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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Joe Linus Barton
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terri; 4 Children; 2 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 09/15/1949
Birth Place: Waco, TX
Home City: Ennis, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Andres Alcantar, Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, and Ronald G. Congleton & Hope Andradem Commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission - Urging Texas Participation in Pilot Program for Food Stamp Reform
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate
Oct. 21, 2011 Committee Leaders Request Briefing from Jensen Farms on Listeria Outbreak
March 30, 2009 Op-Ed: What's Next - Taxing Your Breath?
May 6, 2008 Congressman Barton Outlines Plan to Lower Food and Fuel Prices
May 2, 2008 Food, Fuel and You
July 31, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 --Continued--
July 26, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, And Bioenergy Act Of 2007
July 17, 2007 Opening Statement: House Committee On Energy And Commerce, Subcommittee On Oversight And Investigations: Can The FDA Assure The Safety And Security Of
April 24, 2007 Barton: China Balked at Tracing Poisoned Pet Food
April 23, 2007 Barton: Chinese Must Give FDA Access To Inspect Pet Food Plant
Sept. 7, 2006 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
July 18, 2006 Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006
March 8, 2006 National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
Dec. 15, 2005 Barton Opening Statement On Food Safety Labeling Legislation
Nov. 16, 2005 Barton: Farmers Belong in Fields, Not in Courtrooms
April 28, 2004 Federal News Service: Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
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