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Angus King, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Angus S. King, Jr.
Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 5 Children: Angus, Duncan, James, Benjamin, Molly
Birth Date: 03/31/1944
Birth Place: Alexandria, VA
Home City: Brunswick, ME
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
June 10, 2014 President Signs into Law King-Backed Provision Supporting Maine Farmers
April 24, 2014 Senators Collins, King Issue Statement on FDA Spent Grains Announcement
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 31, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Consider Impact of Proposed Rule on Farmers, Small Brewers
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 28, 2014 King Expresses Disappointment at USDA Announcement
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - Calls On Obama Administration To Implement Livestock Disaster Programs Immediately
Feb. 4, 2014 Sen. King Supports Passage of the Farm Bill
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy - Protect Advanced Biofuel Incentives that Move Beyond Corn-Based Ethanol
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
Oct. 30, 2013 King Outlines Priorities for Maine as Farm Bill Heads to Conference
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Thad Cochran - Strengthen Economic Security for Dairy Farmers
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Senate's Farm Bill Conferees - Give Strong Support to Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Conferees - Farm Bill and beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
Aug. 21, 2013 Collins, King Announce Nearly $4 Million in USDA Rural Development Funding
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
June 10, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 10, 2013 Delegation Applauds FSA Announcement to Resume Critical Farm Payments
March 5, 2013 Senators Seek to Level the Playing Field for Domestic Wood Products in USDA BioPreferred Program
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Creating Jobs
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