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Charles Boustany, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Charles W. Boustany, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (LA) - District 3, Republican
First Elected: 12/04/2004
Last Elected: 12/08/2012
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Bridget; 2 Children: Erik, Ashley
Birth Date: 02/21/1956
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Lafayette, LA
Religion: Episcopal
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
June 18, 2014 Boustany Applauds Investigation Into Global Rice Trade
June 11, 2014 Boustany Fights for Louisiana Agriculture in Hearing
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
April 14, 2014 Boustany Statement on Shortened Red Snapper Season
Jan. 29, 2014 Boustany Supports Farm Bill for Louisiana's Growers and Producers
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee - Maintaing Reforms in Farm Bill
July 25, 2013 Boustany Encourages Bureaucrats to RELATE to Ag Community
June 20, 2013 Boustany Shows Steadfast Support for Louisiana Farmers and Rural Communities
June 19, 2013 Boustany and Strain Team to Urge Louisiana Delegation to Support Farm Bill
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 5, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Cummings, Bipartisan House Members Urge President Obama to Continue Food For Peace Program
March 20, 2013 Boustany Reacts to EPA Waiver for Rice Growers
Feb. 27, 2013 Boustany Signs Letter Defending South Louisiana Rice Industry from Arsenic Allegations
Jan. 4, 2013 Boustany and Richmond Team to PROTECT Louisiana Industries
Sept. 27, 2012 Boustany: National School Lunch and Breakfast Program Fails to Satisfy Student Appetites
Sept. 14, 2012 Boustany Stands Up for South Louisiana's Agriculture Producers
Sept. 7, 2012 The Only Way "Forward" with this Administration Leads Straight to the Unemployment Line.
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 12, 2012 Boustany Applauds House Farm Bill Committee Passage
July 9, 2012 Sugar, Rice, and Soybean Industry Support
July 9, 2012 Resolution to Support Continuation of Current Sugar Program
June 20, 2012 Boustany Urges Farm Bill Inclusions Beneficial to South Louisiana's Rice Producers
May 30, 2012 Boustany: Farmers in South Louisiana Retain Valuable Resource
May 17, 2012 Boustany Stands with South Louisiana's Businesses in Wake of New Government Regulations
May 16, 2012 USDA: 150 Years of Supporting the American Farmer in South Louisiana
Dec. 8, 2011 Boustany Votes to Protect Rural Jobs by Stopping Excessive Farm Dust Regulations
May 13, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack
March 16, 2011 Boustany Protects Shrimp Producers in Louisiana
Dec. 8, 2008 Panel I of a Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee - The Role of Credit Derivatives in the U.S. Economy
Sept. 25, 2008 Boustany Urges USDA to Extend 2009 Crop Insurance Deadline for Farmers Impacted by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike
June 24, 2008 Boustany Named Ranking Member on Agriculture Subcommittee
May 21, 2008 Food, Conservation, and Energy Security Act of 2008 --Veto Message from the President of the United States (H.DOC.NO. 110-110)
May 21, 2008 Boustany Votes to Make Farm Bill Law, Overrides President's Veto
May 21, 2008 Boustany- "This is a Responsible Farm Bill and the President is Wrong"
May 14, 2008 Boustany Supports Sound Farm Bill, Sets Up Fight with President
May 9, 2008 Boustany Sees Cautious Optimism for Farm Bill
April 11, 2008 Boustany Encouraged by Movement on Farm Bill, Urges Conferees to Reject Tax Hikes
Feb. 20, 2008 Boustany- "Our Farmers Need a Responsible Farm Bill, and They Need It Now."
Dec. 18, 2007 Boustany Urges One Year Extension of Farm Bill to Provide Security to Louisiana Food Producers
Dec. 12, 2007 American Families Need Real Leadership from Congress, Not More Politics
Oct. 31, 2007 Boustany Praises Governor Ed Schafer as AG Secretary Nominee
Sept. 12, 2007 Boustany Urges Passage of Sound Farm Bill for Southwest Louisiana Farmers and Ranchers
July 31, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 27, 2007 Boustany Opposes Unparalleled Tax Hike on Southwest Louisianans in Farm Bill
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
July 26, 2007 Boustany, Alexander Offer Amendment to Farm Bill to Protect Louisiana's Sweet Potato Farmers
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