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Richard Shelby's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Richard C. Shelby
Office: U.S. Senate (AL) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annette; 2 Children: Richard Jr., Claude Nevin
Birth Date: 05/06/1934
Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Farm Bill
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Dept of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans
Nov. 23, 2010 WSJ - Shelby Wants More BP Money for Alabama
Nov. 22, 2010 Letter to Mr. Robert Dudley, Chief Executive Officer, BP
July 26, 2010 Shelby Reminds Small Business Owners to Apply for Disaster Loan Program
June 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke Secretary US Department of Commerce
May 26, 2010 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2010
May 24, 2010 Shelby Welcomes Fisheries Disaster Declaration
May 13, 2010 Shelby Announces Gulf Coast Assistance
Dec. 21, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture And Ron Kirk, Ambassador, Office Of The United States Trade Representative
Dec. 7, 2009 Letter to Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
March 10, 2009 Senator Shelby Announces Agriculture Funding for Alabama
Feb. 9, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Dec. 1, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency
May 5, 2008 Letter to Stephen Johnson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Re: Flexibility in Ethanol Mandates to Lower Food Prices
Jan. 25, 2008 Shelby Announces Disaster Loan Availability for Alabama Farmers
Jan. 16, 2008 Frank, Bachus, Dodd, Shelby Letter on House-Senate Farm Bill Conference
Sept. 25, 2007 Letter to Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
June 13, 2007 The Huntsville Times: Shelby, Sessions Seek Disaster Declaration
June 12, 2007 Shelby Urges Disaster Declaration for Alabama Counties
May 3, 2006 Sign Up For Hurricane Assistance Program
Dec. 21, 2004 Shelby Applauds Commerce Department Determinations on Imported Shrimp
Nov. 20, 2004 Shelby Announces Funding for West Alabama
Nov. 20, 2004 Shelby Announces Funding for Auburn and Surrounding Area
Sept. 14, 2004 Shelby Announces Funding for Alabama Agriculture Projects
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
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