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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bees from Pesticides
Oct. 15, 2014 Cardin Lauds WTO Ruling Against India's Ban on U.S. Chickens
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
June 25, 2014 Waters of the United States
June 19, 2014 Maryland Agriculture
March 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Effort to Protect Dairy Farmers and Producers in Maryland and Across Nation
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 4, 2014 Cardin Hails Passage Of Farm Bill To Support A Healthy Chesapeake Bay
Jan. 30, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Thad Cochran - Strengthen Economic Security for Dairy Farmers
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
Sept. 3, 2013 Cardin, Sarbanes Review Progress Of Chesapeake Bay Restoration Efforts
June 11, 2013 The Farm Bill
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
Nov. 28, 2012 U.S. Global Food Security Programs Save Lives And Transform Economies
Oct. 3, 2012 Chesapeake Bay Senators Urge USDA to Support Farmers During Lapse of Farm Bill Authorization
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Chief White
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Sept. 13, 2012 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 29, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, O'Malley Lead MD Delegation in Praising Approval of Disaster Designation Assistance for State Following Drought
Aug. 27, 2012 Letter The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture
Aug. 9, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
Aug. 2, 2012 Drought Impact
July 31, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012
July 27, 2012 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Federal Funding to Develop Next Generation of Farmers at University of Maryland College Park
July 25, 2012 Cardin Bill Provides Fair Access to Corn Supplies for Poultry and Other Food Provider
July 24, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 9, 2012 Cardin Commends USDA for Providing "Equitable Relief" to a Group of Eastern Shore Farmers
June 26, 2012 Southern Maryland Online - Senate-Passed Farm Bill Protects the Bay and Helps Md. Farmers
June 25, 2012 Cardin Addresses MML Opening Session
June 21, 2012 Cardin, Mikulski Team Up to Save Funding for the Chesapeake Bay
May 17, 2012 International Food Security
Jan. 15, 2012 Cumberland Times-News - Cardin Talks Fracking, Bay Cleanup During Tour Through Western MD
Dec. 22, 2011 Hagan Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USTR Kirk to Fight for U.S. Poultry Producers in India
Nov. 10, 2011 Cardin, Mikulski Announce Economic Development Funding for Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center
Oct. 19, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued
Oct. 19, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
June 24, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Jane Lubchenco Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nov. 30, 2010 Senator Cardin Applauds Senate Passage of Food Safety Bill as an Important Step in Protecting the Health of Americans
Nov. 30, 2010 Coburn Amendment Would Have Hurt Maryland Priorities
Nov. 30, 2010 Cardin Says Senate Vote Protects Critical Maryland-based National and Regional Programs
Nov. 19, 2010 Accelerating Income Tax Benefits for Charitable Cash Contributions for Earthquake Relief in Chile and Haiti
Nov. 4, 2010 Ruppersberger and Cardin Announce Innovative Programs to Help the Chesapeake Bay
Aug. 30, 2010 Letter to His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak , Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S. - Russian Restrictions of US Poultry
Aug. 5, 2010 Pigford II Settlement
June 24, 2010 Maryland Congressional Delegation Receives Briefing on Potential Impact of Gulf Oil Spill on Maryland's Beaches, the Bay and Seafood Safety
April 13, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack Secretary of Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture
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