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

Office: U.S. House (LA) - District 3, Republican
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
June 15, 2015 Boustany Introduces Legislation to Provide Emergency Relief for Seasonal Labor Users
June 12, 2015 Boustany's Bill to PROTECT Louisiana Seafood Passes House
May 27, 2015 Boustany Expresses Deep Skepticism over Finalized Waters of the U.S. Rule
May 14, 2015 Boustany Applauds Senate Passage of Customs Bill Protecting Louisiana Seafood
May 14, 2015 Boustany Says Rice Study Shows Need for Strong Trade Agreements
April 22, 2015 Boustany Supports Louisiana Sugar in Trade Negotiations
April 20, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the United States Trade Representative - Sugar Industry
Feb. 5, 2015 Boustany Intervenes on Behalf of Gulf Seafood Processors
Jan. 27, 2015 Boustany Stands Up for Louisiana Rice
Jan. 22, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Promote U.S. Rice with Iraq
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Agriculture
Sept. 25, 2014 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corp of Engineers - Fix Mitigation Problem for Agriculture
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers - Modified Charleston Method Reform Recommendations
Sept. 10, 2014 Boustany Votes to Protect Louisiana Farmers from EPA Overreach
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 Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the 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 Resolution to Support Continuation of Current Sugar Program
July 9, 2012 Sugar, Rice, and Soybean Industry Support
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 Boustany Votes to Make Farm Bill Law, Overrides President's Veto
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