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Sherrod Brown's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Sherrod C. Brown
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 11/09/1952
Birth Place: Mansfield, OH
Home City: Avon, OH
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Food Stamps
Issue Position: Agriculture
June 16, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces More Than $150,000 in Federal Resources for Rural Economic Development in Ashtabula, Huron, Morgan, Perry and Sandusky Counties
June 11, 2014 With Schools Closing for the Summer, Brown to Alert Ohioans to Nearly 1,700 Sites That Ensure Children Don't Go Hungry in the Summer Months
May 28, 2014 Brown Applauds USDA Announcement That Will Improve Conservation Practices and Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie and the Ohio River
May 14, 2014 Nomination of Roy K.J. Williams to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
May 8, 2014 With Farmers Markets Opening for the Season, Brown Alerts Ohio Producers to New Federal Resources Available to Strengthen, Promote Local Food Production
April 15, 2014 Brown Announces That Farmers May Begin To Apply For Federal Disaster Assistance As Part Of 2014 Farm Bill
April 14, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Vaccine
April 4, 2014 Brown Announces Increase In Rural Housing Access For Residents In Ashtabula County As A Result Of 2014 Farm Bill Passage
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
April 3, 2014 Brown Announces New Federal Resources To Address Damaging Affects From Feral Swine In Ohio
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 Press Releases Brown Announces Senate Passage of Five-Year, Comprehensive Farm Bill That Saves Taxpayers $23 Billion While Creating Jobs, Boosting Rural Development, Investing In Biobased Manufacturing
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report
Jan. 31, 2014 At Plastic Suppliers, Inc., Sen. Brown, USDA Secretary Vilsack Announce New Farm Bill Provisions That Boost Jobs In Biobased Manufacturing Industry
Jan. 21, 2014 Farm and Dairy - Ohio Produce Growers' Congress: Know Your Customer, Adjust to His Behavior
Jan. 13, 2014 Fighting the War on Poverty Fifty Years Later
Dec. 6, 2013 Brownfield Ag News - Sen. Brown Shares Farm Bill Optimism
Nov. 24, 2013 Record-Courier - Brown Urges Safety Net for Farmers, Poor
Nov. 20, 2013 With Farm Bill Negotiations Underway, Brown Outlines Priorities to Strengthen Farm Programs and Rural Communities, Reduce the Deficit, and Invest in Nutrition for Needy Families
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 30, 2013 Sen. Brown Statement on the State of the 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee
Oct. 29, 2013 Sen. Brown and Cong. Gibbs Release Joint Statement on the 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee
Oct. 22, 2013 Brown Named to Key Panel to Negotiate Final Farm Bill
Sept. 19, 2013 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
July 17, 2013 The Morrow County Sentinel - Brown Says Splitting Farm Bill Will Hurt American Agriculture
July 16, 2013 The Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Brown: Splitting Farm Bill Will Hurt American Agriculture
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew - Group of Senators Urge Appropriate Oversight of Proposed Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of Department of the Treasury - Smithfield Purchase
June 11, 2013 Senate Passes Farm Bill That Would Save Taxpayers $24 Billion While Creating Jobs and Boosting Rural Developement
June 10, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 20, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 15, 2013 Brown Passes Amendment To Farm Bill To Expand Development Opportunities In Rural Communities
May 14, 2013 In Advance Of Key Committee Debate On Farm Bill, Brown Introduces Amendment To Reverse Cuts To Food Banks, Soup Kitchens And Shelters
May 1, 2013 Sen. Brown Joins Central Ohio Farmer At Local High School To Outline New Jobs Bill Aimed At Increasing Availability Of Nutritious, Locally-Grown Food In Schools, Helping Expand Markets For Ohio Farmers
April 29, 2013 Sen. Brown Joins Local Celebrity Chef And Farmer At Cleveland High School To Outline New Jobs Bill Aimed At Increasing Availability Of Nutritious, Locally-Grown Food At Schools And Farmers Markets
April 18, 2013 Brown: Bill to connect local farmers, shoppers
April 17, 2013 Buy Local, Eat Local? Sen. Brown Announces New Jobs Bill Aimed At Helping Expand Markets For Farmers And Increasing Availability Of Nutritious Locally-Grown Food
April 9, 2013 Pingree, Sen. Brown Introduce Local Farms, Food, Jobs Act
March 26, 2013 Sen. Brown Address Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative On Energy, Agriculture Issues
Feb. 25, 2013 Brown Announces Appointment of Smucker's VP to Key Agriculture Advisory Board
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy - Great Lakes Recovery Post Hurricane Sandy
Feb. 13, 2013 Brown Introduces Legislation To Reduce The Deficit By Reforming Farm Payments
Feb. 12, 2013 Grassley, Johnson, Enzi, Brown Push for Legitimate Farm Payment Limits
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
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