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Joe Pitts' Public Statements on Issue: Trade

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Office: U.S. House (PA) - 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
Date Title
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Oct. 11, 2013 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
Oct. 11, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar
May 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew - Rep. Duncan Sends Bipartisan Letter on Iran-Turkish Relations to Sec. Kerry & Sec. Lew
Aug. 24, 2012 Regulators Run Amuck
June 18, 2012 Senate Sugar Vote
May 7, 2012 Letter to Conferees
April 26, 2012 Sugar Reform
April 25, 2012 The Dog Ate My Homework
March 16, 2012 Making It Easier to Make Things in America
Oct. 12, 2011 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?"
Oct. 7, 2011 Trade Agreements Sent to Congress, Pass House Committee
July 20, 2011 Approving Renewal of Import Restrictions Against Burma
March 3, 2011 Letter to Honorable U.S. Trade Ambassador Ron Kirk
Jan. 14, 2011 Local Company Travels Abroad with Trade Delegation
July 20, 2010 Columbia Free Trade Agreement
July 16, 2010 A Plan for Jobs
July 16, 2010 Memorandum on Creating Jobs and Fixing Our Economy
Feb. 12, 2010 Opening New Markets, Creating New Jobs
Sept. 16, 2009 Administration's Protectionism
Aug. 18, 2009 The Economy and Government Spending
June 24, 2009 Representative Pitts: "Cap And Trade" Will Hurt Pennsylvania
June 18, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade, And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices And Consumers...
June 11, 2009 Hearing Of The Health Subcommittee Of The House Energy And Commerce Committee - Emerging Health Care Issues: Follow-On Biologic Drug Competition
June 9, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Allowance Allocation Policies in Climate Legislation: Assisting Consumers, Investing in a Clean Energy Future, and Adapting to Climate Change
May 21, 2009 Rep. Pitts Offers Amendment to Cap and Trade Bill to Benefit Pennsylvania
May 14, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 5, 2009 Cap And Trade Exemptions
March 24, 2009 Panel I of a Hearing of the Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Consumer Credit and Debt: The Role of the Federal Trade Commission in Protecting the Public
April 4, 2008 Free Trade is Diplomatic Engagement
Sept. 21, 2007 Lead Tainted Products a Serious Concern
Aug. 4, 2007 H.R. 2046 Overrides Broad Range Of Laws
May 1, 2007 Observing the 200th Anniversary of the Abolition of the British Slave Trade
Aug. 11, 2005 CAFTA Fights Tyranny, Poverty
July 28, 2005 Rep. Pitts Supports CAFTA
July 27, 2005 CAFTA Good for Workers and Consumers Over the Long Run
July 27, 2005 Controlled Substance Export Reform Act of 2005
July 27, 2005 House Passes Pitts Measure to Help Small Manufacturers, Protect Jobs
July 26, 2005 CAFTA Good for Workers and Consumers
July 22, 2005 Pitts Bill on Floor Next Week
June 21, 2005 Approving the Renewal of Import Restrictions Contained in the Burmese Freedom and Deomcracy Act of 2003
Oct. 6, 2004 United Nations Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly
Sept. 17, 2004 The Face of Injustice
July 22, 2004 United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
July 22, 2004 Rep. Pitts Lauds Protection of Sahrawis in Morocco Trade Pact
July 21, 2004 Introduction of Controlled Substances Export Reform Act
July 16, 2004 The Truth About the Iraq-Niger Link - OpEd
July 9, 2004 Beyond Diplomatic Niceties - OpEd
July 8, 2004 Floor Speech - Don't Abandon Western Sahara
July 8, 2004 Do Not Ignore Western Sahara
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