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Tim Bishop's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' H. Bishop
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Working Families for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathryn; 2 Children: Molly, Meghan
Birth Date: 06/01/1950
Birth Place: Southampton, NY
Home City: Southampton, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 28, 2014 Bishop Urges Local Groups to Apply for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
April 25, 2014 Bishop Reminds Local Groups to Submit Applications for Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
April 25, 2014 American Farmland Trust Report Highlights New Funding Opportunities to Help Long Island Farmers Protect Clean Water
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Aug. 1, 2012 Committee Republicans Vote Down Needed Clean Water Infrastructure Investment for States
July 12, 2012 Letter to Secretary Lubchenco, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 8, 2012 Bishop Fights for Local Jobs at Plum Island, Continues Push to Defund Troubled Kansas Lab
May 3, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Freshconnect Grants to Help Provide Low-Income & Underserved Communities with NY Farm Products
July 25, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2584, Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 16, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture of the House Agriculture Committee - Pesticides and the Clean Water Act
July 30, 2010 Growing Produce and Jobs on Long Island
Nov. 2, 2009 Bishop, Island Harvest Help Farmers Donating Food To Li's Hungry
Oct. 8, 2009 Letter To Paul Prouty, Acting Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration
April 6, 2009 Bishop Introduces Open Space Preservation Promotion Act
Aug. 30, 2007 New York House Members Call On Farm Service Agency To Cease All Office Closure Activities
Aug. 24, 2005 Senator Clinton and Congressman Bishop Call for Meeting With Secretary Chertoff to Discuss the Future of Plum Island
Jan. 29, 2004 Letter to Members of the NY Legislature
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