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Nita Lowey's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Nita M. Lowey
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 17, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Stephen; 3 Children: Dana, Jackie, Douglas
Birth Date: 07/05/1937
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Harrison, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
March 21, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $1.1 Million Federal Funding for Specialty Crop Research, Safety and Promotion
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Opposes Farm Bill That Would Cost 300,000 New York Households $90 Per Month
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Food Safety
Oct. 30, 2013 Lowey: First Federal Guidelines for Food Allergies in Schools Will Protect Hudson Valley Students
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
June 25, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 - Extension of Remarks
May 9, 2012 Hearing of the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee - Fiscal Year 2013 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Act
Jan. 12, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, FDA Commissioner and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - U.S. Agency For International Development
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - The Department Of State
May 12, 2009 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - The Department of Labor
Oct. 22, 2008 Lowey Calls for Federal Action on Rising Incidence of Food Allergies
April 8, 2008 Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2008
Aug. 30, 2007 New York House Members Call On Farm Service Agency To Cease All Office Closure Activities
Aug. 5, 2004 Lowey Statement on Food Allergy Labeling Law
July 20, 2004 Minor Use and Minor Species Animal Health Act of 2004
Issue Position: Consumers and Privacy Protection
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