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Raúl Grijalva's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Raúl M. Grijalva
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ramona; 3 Children: Adelita, Raquel, Marisa
Birth Date: 02/19/1948
Birth Place: Tucson, AZ
Home City: Tucson, AZ
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva: Republicans Increasing Hunger In America
May 29, 2013 Congressman Smith Introduces the Rural Economic Vitalization Act
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
Sept. 24, 2012 Claims Period Opens Today for Hispanic and Women Farmers & Ranchers Who Claim Past Discrimination by U.S. Agriculture Dept.
Sept. 24, 2012 Claims Filing Period for Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Who Claim Past Discrimination at USDA to Open on September 24, 2012
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
July 9, 2012 Grijalva Calls GOP Farm Bill Cuts to Nutrition Assistance an Ideological Excuse to Take From Low-Income Families, Give to Wealthy
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Feb. 23, 2011 Department of Agriculture Grants $63,000 to International Sonoran Desert Alliance in Ajo to Combat Local Hunger and Poor Nutrition
Feb. 11, 2011 Grijalva Questions Draft Dept. of Agriculture Proposal to Weaken Wildlife Protections, Reduce Species Decision-Making Accountability
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
May 28, 2010 Grijalva Congratulates Ajo Community Food Bank on $40,000 Recovery Act Grant to Expand Produce and Frozen Food Donations
May 17, 2010 Agriculture Department Awards $330,000 to Campesinos sin Fronteras to Assist Yuma Residents With Housing Rehabilitation Projects
Aug. 11, 2009 Grijalva Introduces Legislation to Protect Colorado River
Nov. 7, 2005 Schakowsky, Colleagues, Send Letter to Ambassador Portman Over AFTA Concerns
Oct. 31, 2005 GAO Report Details $123 Million Shortfall in Federal Livestock Grazing Programs
July 12, 2004 Rep. Grijalva Disappointed on Senate's Failure to Act on Farmworker Legislation
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Agricultural Labor Reform
Issue Position: Consumer Safety
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