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Ted Poe's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Ted Poe
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carol; 4 Children: Kim, Kara, Kurt, Kellee
Birth Date: 09/10/1948
Birth Place: Temple, TX
Home City: Humble, TX
Date Title
May 9, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - School Nutrition Regulations
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Andres Alcantar, Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, and Ronald G. Congleton & Hope Andradem Commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission - Urging Texas Participation in Pilot Program for Food Stamp Reform
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 11, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor, United States House of Representatives - SNAP Removal
May 30, 2012 Secure Border Act of 2011
April 26, 2012 Poe: Armendariz Needs to Go
April 25, 2012 Keep Them on the Farm
Feb. 14, 2011 The Dust Police
May 25, 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon Accident
May 19, 2010 Pirates of the Lake
Sept. 9, 2008 Recognizing That We Are Facing A Global Food Crisis
April 29, 2008 Corn-Based Ethanol Causes Food Shortages
April 23, 2008 Wind Farms in the Waters of the Gulf Coast
Nov. 14, 2007 USDA Announces Federal Disaster Assistance for Local Farmers
Sept. 7, 2006 Rep. Poe Votes To Protect Ranchers And Farmers
Nov. 16, 2005 Texas Rice Needs to Go to Cuba
Oct. 18, 2005 The Crops Were in the Fields
Sept. 14, 2005 Great American Rice Trade in Trouble
April 28, 2005 The Plight of the Texas Rice Farmer
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