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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' P. Casey, Jr.
Office: U.S. Senate (PA) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terese; 4 Children: Elyse, Caroline, Julia, Marena
Birth Date: 04/13/1960
Birth Place: Scranton, PA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act
May 8, 2014 Smith-Lever Act Centennial
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
April 4, 2014 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Froman - Baloney on EU Over Attempt to Alter Common US Meat Names
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. 24, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Casey Calls for National Healthy Food Financing Initiative Funding
Feb. 4, 2014 Casey Statement on Farm Bill Vote
Dec. 11, 2013 Farmland Preservation
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protect Agricultural Exports in New International Trade Agreement
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. 9, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor, House of Representatives - SNAP Cuts Hurt Vulnerable Children
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
May 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Secretary Perciasepe - Update Action Plan on Honeybees
May 15, 2013 Casey Pushes for Passage of 5 Year Farm Bill Before Senate's Memorial Day Recess
April 10, 2013 Casey Introduces Bill to Support Agriculture Jobs and Local Farms
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Acting U.S. Trade Representative Marantis - Secure Trade Benefits for U.S. Dairy Farmers
Feb. 27, 2013 Casey Outlines Alternative Plan to the Sequester
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
Dec. 11, 2012 Casey Urges Feds To Push Russia to Allow U.S. Dairy Exports
Dec. 3, 2012 Casey: Pennsylvania Farmers to Receive Nearly $1M In Crop Insurance Aid
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and NRSC Chief Dave White
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Chief White
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Sept. 11, 2012 Casey Announces Drought Relief for Small Businesses in Western PA
July 23, 2012 Casey: New Assistance to Help Farmers Impacted by Growing Drought
June 26, 2012 Casey: Aid Coming to 21 PA Counties After USDA Declares Disaster
June 21, 2012 Casey Statement on Senate Passage of the Farm Bill
June 21, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
June 19, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
June 13, 2012 Casey Urges Congress to Quickly Pass Farm Bill to Help PA Farmers Create Jobs
June 12, 2012 Casey: Erie County Declared Disaster Area for March Freeze -- Farmers in Region Will Receive Aid
May 15, 2012 Harkin Joins Bipartisan Group of More Than 40 Senators in Urging Floor Action on Farm Bill
April 30, 2012 Bipartisan Praise for the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 (the 2012 Farm Bill)
April 27, 2012 Casey Provisions in Farm Bill Will Support PA Jobs and Rural Communities
April 18, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jeff Zients, Acting Director Office of Management and Budget
April 18, 2012 Casey Introduces Bill to Assist Farmers and Foresters in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Jan. 5, 2012 Casey Introduces Bill to Support Agriculture Jobs and Local Farms
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Commissioner Alan Bersin
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of USDA
Nov. 22, 2011 Durbin Joins Hunger Caucus in Urging Members to Raise Awareness
Nov. 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, Administrator for the Centers for Medicate & Medicaid Services
Nov. 16, 2011 Senators Seek to Strengthen Farmers' Health Insurance Cooperatives
Oct. 18, 2011 Letter to Secretary Napolitano
Oct. 18, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
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