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Sandy Levin's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Sander 'Sandy' M. Levin
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/1982
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Pamela; 4 Children
Birth Date: 09/06/1931
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Royal Oak, MI
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Nov. 27, 2013 Detroit News - Pass Farm Bill for Americans Who Need Help
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 30, 2013 Levin Statement at Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting
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 Levin and Gerlach Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Food Donations
June 23, 2013 Detroit Free Press - Guest commentary: Think Food Aid Should be Cut? Try Living on so Little Yourself
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 10, 2012 Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
April 7, 2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011
Feb. 17, 2011 Letter to President Ma Ying-jeou
Dec. 2, 2010 House Votes to Make Child Nutrition Programs Healthier and More Accessible
July 30, 2009 Sweeping Food Safety Overhaul Passes House
Oct. 26, 2007 Levin Introduces Legislation to Encourage Donation of Healthy Food to Local Food Banks and Hunger Programs
June 8, 2006 Letter to Chairman Gruenberg
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
March 14, 2006 Levin Reports on his Trip to Peru and Panama
Nov. 2, 2005 Letter to House Committee on Agriculture in Opposition to Cuts in the Food Stamp Program
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