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Jim Langevin's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: James 'Jim' R. Langevin
Office: U.S. House (RI) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 04/22/1964
Birth Place: Warwick, RI
Home City: Warwick, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Date Title
Issue Position: Rhode Island
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Jan. 31, 2014 Opposing the Farm Bill
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 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Langevin Disappointed in Passage of Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Langevin Applauds Defeat of House Republican Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
Sept. 14, 2012 National Farmers Union Honors Langevin for Leadership Support Family Farms, Fishermen
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
July 16, 2012 Langevin, Agriculture Leaders Detail Funding to Boost RI Economy
June 1, 2012 Langevin Announces Grant Benefiting RI Farming Community
Nov. 28, 2011 Langevin Works for RI Priorities in New Farm Bill
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 12, 2010 Langevin Calls For Fishing Economic Assistance
May 14, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 14, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
May 14, 2008 Langevin Helps Sow New Farm Bill
Aug. 4, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 31, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, And Bioenergy Act Of 2007
March 3, 2005 Continuity in Representation Act of 2005
June 2, 2004 Constitutional Amendment Regarding Appointment of Individuals to Fill Vacancies in House of Representatives
April 22, 2004 Continuity in Representation Act of 2004
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Rhode Island
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Animal Welfare
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