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Rush Holt, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Rush D. Holt, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret; 3 Children: Michael, Dejan, Rachel
Birth Date: 10/15/1948
Birth Place: Weston, WV
Home City: Hopewell Township, NJ
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 31, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
June 16, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Dec. 1, 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
Nov. 16, 2010 Supporting National Farm To School Month
July 15, 2010 Holt Farm to School Initiative Advances Through House Committee
July 2, 2010 Holt Farm School Initiative Included in Child Nutrition Bill
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
March 5, 2010 Holt Introduces Farm To School Bill To Fight Childhood Obesity, Support Local Farmers
Sept. 16, 2009 Advanced Vehicle Technology Act Of 2009
July 31, 2009 Food Safety Enhancement Act Of 2009
July 13, 2009 Agriculture Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 8, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Jan. 29, 2009 Letter to Cindy Smith, Acting Under-Secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 15, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
May 15, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Aug. 2, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 26, 2007 Washington, Thursday, July 26, 2007
July 26, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, And Bioenergy Act Of 2007
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
Nov. 7, 2005 Schakowsky, Colleagues, Send Letter to Ambassador Portman Over AFTA Concerns
June 7, 2005 Introduction of H.R. 2746
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