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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Alcee L. Hastings, Sr.
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Chelsea, Alcee, Leigh
Birth Date: 09/05/1936
Birth Place: Altamonte Springs, FL
Home City: Miramar, FL
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
June 17, 2014 Hastings Applauds Pollinator Conservation Efforts
May 30, 2014 Denham and Hastings Introduce Legislation to Protect Pollinators
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 27, 2013 Hastings Statement on Pigford II Settlement
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 5, 2013 Blog: Hastings Marks the 41st World Environment Day
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
June 18, 2012 June 18, 2012: Hastings Recognizes National Pollinator Week
May 15, 2012 Blog: Hastings Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the United States Department of Agriculture
Aug. 19, 2011 Blog: Hastings Marks National Honey Bee Awareness Day
July 20, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2553, Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part IV
May 26, 2011 Hastings to Serve as Co-Chair of Congressional Sugar Caucus
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack
Oct. 25, 2010 Hastings Receives 2010 Pollinator Advocate Award
June 29, 2010 Supporting National Pollinator Week
Dec. 16, 2009 Hastings Introduces The Outpatient Mental Health Modernization Act Of 2009
July 9, 2009 Hastings Amendments Bee-come Part of Ag Appropriations Bill
April 3, 2009 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
April 16, 2008 Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
March 28, 2007 Prioritizing Colony Collapse Disorder Research
March 10, 2004 Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act
Jan. 1, 1 Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
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