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Doc Hastings' Public Statements on Issue: Trade

Full Name: Richard 'Doc' Hastings
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Claire; 3 Children: Kirsten, Petrina, Colin
Birth Date: 02/07/1941
Birth Place: Spokane, WA
Home City: Pasco, WA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture - Creating New Trade Opportunities
May 28, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; Michael Froman, Trade Represenative; Kathryn Sulliva, Acting Adminstrator of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to House and Senate Committees on Agriculture - Protect Against Agriculture Tariffs
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador US Trade - Request Fair Trade Access for Polysilicon Manufacturers
Sept. 27, 2013 Weekly Message from Doc - Growing Our Economy by Expanding Fair Trade
April 24, 2013 Bill Introduced to Approve Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreement with Mexico
Jan. 11, 2013 Hastings, Reichert and McDermott Work to Support Washington Growers
Nov. 16, 2012 Hastings Supports Fair Trade Between U.S. and Russia
Oct. 31, 2012 Letter to Ministers Suswono and Wirjawan
Oct. 26, 2012 Expanding Washington Trade Opportunities
Aug. 20, 2012 Gasoline Prices Set Record High as U.S. Becomes More Dependent on Foreign Oil
July 23, 2012 Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
July 20, 2012 Promoting Policies to Help Our Farmers Succeed
June 15, 2012 Hastings Joins Bipartisan Letter to Encourage Fair Access to Mexico for Central Washington Potato Growers
June 14, 2012 Hastings and Reichert Rally Congressional Support to Keep Indonesia Market Open
May 15, 2012 Congressman Doc Hastings' statement on Implementation of U.S. Colombia Trade Deal
March 2, 2012 Weekly Message from Doc: Supporting Central Washington Farmers
Feb. 3, 2012 Obama Administration Announces Plan to Block U.S. Oil Shale Development and U.S. Job Creation
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 12, 2011 Congressman Doc Hastings Statement Regarding the Passage of the Colombia, Panama and South Korea Trade Agreements
Oct. 7, 2011 Opening Gateways to American Jobs
Oct. 3, 2011 Congressman Doc Hastings statement on Colombia, South Korea and Panama Free Trade Agreements
May 27, 2011 More Trade in Washington Means More Jobs
April 15, 2011 Promising News for the 2011 Harvest
April 15, 2011 Promising News for the 2011 Harvest
April 6, 2011 Statement from Congressman Doc Hastings Regarding the Announcement that There is Progress Toward a U.S. Colombia Trade Deal
March 3, 2011 Congressman Hastings' statement on Mexican Tariff Dispute
Dec. 3, 2010 Hastings Statement on South Korean Free Trade Agreement Announcement
Oct. 1, 2010 18 MonthsÂ…and Still Waiting - Obama Administration Still Stalling on Solution to Job-Killing Tariffs
Aug. 18, 2010 Obama Administration Inaction Leads to New Tariffs on Washington Apples
June 16, 2010 Hastings Pushes for Passage of No Cost Job Creators
June 16, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on Ways and Means - China's Trade and Industrial Policies
May 21, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, President of Mexico
April 16, 2010 Congressional Mailbag Weekly Column By Congressman Doc Hastings April 16, 2010
Feb. 12, 2010 Clean Energy Doesn't Require Cap-and-trade Tax Weekly Column By Congressman Doc Hastings February 12, 2010
Nov. 23, 2009 Hastings Leads Efforts To Create New Jobs For American Workers
Sept. 30, 2009 Hastings Leads Efforts To Support Asparagus Farmers
Sept. 25, 2009 Op-Ed: Progress On Trade Is Progress On Washington Jobs
June 19, 2009 Press Conference With Rep. Dave Camp; Rep. Frank Lucas; Rep. John Kline; Rep. Spencer Bachus; Rep. Don Manzullo; Rep. Doc Hastings; Rep. Ralph Hall; Rep. John Mica - Cap And Trade Legislation
May 14, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 8, 2009 Cap-and-Trade Scheme Could Cost Average Family
March 5, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Energy Outlooks, and the Role of the Federal Onshore and Offshore Resources in Meeting Future Energy Demand
Oct. 10, 2008 Hastings Speaks about Hydropower at NW River Partners Members Forum
Sept. 24, 2008 Hastings Presses for Action on Fair Trade Deals Before Time Runs Out
Sept. 5, 2008 Stopping Forest Fires Before They Start
May 9, 2008 WA Jobs, Economy Depend on Fair Trade Deals Weekly Column by Congressman Doc Hastings
May 8, 2008 Hastings Again Asks Governor to Support US-Colombia Trade Agreement
April 11, 2008 House Blow to Fair Trade Hurts WA Farmers
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