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Heidi Heitkamp's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Heidi Heitkamp
Office: U.S. Senate (ND) - Jr, Democratic-NPL
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Darwin; 2 Children: Ali, Nathan
Birth Date: 10/30/1955
Birth Place: Breckenridge, MN
Home City: Mandan, ND
Date Title
July 17, 2014 Heitkamp Announces Agreement to Move Forward with Major Grain Facility in Verona
July 15, 2014 Heitkamp Calls on Major Transportation Official to Determine if Ag Shipment Delays Could Hinder Transport of Coming Harvest
June 25, 2014 Letter to Richard Vierling, Director of Research of the National Corn Growers Association - National Agricultural Genomics Center
June 23, 2014 Heitkamp Encourages New Farmers & Ranchers to Use New Supports in Farm Bill to Help Them Succeed
June 20, 2014 Heitkamp Announces Significant Funding to Support North Dakota Honey Bee Habitats
June 17, 2014 Heitkamp, North Dakota Entrepreneurs Discuss Importance of Innovative Biobased Products
June 5, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture- Support Farmers with Losses Due to Unplanted Crops
June 5, 2014 Heitkamp, Thune Lead Bipartisan Effort to Support Farmers with Losses Due to Unplanted Crops
June 3, 2014 Heitkamp Pushes U.S. Forest Service to Compensate Ranchers for Losses in Pautre Wildfire
May 30, 2014 Heitkamp Presses for Improved Management of Dakota Grasslands at Roundtable with U.S. Forest Service Chief
May 28, 2014 Heitkamp Updates Bismarck Rotary Club on Her Work in the Senate Standing up for North Dakotans
May 19, 2014 Heitkamp Calls on USDA to Delay Corn Planting Deadlines
May 14, 2014 Heitkamp Calls for Federal Policies That Support ND Biodiesel Jobs & Production
May 12, 2014 Letter to Daniel Elliott, Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board - Address Poor Rail Service in Midwest
May 7, 2014 At Senate Ag Hearing with USDA Secretary, Heitkamp Making Sure Farm Bill is Working for North Dakota Farmers and Ranchers
May 2, 2014 In Heitkamp-Requested Study, NDSU Finds Significant Loss in Farm Revenue Due to Delays in Ag Shipments
May 1, 2014 Chairwoman Heitkamp Turns Senate Committee's Attention to Boosting Rural Economic Development
April 22, 2014 Heitkamp Highlights North Dakota's Successful Agriculture Export Industry at JM Grain
April 17, 2014 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding for North Dakota's Specialty Crops
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers
Feb. 14, 2014 Following Heitkamp's Push, Livestock Disaster Programs Will be Expedited
Feb. 11, 2014 Hoeven, Heitkamp, Cramer Work to Resolve Agriculture Shipping Delays
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 7, 2014 Heitkamp: Farm Bill Signed Into Law, Work Continues On Making Sure It Works For North Dakota
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - Calls On Obama Administration To Implement Livestock Disaster Programs Immediately
Feb. 5, 2014 Sen. Moran Joins Colleagues in Calling on Vilsack to Expedite Implementation of Livestock Disaster Programs
Feb. 4, 2014 Heitkamp, Senate Send Five Year, Bipartisan Farm Bill To President
Jan. 31, 2014 Hoeven, Heitkamp Hold Farm Bill Roundtable with ND Ag Groups
Jan. 30, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Heitkamp Statement on House Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 Heitkamp Reaction to State of the Union
Jan. 27, 2014 Heitkamp Statement on Farm Bill Developments
Jan. 21, 2014 Keeping Focus on Farm Bill, Heitkamp Visits USDA Research Facility in Grand Forks
Jan. 20, 2014 Heitkamp to North Dakota Farmers: We are Close on Farm Bill, But Need to Keep up Pressure
Jan. 15, 2014 Heitkamp and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Discuss Farm Bill Negotiations
Dec. 13, 2013 Heitkamp Statement on the Farm Bill Negotiations
Dec. 5, 2013 Heitkamp to Sugar Beet Growers: Not Giving Up on Passing a Long-Term Farm Bill
Nov. 22, 2013 Heitkamp Rallies Support for Farm Bill at Farmers Union Convention
Nov. 22, 2013 Heitkamp, USDA Under Secretary: Long-Term Farm Bill Crucial for North Dakota Agriculture Exports
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to the Farm Bill Conference Committee - Pea, Lentil, Bean Focus in New Farm Bill
Oct. 29, 2013 Heitkamp Advocates for North Dakota Priorities as Farm Bill Conference Committee Plans to Hold First Meeting
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Heitkamp (@SenatorHeitkamp) to Host Twitter Town Hall on How She's Fighting to Pass a Long-Term Farm Bill
Oct. 22, 2013 Heitkamp Seeks Support for Ranchers Recovering from Devastating Fall Snowstorm
Oct. 16, 2013 Time - Women Are the Only Adults Left in Washington
Oct. 12, 2013 Heitkamp Statement on House Appointing Farm Bill Conferees
Oct. 11, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013
Sept. 30, 2013 Standing Up for North Dakota's Farmers and Ranchers
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