm Bill
Jan. 30, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
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. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Thad Cochran - Strengthen Economic Security for Dairy Farmers
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Senate's Farm Bill Conferees - Give Strong Support to Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Conferees - Farm Bill and beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
Sept. 20, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Himes Announce USDA SBIR Grant To MetroCrops LLC Of Norwalk
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
June 10, 2013 Murphy Statement on Passage of 2013 Farm Bill
April 15, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy and Courtney Announce Appointment of State Rep. Bryan Hurlburt as Farm Service Agency Executive Director
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Oct. 7, 2011 CT Delegation Praises Agriculture Disaster Declaration
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
April 14, 2011 Murphy Statement on Vote against Budget Deal
July 1, 2008 Reps. Murphy, DeLauro Focus on Rising Food and Fuel Costs in Waterbury
Feb. 19, 2008 Murphy Leads the Charge to Fund Conservation Programs
May 9, 2007 Murphy Supports Legislation to Protect and Prepare for Connecticut's Homeland Security Needs
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
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