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Sam Brownback's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' D. Brownback
Office: Governor (KS), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 5 Children: Abby, Andy, Elizabeth, Mark, Jenna
Birth Date: 09/12/1956
Birth Place: Parker, KS
Home City: Topeka, KS
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture, Energy & Environment
July 10, 2014 Governor Brownback Responds to Pattern of Intrusion into Kansas Agricultural and Ranching Operations
Dec. 2, 2013 Governor Sam Brownback Appoints New Secretary of Agriculture
July 12, 2013 Governor Brownback to Lead Trade Mission to China
April 10, 2013 Governor Appreciates President's NBAF Funding Recommendation; Will Work with Kansas Legislature to Secure Additional Bonding
Aug. 23, 2012 Gov. Brownback Signs Order to Expedite Hay Delivery in Drought-Stricken Kansas
June 13, 2012 Governor Celebrates McCarty Dairy, Dannon Partnership
April 27, 2012 Governor and Attorney General Welcome U.S. DOL Decision to Withdrawal Youth Farm Labor Rule After Listening to Kansas Leaders, Farmers and Ranchers
April 24, 2012 Governor Brownback Affirms Safety of Kansas Beef, Milk
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. 14, 2012 DHS Secretary: "Reassessment" Nothing to do with NBAF Location
Jan. 23, 2012 Governor Brownback, Attorney Genera Derek Schmidt Object to Proposed EPA Feedlot Rule
Dec. 1, 2011 Governor Brownback, Attorney General Schmidt Say Federal Proposal Bad for Kansas Agriculture
Nov. 30, 2011 Governor Brownback Announces 2012 Water Policy Legislation
Oct. 14, 2011 Governor Calls Russia, Kazakhstan Trip a Success
Sept. 22, 2011 Governor, Agriculture Secretary Host Taiwan trade Delegation
Aug. 25, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - Kansas and the 2012 Farm Bill
Aug. 25, 2011 Senators Roberts and Stabenow Hold Ag Field Hearing in Kansas on Farm Bill
Aug. 9, 2011 USDA Announces Changes to CRP to Assist Producers Impacted by Severe Drought Conditions
July 28, 2011 Governor Brownback Suspends Rules to Aid in Drought, Tornado Relief
July 27, 2011 Governor Brownback Requests Disaster Declarations for Drought, Severe Weather Counties
July 20, 2011 Governor Requests USDA Action to Improve Drought Response
June 24, 2011 USDA Grants Governor's Drought Declaration Request
June 10, 2011 Governor Requests USDA Declare Drought Disaster For Additional 25 Kansas Counties
May 10, 2011 USDA Grants Governor Brownback's Drought Declaration Request
April 27, 2011 Governor Requests USDA Declare Drought Disaster for 21 Kansas Counties
Feb. 8, 2011 Governor Reorganizes Kansas Agriculture Agencies
Aug. 25, 2010 Letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
July 2, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
Jan. 21, 2010 Brownback Warns EPA Plan to Bypass Congress on Greenhouse Emissions Will Cost Millions of Jobs
Dec. 21, 2009 Brownback Warns EPA Plan to Bypass Congress on Greenhouse Emissions Will Cost Millions of Jobs
Nov. 30, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
Oct. 8, 2009 Making Appropriations For Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration And Related Agencies Programs For The Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2010--Conference Report
Aug. 4, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
Aug. 4, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Aug. 3, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 31, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 30, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 28, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
July 27, 2009 Kansas Delegation Defends NBAF, Refutes Washington Post
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 Appropriations For The U.S. Department Of Agriculture
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
March 23, 2009 Letter to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad and Ranking Member Judd Gregg
March 19, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Food Assistance and Fostering Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Development in Less-Developed Countries
March 10, 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009--Continued
Dec. 3, 2008 Senators Roberts and Brownback Comment on NBAF
July 30, 2008 Brownback Comments on FTC Report Studying Food Marketing Tactics
June 26, 2008 Brownback Applauds Partial Resumption of U.S. Beef Trade with South Korea
June 16, 2008 Brownback Comments on Resumption of U.S. Beef Trade with South Korea
May 14, 2008 Food Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008--Resumed
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