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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: John 'Jack' Francis Reed
Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Julia; 1 Child: Emily
Birth Date: 11/12/1949
Birth Place: Cranston, RI
Home City: Jamestown, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
June 19, 2014 IRS Investigation
May 27, 2014 Reed Holds Grant Workshop to Help Grow RI Food Economy
April 22, 2014 Reed, Ag Leaders Announce $255,000 to Help Promote Ocean State Agricultural Products
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Thad Cochran - Strengthen Economic Security for Dairy Farmers
Sept. 26, 2013 Reed Says Removal of Controversial "Monsanto Policy Rider' is a Victory for Consumers & Commonsense
Sept. 20, 2013 Reed Opposes Senseless Cuts to Nutrition Assistance Program
Feb. 21, 2013 Reed Announces $2.1 Million in Food Aid for RI Families Impacted by Snow Storm
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
March 9, 2012 Reed & Whitehouse Announce $2 Million for URI Sea Grant
Sept. 16, 2011 Reed: New Report Highlights Need to Restrict Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics in Farm Animals to Protect Human Health
July 5, 2011 Letter to Honorable Tom Vilsack
Oct. 5, 2010 Reed Joins with RI Grocers and Farmers to Strengthen Food Safety Reform
Sept. 3, 2010 Reed Calls on Rhode Islanders to Help Spot Ladybugs
Aug. 5, 2010 Letter to The President
Sept. 21, 2009 Letter to Chairman Kohl, Chair DeLauro and Ranking Members Brownback and Kingston of the Conference Committee of the Senate and House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Aug. 14, 2009 Reed Helps Increase Support for RI Dairy Farmers
July 15, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 Appropriations For The U.S. Department Of Agriculture
May 7, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Herb Kohl, Chairman, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Committee on Appropriations and The Honorable Sam Brownback, Ranking Member
March 19, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Food Assistance and Fostering Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Development in Less-Developed Countries
May 1, 2008 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007
Nov. 15, 2007 Press Conference with Sens. Harry Reid (D-NV); Charles Schumer (D-NY); Patty Murray (D-WA); Jack Reed (D-RI) on FHA Modernization Act
Oct. 4, 2007 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and the Chairmen and Ranking Commitee Members
June 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Republican Member
May 9, 2007 U.S. Senate Passes Food and Drug Safety Bill, Legislation Includes Reed's TAN Act
May 9, 2007 New Senate Bill Will Improve Pet Food Safety Standards
July 20, 2006 Reed Calls for Federal Assistance for Flood Damage
March 8, 2006 Dayton, Democrats Fight to Save Dairy Programs From Chopping Block
April 9, 2004 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman
Jan. 21, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004-Conference Report
Jan. 20, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004-Conference Report-Continued
Nov. 5, 2003 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004-Continued
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
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