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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
April 17, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Protecting the Great Lakes
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
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Jan. 6, 2014 Slaughter: Army Corps Report on Invasive Species Important Step to Protect Great Lakes, More Work Needed
Dec. 18, 2013 Slaughter reacts to Consumer Reports study revealing half of all chicken purchases are tainted with bacteria resistant to three or more classes of antibiotics
Dec. 11, 2013 Rep. Slaughter: Voluntary Regulation on Antibiotics Inadequate To Protect Public Health; No Enforcement Mechanism or Criteria for Success
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
June 17, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Consider Limits on Antibiotic Use on Livestock at G8 Summit
June 13, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Praises Committee Approval of Funding to Study Antibiotic Use in Food Animals
Feb. 6, 2013 Slaughter: "We Are Standing on the Brink of a Public Health Catastrophe"
Sept. 20, 2012 Blog: Leading Scientists and Farmers Say Antibiotic Use in Animals a Threat to Human Health
June 29, 2012 Legislation to Stop Asian Carp Passes Congress; President to Sign
June 20, 2012 Slaughter Calls for Limits on Farm Antibiotics as Poll Shows Majority of Americans "Concerned" By Link to Superbugs
June 5, 2012 Slaughter Applauds Court Ruling Against FDA on Antibiotics in Animal Feed
May 31, 2012 Slaughter Introduces Legislation to Curb Invasive Species from Entering U.S.
May 18, 2012 Letter to Assistant Secretary Darcy
April 19, 2012 Slaughter Introduces Legislation to Prevent Asian Carp From Entering Great Lakes
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Department of the Army, Civil Works
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Feb. 14, 2011 Slaughter Says President's Budget Will Hurt Western New York
June 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
June 28, 2010 Slaughter Says More Must be Done to Limit Excessive Antibiotics in Farm Animals
Dec. 9, 2009 Slaughter Asks Administration To Protect Great Lakes
Nov. 4, 2009 Slaughter Praises New White House Taskforce On Antimicrobial Resistance
Oct. 5, 2006 Press Release - Slaughter Announces Upcoming Public Meetings with Coast Guard
Aug. 14, 2004 Rep. Slaughter Celebrates at Orleans County Wooden Boat Festival
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