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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Maxine Waters
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 43, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 43
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Sidney; 2 Children: Edward, Karen
Birth Date: 08/15/1938
Birth Place: Saint Louis, MO
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
Feb. 1, 2012 Welfare Integrity Now for Children and Families Act of 2011
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to David R. Obey, Chair, and Jerry Lewis, Ranking member, of the Committee on Appropriations
May 27, 2010 Liability Issues Surrounding the Gulf Coast Oil Disaster
Feb. 22, 2010 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Lauds Settlement For Black Farmers
June 18, 2008 Congresswoman Waters Expresses Concern About Food Crisis and Debt Burden Affecting Poor Nations Criticizes Policies of World Bank as Harmful
April 30, 2008 Congresswoman Waters Urges President to Assist Haiti
April 15, 2008 Congresswoman Waters Calls for Emergency Food Assistance and Debt Relief for Haiti
June 19, 2007 Representatives Solis and Lee Lead Effort to Support Healthy Foods in the 2007 Farm Bill
June 8, 2006 Letter to Chairman Gruenberg
Nov. 7, 2005 Schakowsky, Colleagues, Send Letter to Ambassador Portman Over AFTA Concerns
June 24, 2004 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004
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