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Dick Lugar's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Richard 'Dick' G. Lugar
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Charlene Smeltzer; 4 Children: David, John, Mark, Robert
Birth Date: 04/04/1932
Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
Home City: Indianapolis, IN
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts, McCaskill Keeps up Fight to Expand Missouri Energy Production
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
Aug. 8, 2012 The Hill: Sugar Subsidies Out of Date
Aug. 3, 2012 Republican Ag Senators Call for Ag Hearings on LIBOR
June 21, 2012 Lugar Applauds Passage of 2012 Farm Bill
June 20, 2012 Sens. Toomey, Shaheen, Lugar Disappointed in Defeat of Bipartisan Sugar Reform Amendment
June 11, 2012 Frontiers in Development Conference Keynote Address
June 7, 2012 Lugar Cosponsors "Hunger Awareness Day" Resolution
May 25, 2012 Letter to Dr. Maragaret A Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
April 30, 2012 Lugar Hails Withdrawal of Farm Labor Regulations
April 26, 2012 Lugar Rural Energy Amendment Passed by Senate Agriculture Committee
April 26, 2012 Lugar Vows to Offer Sugar Program Amendment on Senate Floor
April 26, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - The 2012 Farm Bill Mark-Up
April 25, 2012 Lugar Calls for Action on Farm Bill
April 13, 2012 Lugar Hails Indiana Universty Report on Hoosier Farm Exports
March 28, 2012 Lugar is Original Co-sponsor of Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act
March 22, 2012 Lugar Co-sponsors Two Bills to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Farmers
March 21, 2012 Note from Canada: Thanks for the Sugar Jobs
March 15, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - Risk Management and Commodities in the 2012 Farm Bill
March 15, 2012 Lugar Stresses Need for Fiscally Responsible Reform at Farm Bill Hearing
March 13, 2012 Lugar Applauds Passage of Two Amendments that Ease Regulations on Farmers
March 8, 2012 On National Agricultural Day Lugar Recognizes Agriculture's Achievements, Need for Reforms
March 7, 2012 Lugar Meets with Indiana Farm Bureau Members
March 1, 2012 Lugar Continues to Push for Taxpayer Savings, Reforms to Agriculture Programs
Feb. 28, 2012 Hearing of Senate Agriculture Committee - Strengthening Conservation Through the 2012 Farm Bill
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Department of Agriculture and Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador
Dec. 22, 2011 Lugar Blasts Department of Labor's Farm Youth Labor Regulations
Dec. 22, 2011 Hagan Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging USTR Kirk to Fight for U.S. Poultry Producers in India
Nov. 22, 2011 Durbin Joins Hunger Caucus in Urging Members to Raise Awareness
Nov. 9, 2011 Lugar Cosponsors "Feed America Day 2011" Resolution
Oct. 24, 2011 Lugar and Stutzman Discuss 2011 Farm Bill Proposal with FFA Students
Oct. 14, 2011 Lugar & Stutzman Send $40 Billion Ag Savings Bill to Deficit "Super' Committee
Oct. 5, 2011 Lugar, Stutzman Target $40 billion in USDA Cuts to Help Meet Federal Deficit Reduction Goals
Aug. 31, 2011 Lugar Partners with Area Businesses for Helping the Hungry Food Drive
Aug. 1, 2011 Letter to Anne S. Ferro, Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
July 28, 2011 Lugar Introduces Ag Legislation to Create Farm Jobs
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Lisa Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
June 7, 2011 Senators Recognize National Hunger Awareness Day
June 7, 2011 Following a Spring with Record-Setting Rainfall in the Midwest, Brown, Lugar Call on USDA to Give Greater Flexibility to Farmers with Cover Crops
June 7, 2011 Letter to Administrator William J. Murphy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Risk Management Agency
April 13, 2011 Letter To Deborah Stabenow, Chairwoman
April 13, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Deborah Stabenow, United States Senator for Michigan, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Chairwoman
April 4, 2011 Lugar Announces Purdue Grant to Train Afghan Farmers
March 30, 2011 Lugar: From Cupcakes, to Easter Candy, to Bread
March 15, 2011 Lugar, Stutzman Introduce Bill to Ensure U.S. Farmers Are Represented in Environmental Decisions
March 15, 2011 Senators Klobuchar, Lugar Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ensure U.S. Farmers Are Represented in Environmental Decisions
Feb. 16, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Jackson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator
Jan. 27, 2011 Lugar Praises USDA Decision to Fully Deregulate Roundup Ready Alfalfa
Dec. 21, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture
Sept. 17, 2010 Lugar Announces New Science Envoys, Receives George Brown Award for International Scientific Cooperation Includes World Food Prize Winner Dr. Ejeta of Purdue University
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