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John Tierney's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 6, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Fishing
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
April 4, 2014 Tierney Receives Humane Society's Humane Advocate Award
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
Feb. 26, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Responds To Disaster Relief Allotment Of $32.8 Million For New England Fishermen
Feb. 21, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation Applauds Noaa Announcement To Heed Calls To Cover Groundfishery Observer, At-Sea Costs
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries
Jan. 14, 2014 Massachusetts Delegation, Governor Applaud Fishing Disaster Relief
June 28, 2013 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Financial Assistance to Fishermen
June 21, 2013 The Gloucester Daily Times - Tierney Fisheries Bid Shot Sown in House
April 30, 2013 Congressman Tierney Statement on the Final Catch Share Cut Rule
April 29, 2013 WBUR - New England Fishermen Rally For Relief From Strict Catch Limits
April 26, 2013 Congressman Tierney Statement on the May 1 Catch Share Cuts
March 1, 2013 Tierney Responds to NOAA's Intent to Cover At-Sea Monitoring Costs
Jan. 25, 2013 Mass. Lawmakers Ask Fishing Regulators to Reconsider Rejection of Relief for Fishermen
Jan. 15, 2013 Providing for Consideration of HR 152, Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 8, 2013 Congressman Tierney: House GOP Disaster Relief Bills Do Not Do Enough for Struggling Fisheries
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi
Sept. 13, 2012 Tierney Statement on Commerce Disaster Relief Declaration
July 16, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Doc Hastings, Chairman House Committee on Natural Resources and The Honorable Edward J. Markey, Ranking Member House Committee on Natural Resources
March 29, 2012 Gloucester Daily Times - Tierney on Pushing for Flexibility on Fishing Quotas
Jan. 31, 2012 Members of Congress Seek to Preserve Historic Gulf of Maine Cod Fishery
Nov. 17, 2011 Letter to John Bryson, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce and Jane Lubchenco, Administrator of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Nov. 15, 2011 Patrick-Murray Administration Renews Request for Disaster Assistance for Massachusetts Fishing Industry
June 20, 2011 Congressman Tierney Calls for Change at NOAA During Senate Hearing
May 12, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce
March 31, 2011 Tierney Receives 100% on Humane Society Legislative Fund's Humane Scorecard
March 17, 2011 Reps. Markey, Frank, Keating, Tierney Call on Obama Administration to Support Massachusetts Fishermen, Coastal Communities
March 16, 2011 Tierney Statement on Commerce Department Announcement of Reforms to Overhaul NOAA's Law Enforcement System
March 2, 2011 South Coast Today - Congressmen Weigh in Against Regulators in Fishing Suit
Feb. 3, 2011 Letter to Doc Hastings, Chairman of the Committee on Natural Resources, and John Fleming, Chairman of the Subcommitte on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
Dec. 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House
Nov. 18, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary, U.S. Deptartment of Commerce
Sept. 27, 2010 Kerry, Brown, Frank, Tierney, Delahunt Praise Commerce Department Efforts To Restore Relationship Between Fishermen And Federal Regulators
Sept. 17, 2010 Kerry, Brown, Frank, Tierney, Delahunt: Designating Bluefin Tuna An "Endangered Species' Would Hurt Massachusetts Fishermen, Let European Union Plunder Stocks
July 30, 2010 Congressman Tierney Introduces Legislation to Ensure Fairness for Fishermen
July 14, 2010 Kerry, Brown, Frank, Tierney, Delahunt Applaud Commerce Department For Increasing Catch Limits On Pollock
July 1, 2010 Congressman Tierney Announces Legislation Ensuring Fairness for Fishermen
May 13, 2010 Bishop Pushes Back Against Proposed Fishing Regulations
Feb. 3, 2010 Tierney Calls For Oversight Field Hearing In Gloucester
Dec. 18, 2009 Frank, Tierney Introduce House Bill To Improve Management Of Fish Stocks Between U.S. And Canada
Dec. 10, 2009 Tierney Tackles Catch-Share Conundrum With Local Stakeholders
Sept. 8, 2008 Kerry, Kennedy, Tierney and Delahunt Urge Dept of Commerce to Approve Massachusetts' Request for Disaster Declaration
Nov. 1, 2007 Letter to the Honorable Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce
April 11, 2007 Letter: To Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
Nov. 10, 2005 Tierney, Kennedy and Kerry Announce $250,000 for Common Pasture in Newburyport and Newbury
June 14, 2005 Massachusetts Delegation Urges Bush to Release FEMA Funds for Red Tide Relief
June 10, 2005 Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Asks Commerce Department to Declare Massachusetts Disaster Area in Wake of Red Tide Crisis
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Fishing
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy & the Environment
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