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Paul Tonko's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Paul D. Tonko
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Working Families for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 06/18/1949
Birth Place: Amsterdam, NY
Home City: Amsterdam, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
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
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 13, 2014 Water Scarcity
Jan. 7, 2014 Jobs
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 9, 2013 Congressman Tonko Releases Statement on GAO Review of EPA Pesticide Registration Program
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
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 18, 2012 Congressman Tonko Named to Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
April 17, 2012 Hunger and the Ryan Budget
Nov. 15, 2011 Congressman Tonko: Agriculture Disaster Assistance Included in Funding Bill
Nov. 7, 2011 Rep. Barletta Calls for Disaster Relief Funding for Farmers
Oct. 5, 2011 Tonko Introduces Bill to Boost Disaster Relief for Farmers
Sept. 3, 2011 Governor Cuomo Announces $15 Million Agricultural and Community Recovery Fund
June 14, 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
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to Administrator Lisa Jackson of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Oct. 7, 2009 Rep. Tonko Votes To Protect Public Health, Help Struggling Families
Oct. 1, 2009 Rep. Tonko, Dairy Caucus, Meet With Secretary Vilsack
July 29, 2009 Rep. Tonko Joins Congressional Dairy Farmers Caucus
May 18, 2009 Recognizing Importance Of Child And Adult Care Food Program
May 14, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jan. 13, 2009 Letter to Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
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