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Walter Jones, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (NC) - District 3, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 3
Date Title
Dec. 14, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Take Action on Cottonseed
Nov. 23, 2015 Jones Asks For Answers on South Atlantic Red Snapper Closure
July 24, 2015 Issue Position: Agriculture
March 9, 2015 Jones Calls for Review of Shellfish Regs
Oct. 14, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Ensure PILT and SRS Included in 2015 Budget
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 25, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
July 25, 2014 Issue Position: Fishing
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
April 14, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chairwoman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Strengthen Our National Forests
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary US Department of Labor - Telling OSHA: Stay Off Small Farms
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Nov. 19, 2013 Jones Co-Sponsors Bill to Ease Fishing Vessel Discharge Regulations
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Aug. 13, 2013 Jones Defends Eastern North Carolina Shrimp Industry
June 20, 2013 Jones Votes Against Bloated "Farm" Bill
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information
May 29, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack, Department of Agriculture
April 25, 2012 Jones Calls on House to Block Funding for Obama's National Ocean Policy
March 28, 2012 Jones Urges Quick Action on New Farm Bill
Dec. 1, 2011 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - America's Fishing Laws
Nov. 29, 2011 Jones Helps Secure Opportunity for NC Fishermer to Catch More Bluefin Tuna
Nov. 10, 2011 Gloucester Times - Catch-Share Funding Ban Adds New Signers
April 19, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
April 14, 2011 Jones Amendment to Block Catch Shares Set to Be Passed into Law
April 11, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Release Willing Farmers from their Conservation Reserve Program Contracts
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce
July 1, 2010 Jones Calls Findings of IG Audit of Fisheries Fund "Appalling"; Introduces Bill to Dedicate Fund Revenues to Deficit Reduction
June 2, 2010 Letter to Secretary Locke
Jan. 21, 2010 Jones Calls For Overhaul Of U.S. Fisheries Law Enforcement After IG Investigation Finds "Systemic" Problems
July 18, 2007 Jones Introduces Foreign Seafood Safety Act
July 18, 2007 Jones Introduces Foreign Seafood Safety Act
Sept. 12, 2006 National Fish Hatchery System Volunteer Act Of 2006
July 25, 2005 Lack of Support for CAFTA
July 20, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2005
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