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John Barrow's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: John Barrow
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 12
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Victoria; 2 Children: James, Ruth
Birth Date: 10/31/1955
Birth Place: Athens, GA
Home City: Savannah, GA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
Feb. 15, 2013 Bill to Prevent Industrial Dust Explosions Re-Introduced in the House
Oct. 11, 2012 Congressman Barrow Statement on Cantor Visit
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
June 1, 2012 Barrow Statement on Department of Labor's Decision to Not Apply Blanket Fair Labor Standards Act to All Agricultural Sectors
May 22, 2012 Barrow Announces $48,600 Loan and $25,000 Grant to Purchase Two Patrol Vehicles in Glennville
May 8, 2012 Barrow Statement on Department of Labor's Decision to Not Apply Blanket Fair Labor Standards Act to All Agricultural Sectors
June 15, 2011 Scott Urges Support for Drought Disaster Declaration
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 9, 2011 Bishop Joins Georgia Delegation Calling for Drought Disaster Relief from USDA
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 15, 2008 Barrow Applauds Passage of Farm Bill
July 27, 2007 Reps. Barrow, Bishop, Boyd, and Marshall Fight for Peanut Producers
July 23, 2007 Barrow Makes his Mark on the Farm Bill
June 6, 2007 Statement from Congressman Barrow on the Peanut Program in the 2007 Farm Bill
May 23, 2007 Barrow Introduces Bill to Modernize Research and Education Components of the Farm Bill
May 21, 2007 The Introduction of Create-21
May 17, 2007 Barrow Stresses the Needs of Georgia Farmers as Congress Begins Negotiations on 2007 Farm Bill
March 15, 2007 Congress to Consider Over $3 Billion in Agriculture Disaster Relief; Overdue Aid for Drought & Storm Stricken Georgia Farmers
Feb. 7, 2007 Letter: To The Honorable Michael Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture
Jan. 31, 2007 Letter: To Secretary Mike Johanns, US Department of Agriculture
Aug. 31, 2006 Barrow Tours Drought Damaged Farms; Calls for Greater Federal Drought Assistance
Aug. 24, 2006 Barrow: "America Must Do More to Protect Our Food Supply
Dec. 7, 2005 Rep. Barrow's Natural Gas Reform Proposals Win Passage in House Agriculture Committee
Oct. 28, 2005 Rep. Barrow to Congress: "Don't Cut the Farm Bill"
Oct. 19, 2005 Barrow Applauds USDA Decision to Suspend FSA Office Closure Plan
June 29, 2005 Barrow Holds Small Business Hearing to Discuss the Impact of Genetically Modified Crops
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
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