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Tom Latham's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' P. Latham
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 3, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathy; 3 Children: Justin, Jennifer, Jill
Birth Date: 07/14/1948
Birth Place: Alexander, IA
Home City: Ames, IA
Religion: Lutheran (ELCA)
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
July 8, 2014 Tom Latham: Let Veterinarians Work Without Extra Washington Red Tape
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 23, 2014 Newsletter: Higher Energy Costs - No Thank You
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
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
March 21, 2014 Statue Unveiling Highlights Events Honoring Iowan Who Saved More than 1 Billion People from Starvation
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
June 20, 2013 Latham Statement on U.S. House Farm Bill Vote
April 5, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Cummings, Bipartisan House Members Urge President Obama to Continue Food For Peace Program
Sept. 21, 2012 Latham Fights for Safe, Health Meals for Iowa's Schoolkids
Sept. 17, 2012 Latham to Sign Discharge Petition in Solidarity with Iowa Farmers After House Action Appears in Doubt
Sept. 16, 2012 Iowa Congressman Tom Latham Responds to Announced Farm Bill Vote in the U.S. House
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Sept. 12, 2012 Latham Joins Iowans, AG Community to Rally for New Farm Bill
Aug. 26, 2012 Latham Statement on Gov. Branstad's Drought Emergency Prolamation
Aug. 2, 2012 U.S. House Approves Livestock Disaster Relief Measure
July 24, 2012 U.S. House Approves Latham's Legislation to Protect Iowa Family Farms
July 24, 2012 Preserving America's Family Farms Act
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
June 19, 2012 Conservation and Economic Growth Act
June 12, 2012 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy &Commerce, Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor &Pensions, and Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
June 10, 2012 Blog: Latham Report: Federal Agencies Shouldn't Treat Iowa Farmers Like the Taliban
June 8, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
May 1, 2012 Latham Report: A Victory for America's Family Farms
April 30, 2012 Webster City News - Regulations for Farm Child Labor Are Withdrawn
March 8, 2012 Latham Legislation Protects the Tradition of Family Farms from their Own Government
Dec. 19, 2011 Oren Original Co-Sponsor of Legislation to Protect Family Farm Tradition
Oct. 30, 2011 Latham Report: Reducing Costly Federal Regulations On Iowa Small Businesses & Farmers Will Create Jobs
Sept. 22, 2011 Latham Report: Washington Picks Electric Cars Over Iowans Awaiting Disaster Funding
June 9, 2011 At Pork Expo, Latham Calls for Greater Certainty for Iowa Farmers
June 8, 2011 Letter to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad
May 7, 2010 Latham Report: Process Underway to Form New Farm Bill
May 7, 2010 Latham Report: Process Underway To Form Next Farm Bill
Nov. 26, 2009 Motion To Instruct Conferees On H.R. 2996, Department Of The Interior, Environment, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Oct. 7, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of Conference Report On H.R. 2997, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 22, 2009 EPA Proposal Would Raise Costs Without Benefiting The Environment
June 19, 2009 Latham Amendment Protects Farmers From High Costs
May 12, 2009 The Latham Report: Rural Problems Require Rural Solutions
Nov. 19, 2008 Op-Ed on National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
Aug. 5, 2008 Letter to Ed Schafer, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Re: Release CRP Acres in Disaster Areas for Haying
Aug. 2, 2007 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 3161, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Ac
July 31, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
June 15, 2007 U.S. AG Secretary And Congressman Latham to Hold Action for Iowa Agriculture Town Meeting
Jan. 31, 2007 Iowans Invited to Ask Questions of New Ag Leadership
Jan. 31, 2007 Iowans Invited to Ask Questions of New AG Leadership
Jan. 21, 2007 Latham offers preview of next farm bill
Dec. 6, 2006 Congressional Tribute To Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Act of 2006
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