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Mike Johanns' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Mike O. Johanns
Office: U.S. Senate (NE) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Stephanie; 2 Children: Justin, Michaela
Birth Date: 06/18/1950
Birth Place: Osage, IA
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
About Mike
Issue Position: Agriculture
Aug. 4, 2014 OSHA Steps Back In Line with Law
July 29, 2014 Johanns Applauds OSHA's Formal Clarification That It Cannot Regulate Family Farms
July 21, 2014 No Appetite for Politics on the Dinner Plate
July 8, 2014 Johanns Continues Efforts to Rein in EPA
July 7, 2014 Farm Bill Tools Help Manage Risk, Guard Economy
July 2, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Livestock Disaster Payments
June 4, 2014 Waters of the United States
June 4, 2014 Waters of the United States
June 2, 2014 100 Years of Cooperative Extensions
May 27, 2014 Cleaning Up the EPA
May 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Agriculture Regulations
May 22, 2014 Johanns Supports Military, Veterans and Ag Approps Bills; Opposes Overall Spending Increases
April 21, 2014 Distilling Food Safety Facts from Fiction
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
April 7, 2014 Blog: How to Save a Billion Lives
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 24, 2014 Blog: Celebrating Agriculture
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
March 10, 2014 Blog: Fresh Ideas in Ag Innovation
Feb. 27, 2014 Johanns Statement on OSHA's Decision to Drop Case Against Nebraska Farm
Feb. 10, 2014 Fresh Policy for Nebraska's Producers
Feb. 4, 2014 Johanns Says Farm Bill Provides Certainty for Ag Producers
Jan. 22, 2014 Johanns Statement on OSHA's Plans to Clarify Regulatory Practices on Small Farms
Jan. 15, 2014 Approps Package Requires EPA Aerial Surveillance Transparency, Accountability
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 13, 2014 Approps Package Includes Johanns' Language to Rein In OSHA's Regulatory Overreach
Dec. 30, 2013 Weekly Column: OSHA Shouldn't Go Against the Grain
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 20, 2013 Weekly Column: 2013 in Review
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 18, 2013 Johanns Demands OSHA Stop Illegal Regulatory Action
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairmen Stabenow and Lucas and Ranking Members Cochran and Peterson - Extension Better Than a Plan that Distorts Markets
Nov. 11, 2013 Weekly Column - Farm Bill Reduces Spending, Grows Opportunity
Oct. 21, 2013 Weekly Column: Improving Trade is Key to Improving Our Economy
Oct. 8, 2013 Johanns Statement on Severe Weather Damage in Nebraska
Oct. 7, 2013 Weekly Column: One Step Closer to a New Farm Bill
Oct. 1, 2013 Johanns Statement on Announcement of Farm Bill Conferees
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew - Group of Senators Urge Appropriate Oversight of Proposed Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of Department of the Treasury - Smithfield Purchase
June 11, 2013 Column - Sowing the Seed for New Ag Policy
June 10, 2013 Johanns: Senate Farm Bill Better Than No Farm Bill
June 6, 2013 Johanns Statement on Vote to End Farm Bill Debate
May 23, 2013 Johanns Offers, Cosponsors Amendments to Improve Farm Bill
May 21, 2013 Senators Praise Stabenow and Cochran for Bipartisan 2013 Farm Bill
May 20, 2013 Column
May 14, 2013 Johanns Opposes Costly, Gimmick-laden Farm Bill
May 7, 2013 Johanns Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Ag Producers, Small Businesses Manage Their Risk
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
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