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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Eliot L. Engel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 3 Children
Birth Date: 02/18/1947
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Bronx, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Jan. 29, 2014 SNAP Cuts Hurt the Most Vulnerable
Dec. 2, 2013 Engel: End Food Stamp Cuts
Oct. 31, 2013 Politico - Fixing Food Aid
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Rep. Engel Votes Against Split Farm Bill; Calls Exclusion of Food Stamps "a Sham"
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 The Hill - International Food Aid Needs Reform
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Nov. 12, 2008 Oil Prices Are Down, Why Not Food Prices Too, Asks Engel
May 19, 2008 Engel Praises U.S. Emergency Food Aid for Haiti
May 16, 2008 Engel Supports Groundbreaking Food and Energy Act
Aug. 30, 2007 New York House Members Call On Farm Service Agency To Cease All Office Closure Activities
Nov. 21, 2006 Engel Shocked That Administration Strikes the Word "Hunger" From Report
July 18, 2006 Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
March 13, 2006 Engel Condemns Food Label Legislation
June 8, 2005 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Child Slavery and Cocoa
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