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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Ron Wyden
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 01/30/1996
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 5 Children: Adam, Lilly, William, Ava, Scarlett
Birth Date: 05/03/1949
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Hermiston Ag Research Bill Moves Forward in Committee
May 2, 2014 Merkley and Wyden Announce $11 Million for Upper Klamath Basin
May 1, 2014 Wyden Urges Congress to Reform Wildfire Funding Ahead of Fire Season
April 25, 2014 Wyden Welcomes FDA's Common-Sense Pledge to Revise Flawed Rule on Brewers' Spent Grains
Feb. 4, 2014 Wyden Applauds Passage of Farm Bill
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protect Agricultural Exports in New International Trade Agreement
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
June 10, 2013 Farm Bill Includes Wyden Provisions to Fight Hunger and Bring Local Food to Schools
May 16, 2013 Schrader Strengthens Oregon Agriculture Competitiveness in Farm Bill Mark-Up
May 9, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior, and Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Emergency Grazing Rights on Federal Land in Southeastern and South Central Oregon
April 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - On Drought Issues
April 16, 2013 Wyden Grills Forest Service Chief on Timber Harvests, Secure Rural Schools
April 10, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen
Feb. 14, 2013 Senators Seek to Lift Restrictions on Industrial Hemp
Feb. 4, 2013 Senators Seek to Lift Restrictions on Industrial Hemp
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
Sept. 19, 2012 Senators Merkley and Wyden Testify on Crooked River Legislation Before Senate Committee
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Aug. 3, 2012 Letter to Debbie Stabenow and The Honorable Pat Roberts, Chairwoman and Ranking Member of Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Aug. 2, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Direct Task Force to Report on the Severity of the Drought
June 21, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
June 21, 2012 Wyden Statement on Hemp Amendment to the Farm Bill
June 20, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
June 20, 2012 Wyden Secures Farm-to-School and Microloan Amendments to the Senate Farm Bill
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance and Modernization Act
June 7, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act -- Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 24, 2012 Letter to Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Fresh Potato Acess
May 15, 2012 Harkin Joins Bipartisan Group of More Than 40 Senators in Urging Floor Action on Farm Bill
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Department of Agriculture and Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador
Dec. 16, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 16, 2011 Wyden Introduces FRESH Act to Help Farmers and Improve Access to Healthier Foods
Dec. 10, 2011 Wyden Legislation Will Create Agricultural Jobs, Improve Food Stamp Program, and Increase School Access to Locally Grown Fruits and Vegetables
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairman Kohl and Ranking Member Blunt
July 21, 2011 Letter to Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
July 5, 2011 Letter to Honorable Tom Vilsack
June 15, 2011 Wyden, Murkowski Introduce Bill To Reform CCF for Fishermen
May 6, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Herb Kohl, Chairman, and The Honorable Roy Blunt, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies
Nov. 15, 2010 Wyden Letter to President Calls For Changes to H-2B Visa Hiring Regulations
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 22, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
May 27, 2010 Senate Supplemental Spending Bill Includes $10 Million for Klamath Drought Relief
April 28, 2010 Wyden, Murkowski Bill Would Lift Restrictions on Fishermen's Use of Capital Construction Accounts
April 13, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
April 13, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack Secretary of Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture
March 9, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary, Department Of The Interior, And The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary, Department Of Commerce
Dec. 21, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture And Ron Kirk, Ambassador, Office Of The United States Trade Representative
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