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Roger Wicker's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Roger F. Wicker
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 12/31/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Margaret, Caroline, McDaniel
Birth Date: 07/05/1951
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Tupelo, MS
Religion: Southern Baptist
Date Title
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
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 3, 2014 Wicker: Senate Ratifies Fishing Treaties
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Feb. 12, 2014 The Fight Against Pirate Fishing
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 4, 2014 Wicker: Farm Bill Is a Big Win for Mississippi
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
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
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Dept of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans
Dec. 12, 2012 Arkansas, Mississippi Senators Team Up to Protect Farmers, Sportsmen from Burdensome Rice Regulations
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
July 25, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut--Motion to Proceed
June 21, 2012 Cochran & Wicker Vote Against 2012 Farm Bill
April 27, 2012 Cochran, Wicker Praise Demise of Proposed Youth Farm Worker Regs
March 27, 2012 Cochran, Wicker Say Stop New Youth Farm Worker Regulations
Sept. 23, 2011 Legislation To Stop EPA Dust Regulations Cosponsored by Mississiipi Senators Cochran & Wicker
March 3, 2011 Johnson Introduces Resolution Recognizing 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives
Dec. 21, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture
Dec. 6, 2010 Protecting Consumers and Small Business
Nov. 30, 2010 Wicker Says Food Safety Bill Adds to National Debt and Expands Federal Workforce
July 2, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
Feb. 12, 2010 Wicker Says Jobs Bill Would Have Benefitted Mississippi Farmers
Nov. 30, 2009 Wicker Says Disaster Relief Needed for Mississippi Farmers
Nov. 20, 2009 Excessive Rains Prompt Cochran & Wicker to Offer Bill to Give Direct Disaster Aid to Farmers with Waterlogged Crops
Sept. 7, 2009 Harvest Time Reminds Us Of Agriculture's Importance
Aug. 3, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
March 23, 2009 Letter to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad and Ranking Member Judd Gregg
Feb. 9, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 15, 2008 Senate Approves Farm Bill Conference Report
May 5, 2008 Letter to Stephen Johnson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Re: Flexibility in Ethanol Mandates to Lower Food Prices
March 22, 2008 Greenwood Commonwealth - Wicker Talks Issues
Sept. 10, 2007 Wicker: Lower Deficit Reflects Success of Pro-Growth Policies
Dec. 5, 2005 Wicker Sees Optimism, Frustration in Katrina Recovery
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
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