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Terry Branstad's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Terry E. Branstad
Office: Governor (IA), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Christine; 3 Children: Eric, Allison, Marcus
Birth Date: 11/17/1946
Birth Place: Leland, IA
Home City: Boone, IA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 18, 2014 Ames Tribune - Braley Seeks to Draw Contrast with Ernst at ISU Research Farm
March 6, 2014 Gov. Branstad Joins Lawsuit Opposing a California Law that Discriminates Against Iowa Egg Producers
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee, Debbie Stabenow, Chair Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, Collin Peterson, Ranking Member House Agriculture Committee, and Thad Cochra, Ranking Member Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Renew Encouragement for Farm Bill Passage
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson and Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Enact a Farm Bill Reauthorization
Sept. 27, 2013 Branstad Signs Harvest Weight Proclamation
July 25, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, House of Representatives, Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate - Farm Bill Passage
July 30, 2012 Branstad, Reynolds Pledge Continued Efforts in Addressing the Drought's Impact Iowa
June 29, 2012 Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds Release Statements on Farm Inspections
April 30, 2012 Branstad and Reynolds Highlight Conservation Activities Across Iowa During Soil and Water Conservation Week
April 27, 2012 Branstad and Reynolds Applaud the Withdrawal of Prime Example of Federal Regulatory Overreach
March 30, 2012 Letter to Superintendents
March 28, 2012 Coalition of Governors Joins Forces to Support U.S. Beef Industry; the Coalition to Conduct a Beef Plant Tour at BPI Tomorrow
Feb. 16, 2012 Gov. Branstad's Remarks at USDA Agriculture Symposium
Feb. 2, 2012 Gov. Branstad Pleased Department of Labor Rethinking Onerous Regulation on Farmers
Nov. 3, 2011 Gov. Branstad, Sec. Northey Call on U.S. Labor Department to Extend Comment Period on Regulations Regarding Young People in Agriculture
Sept. 1, 2010 Branstad: Ready to Grow Iowa's Agricultural Economy
Aug. 18, 2010 Branstad Named "Friend of Agriculture" by the Iowa Farm Bureau
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