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John Dingell's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: John D. Dingell
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 12/13/1955
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Debbie; 4 Children: John, Chris, Jennifer, Jeanne
Birth Date: 07/08/1926
Birth Place: Colorado Springs, CO
Home City: Dearborn, MI
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 29, 2014 Dingell Statement on Farm Bill Reauthorization
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Food Safety
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Dingell Statement on Republican Farm Bill
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 10, 2012 Dingell Applauds Bipartisan Passage FDA Reform Act of 2012; Bill Unanimously Approved by Committee
March 16, 2012 Dingell Joins USDA to Announce Funds to Improve Water Quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin
Jan. 10, 2012 New Report Details Findings of Listeria Outbreak Investigation
Oct. 21, 2011 Committee Leaders Request Briefing from Jensen Farms on Listeria Outbreak
Oct. 12, 2011 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manugacturing, and Trade and Subcommittee on Health - "Food Marketing: Can 'Voluntary' Government Restrictions Improve Children's Health?"
June 16, 2011 Dingell Outraged at Republicans for Cutting Food Safety Funding
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
March 3, 2011 Dingell Questions Secretary Sebelius on Impact of Drastic Cuts Included in H.R. 1
Feb. 17, 2011 Dingell: FDA is Starved of Resources to Fulfill its Mission
Jan. 4, 2011 Dingell's Historic Food Safety Legislation Becomes Law
Dec. 21, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Dec. 19, 2010 Dingell Statement On Senate Passing Food Safety Legislation
Dec. 8, 2010 Full-year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Dec. 1, 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
Sept. 22, 2010 Eggs Farmers Face Investigators After Latest Salmonella Outbreak
March 30, 2010 Dingell Urges Swift Action On Food Safety Legislation
Dec. 3, 2009 Permanent Estate Tax Relief For Families, Farmers, And Small Businesses Act Of 2009
Sept. 9, 2009 Dingell On Food Safety Electronic Registry
July 30, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2749, Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009
June 17, 2009 Dingell On Food Safety Mark-up
June 9, 2009 Dingell Introduces Food Safety Bill
June 3, 2009 Dingell Shares Details On His Food Safety Draft
May 27, 2009 Energy and Commerce Leaders Release Strong Food Safety Legislation
April 23, 2009 Dingell On Latest Salmonella Outbreak
April 1, 2009 Dingell On Tobacco
March 14, 2009 Dingell Applauds Hamburg For FDA Chief
March 11, 2009 Dingell On Food Safety
Jan. 16, 2009 Dingell Comments on Food Safety
Aug. 6, 2008 Dingell Talks Carbon Sequestration, Food Safety with 15th District Farmers
July 2, 2008 Dingell, Stupak Comment on Beef Recall
March 19, 2008 Energy and Commerce Leaders Question EPA on Agriculture Pollution Exemption
March 3, 2008 Dingell: Parents Have a Right to be Furious About Beef Recall
Jan. 25, 2008 Dingell, Stupak Comment on FDA Plan for Overseas Inspections
Oct. 11, 2007 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Panel I - Security of the Nation's Food Supply?
Oct. 5, 2007 Dingell, Stupak Release Report on Safety of Food Imported from China; Announce Series of Hearings
Sept. 26, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - H.R. 3610, The Food and Drug Import Safety Act
Sept. 20, 2007 Dingell Introduces H.R. 3610, the "Food and Drug Import Safety Act of 2007"
Sept. 19, 2007 Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007
Sept. 18, 2007 Dingell on Grocery Manufacturers Association Food Safety Action Plan
Aug. 21, 2007 Dingell Tours Michigan Farms
Aug. 13, 2007 Dingell, Stupak Praise Tyson Foods for Ceasing Sale of Meat Treated with Carbon Monoxide
Aug. 13, 2007 Dingell, Stupak Praise Tyson Foods for Ceasing Sale of Meat Treated with Carbon Monoxide
Aug. 2, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
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