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Arlen Specter's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Arlen Specter
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Joan; 2 Children: Shanin, Stephen
Birth Date: 02/12/1930
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Philadephia, PA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
April 13, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
April 13, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack Secretary of Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture
March 16, 2010 Letter To Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department Of Agriculture - Importation of Chilean Table Grapes
Dec. 17, 2009 Specter Applauds Dept. of Ag for Providing Financial Relief to Struggling Dairy Producers
Nov. 20, 2009 Specter Bill Aims to Combat Hunger in America
Nov. 19, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Sept. 21, 2009 Letter to Chairman Kohl, Chair DeLauro and Ranking Members Brownback and Kingston of the Conference Committee of the Senate and House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Aug. 4, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Continued
Aug. 4, 2009 Senate Approves Much-Needed Aid for Dairy Farmers
July 31, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
July 29, 2009 Specter, Casey Applaud USDA Announcement of Increase in Dairy Price Supports
July 15, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
June 17, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
June 11, 2009 Casey, Specter, Fattah, Schwartz, Brady Introduce Companion Bills to Nationalize Philadelphia Universal School Meals Program
June 6, 2009 Specter Applauds USDA Decision to Reverse Course on Philadelphia School Lunch Program
June 4, 2009 Specter Questions Secretary Vilsack on Philadelphia School Lunch Program
June 4, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Subcommittee Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 Appropriations For The U.S. Department Of Agriculture
May 24, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
May 15, 2009 Philadelphia Delegation Urges USDA Secretary Vilsack to Reinstate Philadelphia Meal Program
April 24, 2009 Specter, Casey Work to Help Dairy Farmers
Oct. 27, 2008 Casey, Specter, Nutter, Fattah, Schwartz, Brady Speak out Against USDA Decision to Cut Philly School Meal Program
May 20, 2008 The Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
May 15, 2008 Specter Supports Passage of Farm Bill
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 Ed Schafer, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Re: Complete 8 Million Pound Red Tart Cherry Purchase
Dec. 14, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
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
Aug. 1, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Mike Johanns, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture and The Honorable Phyllis K. Fong, Inspector General
June 27, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 9, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Mike Johanns, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture
March 21, 2007 Specter and Casey Introduce Resolution to Celebrate National Agriculture Day
Sept. 5, 2006 Report on Foreign Travel - Part I
Sept. 20, 2005 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 - Continued
July 28, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 23, 2005 Specter & Santorum Announce Senate Appropriations Approval For Agriculture Projects In Pa
March 4, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 3, 2005 Specter & Coalition Introduce Legislation to Extend MILC Program
Nov. 24, 2004 Specter & Santorum Announce Federal Funding for Agricultural Projects in PA
Oct. 6, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2908
June 16, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2525
April 9, 2004 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman
Jan. 21, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004-Conference Report
Jan. 20, 2004 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 2008
Jan. 20, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agenices Appropriations Act, 2004-Conference Report-Continued
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
July 8, 2003 Letter to Ann Veneman, Secretary of Agriculture
April 11, 2003 Text of Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman
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