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Thad Cochran's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Thad Cochran
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/1978
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Runoff June 24, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rose; 2 Children: Clayton, Katherine
Birth Date: 12/07/1937
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Jackson, MS
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
June 11, 2014 Cochran Reminds New CFTC Members of Commitments to Agriculture
June 10, 2014 Letter to Chairman Timothy Massad and Commissioners Sharon Bowen and Christopher Giancarlo of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Commitments to Agriculture Sector
May 27, 2014 Cochran: Forest Restoration Funds Built into FY2015 Ag Bll
May 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Agriculture Regulations
May 8, 2014 Cochran Will Keep Pressure on Administration to Establish Catfish Inspection Program
May 7, 2014 Cochran Gains Assurances of USDA Disaster Assistance for Mississippi Ag Losses
March 27, 2014 Cochran Suggests Lower Mississippi River Valley for Regional Conservation Effort
March 6, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - Hearing on Commodity Futures Trading Commission Nominations
March 5, 2014 Resolution Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Cooperative Extension Service, Expansion of Ag Research
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 7, 2014 Cochran Looks Toward 2014 Farm Bill Implementation
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Feb. 4, 2014 Cochran: 2014 Farm Bill Sets Improved Course for Agriculture in U.S. & Mississippi
Feb. 3, 2014 U.S. Senate Votes to Move Forward on 2014 Farm Bill, Vote on Final Passage Tomorrow
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Cochran Statement on House Passage of the 2014 Farm Bill
Jan. 27, 2014 House-Senate Negotiators Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Final Farm Bill
Jan. 23, 2014 Miss. Senators Say OSHA Must Follow the Law on Family Farm Reg Exemption
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Dec. 17, 2013 Biomass Magazine - Sen. Cochran hopeful Farm Bill agreement can be reached soon
Dec. 13, 2013 Cochran Offers Assurances on Farm Bill Progress
Dec. 11, 2013 Nomination of Heather Anne Higginbottom to be Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Oct. 31, 2013 Senators Fight to Protect Farmers & Hunters From Burdensome Regs
Oct. 30, 2013 Cochran: Reach Farm Bill Agreement as Soon as Possible
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
Oct. 16, 2013 Politico - Farm Bill Conferees Huddle
Oct. 11, 2013 Cochran Ready for Farm Bill Conference Talks
Oct. 11, 2013 Cochran Ready for Farm Bill Conference Talks
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to US Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Customer Protection Rule
Aug. 2, 2013 Feedstuffs - Senate Names Farm Bill Conferees
Aug. 1, 2013 Cochran Statement on Naming of Senate Farm Bill Conferees
July 17, 2013 Agri-Pulse - Stabenow Continues March to Farm Bill Conference
July 17, 2013 Cochran Renews Support for Tax-Exempt Agricultural Research
July 11, 2013 Cochran Statement on Farm Bill Vote in House
June 20, 2013 Despite Vote, Cochran Hopeful House Will Pass 2013 Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Despite Vote, Cochran Hopeful House Will Pass 2013 Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew - Group of Senators Urge Appropriate Oversight of Proposed Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of Department of the Treasury - Smithfield Purchase
June 10, 2013 Cochran Statement for Senate Passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 (S.954)
June 10, 2013 Cochran: 2013 Farm Bill Meets Needs of AG Producers & Consumers
June 10, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
June 6, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 29, 2013 Conchran Hopeful Ongoing Inquiry Will Aid Gulf Coast Shrimp Industry
May 24, 2013 The Hagstrom Report - Stabenow, Cochran Confident About Senate Passing Farm Bill
May 23, 2013 As Senate Break, Conchran Optimistic About Farm Bill Progress
May 23, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued
May 22, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued
May 21, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued
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