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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Charles 'Chuck' E. Grassley
Office: U.S. Senate (IA) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 5 Children: Lee, Wendy, Robin, Michele, Jay
Birth Date: 09/17/1933
Birth Place: New Hartford
Home City: New Hartford, IA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture / Rural Development
Issue Position: Energy/Environment
Issue Position: Supporting Family Farmers
May 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Agriculture Regulations
May 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Regarding Clarification of Eligibility for Livestock Disaster Program
May 7, 2014 Grassley Presses for Action on Definition of a Farmer
April 28, 2014 Q&A: Cow Gas
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
March 21, 2014 Statue Unveiling Highlights Events Honoring Iowan Who Saved More than 1 Billion People from Starvation
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 4, 2014 Farm and Nutrition Bill Clears the Senate
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 22, 2014 Farm and Nutrition Bill Update
Jan. 16, 2014 New Cost Estimates Show Grassley Farm Bill Provisions Save Additional Money
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 20, 2013 Farm and Nutrition Bill Payment Limits/Actively Engaged Update
Dec. 20, 2013 Report Card for 113th Congress
Dec. 2, 2013 Unfinished Business
Nov. 26, 2013 Grassley Comments on USDA Breakdown of Actively Engaged Data
Nov. 4, 2013 Farm and Food Bill Negotiations Begin
Nov. 1, 2013 Final Comprehensive BSE Rule Released
Oct. 30, 2013 "Don't Touch Stamp" on Payment Limits Reform in Farm and Food Bill Conference Negotiations
Oct. 24, 2013 Q&A on the Farm and Food Bill
Oct. 8, 2013 Grassley Releases Report Showing Continued Need for Tightening Farm Payment Loopholes
Sept. 16, 2013 Q & A on Farm Safety
Sept. 16, 2013 Agriculture Key to American Prosperity
Sept. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack - USDA Announcement on Emergency Haying and Grazing
Aug. 8, 2013 Sens. Franken and Grassley Push Bill to Reverse Supreme Court Ruling on Farm Family Bankruptcies
June 20, 2013 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of Department of the Treasury - Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew - Group of Senators Urge Appropriate Oversight of Proposed Smithfield Purchase
June 19, 2013 Grassley Urges House to Pass Payment Limits Amendment During Farm Bill Debate
June 10, 2013 Farm and Nutrition Bill Clears Senate, Grassley Payment Limits Intact
May 22, 2013 Grassley Amendments to Senate Farm Bill Focus on EPA, Payment Limits, Competition
May 14, 2013 Farm and Nutrition Bill Clears Committee, Grassley Provisions Included
May 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Thomas Vilsack, U.S., Department of Agriculture and Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, Acting United States Trade Representative - Break Down Ag Biotech Barriers with Trading Partners
March 14, 2013 Grassley Wins Support for Payment Reform and Even-Handed Farm Bill Spending Reductions
Feb. 12, 2013 Grassley, Johnson, Enzi, Brown Push for Legitimate Farm Payment Limits
Feb. 12, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 31, 2013 Russian ban on U.S. beef and pork exports
Jan. 15, 2013 Grassley Requests Penalty Relief for Farmers Due to Late Tax Season
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
Sept. 17, 2012 Q&A on Crop Insurance and Disaster Relief
Sept. 14, 2012 Senators Look to Reverse SCOTUS Ruling on Family Farmer Bankruptcies
Sept. 13, 2012 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 13, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 29, 2012 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Aug. 3, 2012 Republican Ag Senators Call for Ag Hearings on LIBOR
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