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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 4, 2008 Letter to Secretary Ed Schafer, United States Department of Agriculture and Secretary Steven Preston, United States Small Business Administration
May 22, 2008 Kerry's Disaster Reform Law Will Benefit Massachusetts Businesses, Homeowners
May 16, 2008 Kerry: Farm Bill Will Provide Immediate Help to Massachusetts Farmers, Consumers
May 13, 2008 Small Business Disaster Assistance in Final Farm Bill
May 10, 2008 The Herald News - Make Mom Proud: Donate Food
April 30, 2008 Letter to Secretary Ed Schafer, United States Department of Agriculture
April 24, 2008 Letter to Herb Kohl and Robert Bennett, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies, Re: Additional Funding to Eradicate Emerald Ash Borer and Other In
April 16, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Emergency Food Aid Increase
Dec. 19, 2007 Kennedy, Kerry Introduce Legislation to Preserve Historic Revolutionary War Site
Dec. 19, 2007 Kennedy, Kerry Introduce Legislation to Preserve Historic Revolutionary War Site
Dec. 14, 2007 Kerry, Snowe Praise Passage of Disaster Loan Program
Nov. 13, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations' Subcommittee on Near East and Asia- International Climate Change Negotiations Panel I
Oct. 4, 2007 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and the Chairmen and Ranking Commitee Members
Sept. 27, 2007 Letter to FDA Commissioner, Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach
Sept. 25, 2007 Letter to Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
June 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Republican Member
March 30, 2007 Letter to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition And Forestry, Chairman and Ranking Member Tom Harkin, and Saxby Chambliss
April 4, 2006 Kerry Leads Bipartisan Call to Aid All Small Businesses Devastated by Drought
April 4, 2006 Kerry Leads Bipartisan Call to Aid All Small Businesses Devastated by Drought
Nov. 3, 2005 Appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, 2006-- Conference Report--Resumed
July 21, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 27, 2005 Red Tide Emergency Relief Act Of 2005
June 16, 2005 Commerce Department Answers Call from Senator Kerry and the Massachusetts Delegation to Declare a Fishery Disaster in Massachusetts
April 9, 2004 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman
Nov. 7, 2003 Letter to Agriculture Appropriations Conferees
Nov. 6, 2003 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004
Nov. 5, 2003 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 – Continued
Sept. 10, 2003 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman
July 18, 2003 Letter to Attorney General Ashcroft
July 18, 2003 Kerry Calls for Investigation of Smithfield Foods Acquisition of Farmland Industries
June 26, 2003 The Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate on the Environment - Part 2
April 9, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions S. 842
April 1, 2003 The Small Business Drought Relief Act of 2003
Feb. 5, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions S. 318
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