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Betty McCollum's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Betty McCollum
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 4, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Katie, Sean
Birth Date: 07/12/1954
Birth Place: Saint Paul, MN
Home City: Saint Paul, MN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture and Nutrition
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
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
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 28, 2014 McCollum to Vote In Support of Farm Bill Agreement
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 11, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Refined Sugar, 2014
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 GOP's Partisan Farm Bill Abandons Hungry Americans by Removing Nutrition Programs
July 9, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum Rejects GOP Effort to Strip Away Nutrition Programs in a New Farm Bill
July 9, 2013 Congresswoman McCollum Rejects GOP Effort to Strip Away Nutrition Programs in a New Farm Bill
July 8, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 - Extension of Remarks
July 8, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Defeat of Republican Farm Bill Is a Victory Against Cruel Extremism
June 18, 2013 Cuts to the SNAP Program
June 7, 2013 81 Members of Congress Urge Obama to Reaffirm U.S. Commitment to Address Global Nutrition and Food Security
May 19, 2013 The Examiner - Representatives Speak Out Against Food Aid Cuts
May 15, 2013 In Opposition to Proposed SNAP Cuts
July 12, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum Decries Farm Bill's Harsh Cuts to Nutrition Programs
June 4, 2012 Twin Cities.com - Fresh Tomatoes in Winter? Cub Foods in Joint Venture of Saint Paul Produce Greenhouse
Dec. 8, 2011 Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
Nov. 3, 2011 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act 2012, H.R. 2112
June 22, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Dec. 2, 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Contains $40 Million for Congresswoman McCollum's Farm to School Initiative
May 28, 2010 McCollum Introduces National Farm to School Bill Based on Pioneering St. Paul School Programs
Feb. 25, 2010 Congresswoman Betty McCollum Emphasizes Global Food Security During Appropriations Process
June 26, 2009 McCollum Introduces Innovative Global Food Security Strategy
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - U.S. Agency For International Development
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - The Department Of State
May 12, 2009 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - The Department of Labor
Sept. 9, 2008 Recognizing That We Are Facing A Global Food Crisis
May 16, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
April 2, 2008 Hearing of the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations-International Peacekeeping Affairs and International Organizations
March 6, 2008 Hearing of the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Supplemental Request for Iraq and Afghanistan
June 8, 2006 Letter to Chairman Gruenberg
March 30, 2006 National Food Uniformity Act
Nov. 15, 2005 The Conference Report on the Fiscal Year 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act...
Oct. 10, 2004 Expressing Support of House For Organizations Providing Emergency Food Assistance
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
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