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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Louise McIntosh Slaughter
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 25, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 25
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert; 3 Children: Megan, Amy, Robin
Birth Date: 08/14/1929
Birth Place: Harlan County, KY
Home City: Fairport, NY
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
June 30, 2014 Slaughter Responds to FDA's Six-Month Review of Voluntary Guidance on Antibiotics in Agriculture
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
April 10, 2014 Slaughter Praises American Cities for Passing Resolutions to Stop Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock
April 4, 2014 Slaughter Earns Legislative Leader Award and 100 Percent Rating from Humane Society for Work on Animal Rights and Welfare
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
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. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 19, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Decries GOP's Massive Cuts to Food Assistance
Sept. 16, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Calls for Action on Antibiotics After CDC Releases Report on Antibiotic Resistance
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 House Passes Slaughter-Polis Amendment on Antibiotic Resistance Research
June 13, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Praises Committee Approval of Funding to Study Antibiotic Use in Food Animals
May 22, 2013 Slaughter and DeLauro Highlight New Report Detailing Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens
Sept. 24, 2012 Farm Bill
July 24, 2012 Slaughter Joins NFL Player, Food Industry Experts to Discuss Overuse of Antibiotics on Animals
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
June 20, 2012 Slaughter Calls for Limits on Farm Antibiotics as Poll Shows Majority of Americans "Concerned" By Link to Superbugs
May 21, 2012 Slaughter Brings Top Official to Rochester to Help Local Farmers Access the Labor They Need
April 3, 2012 Slaughter Cutting Through Red Tape to Get Local Growers Access to Labor
March 23, 2012 Slaughter Says "It's About Time" FDA Address the Overuse of Antibiotics in Farm Animals
Dec. 23, 2011 Slaughter Responds to FDA Decision Regarding Antibiotic Use in Livestock
Dec. 13, 2011 Slaughter, Farming and Business Panel Praise Virtues of Antibiotic-Free Meat Products
Dec. 9, 2011 Hochul, Gillibrand, Schumer, Higgins, Slaughter Urge Farm Aid To Choose Buffalo As Host For 2012 Benefit Concert
Nov. 17, 2011 Slaughter Says US Remains Unprepared as EU Unveils Strategy to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
Sept. 13, 2011 GAO Study Finds "Limited Progress" in Federal Response to Growing Antibiotic Resistance Threat
Aug. 10, 2011 In Light of Turkey Recall, Slaughter Calls on FDA for Action
May 25, 2011 Slaughter Says Lawsuit Against FDA Shows Growing Public Awareness, Concern Over Antibiotic Overuse
March 9, 2011 Preservation of Antibiotics For Medical Treatment Act
Dec. 13, 2010 Slaughter Says New Government Data Demonstrate Widespread Overuse of Antibiotics
Nov. 16, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
July 22, 2010 Slaughter Says New York's Dairy Farmers Deserve a Better Standard
June 28, 2010 Slaughter Says More Must be Done to Limit Excessive Antibiotics in Farm Animals
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 10, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
April 13, 2010 Slaughter Responds To USDA Report On Antibiotic And Other Residues In Meat
Oct. 8, 2009 Slaughter Asks White House To Ban Excessive Use Of Antibiotics in Farm Animals
July 29, 2009 Rep. Slaughter, Other House Members Come Together To Focus On Dairy Farmers
July 7, 2009 Slaughter Announces Rules Hearing On Bill To Curb Excessive Antibiotics in Meat
June 7, 2009 Rules Approves Guidelines for Small Business & Agriculture Bills
Oct. 17, 2008 Congresswoman Slaughter Presented With "Friend of Farm Bureau" Award
July 10, 2008 Rep. Slaughter Pushes for Federal Aid for NY Farmers
May 14, 2008 Rep. Slaughter Applauds Passage of Farm Bill
Feb. 22, 2007 Slaughter Responds to USDA's Decision to Delay Implementation of Controversial Border Rule
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