Representative Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts's Public Statements

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Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Current Office: U.S. House - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Virginia; 3 Children: Karen, Carol, Daniel
Birth Date: 10/10/1939
Birth Place: Lexington, KY
Home City: Kennett Square, PA
Religion: Protestant
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6/27/14 We Shouldn't Wait to End the Bailout 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 1/28/14 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary US Department of Labor - Telling OSHA: Stay Off Small Farms 10/30/13 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate 10/30/13 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate 10/24/13 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee - Maintaing Reforms in Farm Bill 10/11/13 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 378, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar; and Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 379, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance 10/11/13 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar 6/20/13 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 6/20/13 A Farm Bill that Repeats the Failures of the Past 6/20/13 Pitts on Vote Against the Farm Bill 6/20/13 House Fails to Pass Bipartisan Sugar Reform 6/20/13 It's Time to Reform Outdated Sugar Subsidies 2/14/13 Shaheen-Kirk Sugar Reform Act will Save Consumers Money, Lower Price Support Levels 6/18/12 Senate Sugar Vote 4/26/12 Sugar Reform 1/20/12 One Thousand Days 1/10/12 New Report Details Findings of Listeria Outbreak Investigation 12/21/11 Looking Back on 2011 11/03/11 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling 10/19/11 New Report Shows Federal Sugar Policy Hurts Consumers 10/12/11 Subcommittees Examine Food Marketing Restrictions, Effects on Families and Jobs 10/12/11 Joint Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and the Health Subcommittees of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "Food Marketing: Can "Voluntary' Government Restrictions Improve Children's Health?" 9/23/11 FDA has to Stop Dragging Its Feet on Food Transportation Regulations 9/12/11 Energy and Commerce Members Express Concern Over IWG Food Marketing Principles 8/26/11 Struggling Against the Tide of Regulations 2/26/10 New Regulations Will Hurt Pennsylvania Farmers 8/28/09 Op-Ed: Helping Struggling Dairy Farms 3/31/09 Congressman Pitts Reintroduces Bill To Protect Family Farms, Preserve Open Space 10/17/08 The Friday Faxline 8/31/07 Fiscal Responsibility Does Not Mean Tax Increases 3/06/07 Family Farm Preservation Act 2/18/05 Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling in Preserving Farmland 11/19/04 The Oil-for-Food Program 7/07/04 Honoring Penn State University 7/06/04 Statement for the Record - Honoring Penn State University 1/01/11 Issue Position: Conservation and Agriculture