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

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Richard Carper
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha Ann; 2 Children: Benjamin, Christopher
Birth Date: 01/23/1947
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Feb. 4, 2014 Carper Applauds Senate Passage of Farm Bill
Dec. 9, 2013 Sen. Carper Highlights Report Detailing Positive Impact of Farm Bill Conservation Practices on Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Senator Carper: House Farm Bill 'Unacceptable'
June 11, 2013 Senator Carper Celebrates Passage of Farm Bill
April 23, 2013 Crapo, Risch, Hagan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Farmers
April 23, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Sponsor Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Delaware Farmers
Oct. 3, 2012 Chesapeake Bay Senators Urge USDA to Support Farmers During Lapse of Farm Bill Authorization
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Chief White
Sept. 21, 2012 Crapo, Hagan Introduce Bill to Assist Farmers, Water Users
Sept. 21, 2012 Hagan Introduces Bill to Reduce Unnecessary Regulation on Farmers
Sept. 21, 2012 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Unnecessary Regulations on Delaware Farmers
Sept. 17, 2012 Sen. Carper Urges House to Act on Long-Term Farm Bill
Aug. 27, 2012 Letter The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
Aug. 7, 2012 Sen. Carper Commends Successful Efforts to Prevent Restrictive Mexican Fees on U.S. Poultry
Aug. 6, 2012 Sen. Carper Highlights Emergency Farm Loans for Drought Assistance in Delaware
Aug. 6, 2012 Sen. Carper Cosponsors Bill to Improve Agricultural Inspections at Nation's Ports
July 30, 2012 Sens. Carper, Coons Highlight Conservation Accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
June 21, 2012 Sen. Carper Celebrates Senate Passage of Landmark Bill to Support American Agriculture and Healthy Communities
June 20, 2012 Sen. Carper Measure Adopted to Make a Priority at USDA Research on Improving Poultry Feed
June 20, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act Of 2012
March 6, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Commends Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect U.S. Poultry Industry and Ensure Fair Trade Policies with India
March 6, 2012 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Commends Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect U.S. Poultry Industry and Ensure Fair Trade Policies with India
March 5, 2012 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor New Bio-Based Manufacturing Initiative
Feb. 22, 2012 Carper Highlights Small Business and Agricultural Loan and Grant Workshops for Delawareans
Dec. 22, 2011 Hagan Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USTR Kirk to Fight for U.S. Poultry Producers in India
Sept. 20, 2011 Sen. Carper Praises Administration Decision to File WTO Case Against China to Protect American Jobs
June 20, 2011 Sussex County Poultry Farmers Can Now Sign Up for Federal Assistance
June 20, 2011 Hearing of the US Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management - How is NOAA Managing Funds to Protect the Domestic Industry
Feb. 17, 2011 Letter to the Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture; Commerce; Defense; Education; Energy; Health & Human Services; Homeland Security; Housing & Urban Development; Interior; Justice; State; Transportation; Treasury; and
Nov. 16, 2010 Sens. Carper and Coons Statements on Perdue AgriBusiness Relocation to Delaware
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
Aug. 30, 2010 Letter to His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak , Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S. - Russian Restrictions of US Poultry
June 30, 2010 Carper, EPW Committee Colleagues Approve Bill to Help Delaware Clean Up and Restore the Chesapeake Bay
March 16, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
Nov. 17, 2009 Senators Carper & Voinovich Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Fix Estate Tax
Sept. 4, 2009 Senator Carper: Jack Tarburton Great Choice As USDA State Director
July 1, 2009 Sen. Carper: Don Clifton Great Choice For USDA State Director
Oct. 24, 2008 Delaware Receives Primary Drought Disaster Designation
May 15, 2008 Sen. Carper Supports Farm Bill Citing Benefits to Delaware
Jan. 30, 2008 Economic Stimulus
Dec. 14, 2007 Sen. Carper Applauds Senate Passage of the Farm Bill
Nov. 2, 2007 Sen. Carper Applauds Changing Federal Rule to Ease Burden on Chicken Farmers on the Eastern Shore
Nov. 2, 2007 Delmarva Senators Applaud DHS Rule Change to Ease Burden on Eastern Shore Farmers
Dec. 5, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
July 7, 2006 Carper's Corner
July 21, 2005 Executive Session
Nov. 18, 2004 In Recognition of Richard Wood
April 9, 2004 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman
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