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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Steny H. Hoyer
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
First Elected: 05/19/1981
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Susan, Stefany, Anne
Birth Date: 06/14/1939
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Mechanicsville, MD
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
Jan. 29, 2014 Hoyer Statement on House Passage of Farm Bill
Oct. 30, 2013 Hoyer Statement on First Meeting of Farm Bill Conference Committee
Aug. 1, 2013 Hoyer Statement on House Republican Agreement to Drastically Cut Food, Nutrition Assistance Initiatives
July 12, 2013 Whip's Report: Choosing Partisanship Over Progress, Republicans Advance Flawed Legislation
July 11, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 10, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Republican Farm Bill
June 21, 2013 Whip's Report: Republicans Choose Political Messaging and Extreme Policies At Expense of Nation's Families and Economy
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
June 14, 2013 Legislative Program
Dec. 5, 2012 Hoyer Meets with Organizations Representing Farmers to Discuss Reauthorization of the Farm Bill
Sept. 21, 2012 Do-Nothing Congress
Sept. 20, 2012 Hoyer Delivers Remarks at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Sept. 19, 2012 The Hill - GOP Chooses Gridlock Over Results
Sept. 14, 2012 Legislative Program
Sept. 10, 2012 Commemorating IFSTL for Its One-Year Anniversary in Fighting to Increase Global Food Safety Standards
Aug. 29, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, O'Malley Lead MD Delegation in Praising Approval of Disaster Designation Assistance for State Following Drought
Aug. 9, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
July 26, 2012 Legislative Program
July 5, 2012 Hoyer Announces Rural Business Enterprise Grant
May 29, 2012 Hoyer Discusses Reauthorization of the Farm Bill with Farmers in the Fifth District
Dec. 8, 2011 Message from Congressman Steny H. Hoyer
Dec. 8, 2011 Hoyer: GOP Wastes Time On Bill That Won't Create Jobs, Rather than Confront Pressing Year-End Issues
Nov. 17, 2011 Hoyer Announces Fifth District Investments in FY 2012 Minibus
Oct. 20, 2011 Hoyer Statement on the Retirement of Congressman Dennis Cardoza
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Sept. 24, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture and to the Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, EPA
June 24, 2010 Maryland Congressional Delegation Receives Briefing on Potential Impact of Gulf Oil Spill on Maryland's Beaches, the Bay and Seafood Safety
Dec. 3, 2009 Permanent Estate Tax Relief For Families, Farmers, And Small Businesses Act Of 2009
July 30, 2009 Hoyer Statement on the Food Safety Enhancement Act
July 29, 2009 Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009
Oct. 22, 2008 Letter to the Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce
May 21, 2008 Hoyer Statement on House Override of Farm Bill Veto
May 14, 2008 House Passes Federal Farm Bill Including $438 Million for Chesapeake Bay
May 14, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
April 8, 2008 Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2008
Aug. 2, 2007 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 3161, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Ac
Aug. 2, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
Dec. 11, 2006 During Holiday Season, Hoyer Honored by Capital Area Food Bank
Aug. 16, 2006 Hoyer Dedicates New Poultry Facility at BARC
March 8, 2006 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4167, National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
Feb. 9, 2006 Hoyer Decries Cuts to BARC in Presiden'ts Budget
Oct. 28, 2005 Hoyer Announces Federal Funds to Sustain Maryland's Leading Role in Agriculture Research
Sept. 9, 2005 Hoyer Helps Break Ground on New BARC Poultry Facility
June 9, 2005 Hoyer Secures Millions for BARC Research, Chesapeake Agro-Ecology, Center for Maryland Agro-Ecology
Feb. 10, 2005 The Budget is a Statement of Our Values
Feb. 10, 2005 Op-Ed: The Budget is a Statement of Our Values
Feb. 7, 2005 Hoyer On President's 2006 Budget
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