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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Robert 'Rob' J. Portman
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 3 Children: Jed, Will, Sally
Birth Date: 12/19/1955
Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
June 19, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Sugar Reform Amendment to Appropriations Bill
May 1, 2014 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
March 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Dairy Farmers
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 4, 2014 Portman Statement on Farm Bill Conference Report
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Aug. 22, 2013 Your Tax Dollars...USDA Distributed Millions to Dead Farmers
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy - Great Lakes Recovery Post Hurricane Sandy
Aug. 16, 2012 Portman Supports Disaster Declaration for Ohio Counties Impacted by Severe Drought
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Department of Agriculture and Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador
Dec. 22, 2011 Hagan Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USTR Kirk to Fight for U.S. Poultry Producers in India
Nov. 28, 2011 Applause for Insurance Rate Adjustments That Will Reduce Costs for Ohio Farmers
Sept. 14, 2011 Trade Agreements
Feb. 16, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Jackson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator
Oct. 18, 2004 Relief for Local Tobacco Farmers
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