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

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
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Prioritize Emergency Food Assistance
May 1, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Reject Japanese Tariff on PA Grape Growers
April 30, 2014 The Minimum Wage
March 20, 2014 Letter to Willie C. Taylor, Regional Director of Economic Development Administration - Casey Pushes to Continue Successful Food Trust's Night Market Food Truck Events That Support Local Jobs, Invigorate Philly Neighborhoods, Boost Growing Industry
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
Dec. 23, 2013 Casey Pushes for Legislation that Would Boost Food Banks in Northeastern PA, Across State
Nov. 1, 2013 Casey Unveils Legislation that Would Maintain SNAP Benefits Slated for Cut
Oct. 22, 2013 Casey Pushes for Bill To Cut Taxes for Small Breweries in Central PA and Across the Country
Aug. 15, 2013 Casey Pushes Bill To Cut Taxes for Small Breweries in Pittsburgh and Across the Country
Feb. 27, 2013 Casey Outlines Alternative Plan to the Sequester
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration
June 21, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
Dec. 21, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Funding for Food Banks
Nov. 30, 2010 FDA Food Safety Moderization Act
Aug. 5, 2010 Casey Applauds Passage of Child Nutrition Bill
May 11, 2010 Casey Applauds Childhood Obesity Task Force Action Plan
April 30, 2010 Casey Joins Specter in Introducing Weekends Without Hunger Act
Sept. 15, 2009 Casey Joins Farmers To Call For Dairy Crisis Help
June 11, 2009 Casey, Specter, Fattah, Schwartz, Brady Introduce Companion Bills To Nationalize Philadelphia Universal School Meals Program
Jan. 15, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, Presidential Candidate of the United States - Funding for Child Programs
Jan. 12, 2009 Casey Praises Weis Markets' Actions to Limit Rising Food Prices
July 25, 2008 LIHEAP
July 11, 2008 Durbin, Harkin, Casey, Brown Applaud USDA Announcement on Recall Information
June 27, 2008 Casey, Durbin: Senate Acts on Emergency Food Aid Funds
June 4, 2008 Casey, Durbin, Brown, Grassley Amendment to Enhance and Protect Our Nation's Food Supply Included in FY2009 Budget
May 1, 2008 Hearing of the Joint Economic Committee - How Are High Food Prices Impacting American Families?
April 28, 2008 Durbin, Casey Link Food Crisis to Global Security
April 24, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Building on International Debt Relief Initiatives
March 17, 2008 Senators Clinton, Casey, and Brown Hail Passage of their Measure to Improve Food Safety for School Lunch Program
March 14, 2008 Casey, Durbin, Brown, Grassley Amendment to Enhance and Protect Our Nation's Food Supply Included in Budget
March 14, 2008 Casey: Senate Budget Invests in Right Priorities and Cuts Deficits
March 12, 2008 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2009 -- Continued
March 12, 2008 Casey, Durbin, Brown, Grassley Introduce Amendment to Enhance and Protect Our Nation's Food Supply
March 6, 2008 Casey, Snowe Introduce Bill to Help Ease Shortages at Food Banks
March 6, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 5, 2007 Casey, Grassley Introduce Bipartisan Food Safety Legislation
Sept. 20, 2007 Brown, Casey Introduced New Food and Product Safety Legislation
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