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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Bruce Braley
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Lisa, David, Paul
Birth Date: 10/30/1957
Birth Place: Grinnell
Home City: Waterloo, IA
Date Title
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
March 21, 2014 Statue Unveiling Highlights Events Honoring Iowan Who Saved More than 1 Billion People from Starvation
March 7, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, Department of Agriculture - Use Plain Language
Jan. 29, 2014 Braley on Farm Bill: Good news for Iowa Job Creation and the Strength of our Agriculture Economy
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 30, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives -
July 17, 2013 Braley Promotes Agriculture Investments for Beginning Farmers
July 11, 2013 Braley: "Fake Farm Bill… Would Dismantle the Farm Bill Itself"
June 26, 2013 Bustos, Loebsack, Braley Introduce Bipartisan, Five-Year Senate Farm Bill In House
June 25, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Braley Statement on Farm Bill Defeat in US House
Feb. 27, 2013 Letter to US Trade Representative Ron Kirk: Russia Banning US Beef, Pork and Turkey
Sept. 13, 2012 Braley Formally Introduces Discharge Petition on Farm Bill
Sept. 12, 2012 Braley Continues Push for Farm Bill
Sept. 10, 2012 Unfinished Business
Aug. 31, 2012 Braley Hears Farm Bill Concerns from Constituents
Aug. 2, 2012 Braley Statement on Agriculture Disaster Program Extension
July 30, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Frank Lucas, Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture
July 23, 2012 Braley Reaction to USDA Announcing Assistance for Drought-Affected Farmers
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 12, 2012 Letter to the Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and the Honorable Eric Cantor, Majority leader of the House
July 2, 2012 Braley Joins Top USDA Official to Host Farm Bill Listening Session in Peosta
June 26, 2012 Braley Urges House Leaders to Work Together to Pass Farm Bill
June 20, 2012 Braley Outlines Vision for Energy Jobs in 2012 Food, Farm and Jobs Bill
June 11, 2012 Braley Joins USDA Secretary Vilsack to Host Food, Farm and Jobs Bill Listening Sessions
May 14, 2012 Braley Hosts Farm Bill Listening Sessions in Toledo and Marshalltown
May 11, 2012 Braley Hosts Farm Bill Listening Sessions in Independence, Vinton, Marengo, and Grinnell
April 26, 2012 Braley Statement on Reversal of Proposed Labor Dept. Rule on Farm Youth Labor
July 7, 2011 Braley Introduces Bill to Honor Future Farmers of America
June 16, 2011 Braley Stands Up Against Attack on Iowa Farmers, Agriculture
June 3, 2011 Braley, Boswell, and Loebsack Fight Cuts to Renewable Fuel Infrastructure, Protections for Farmers
May 20, 2009 Braley Introduces Bill to Improve School Nutrition for Children
March 17, 2009 Hearing of the Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Stimulating the Economy Through Trade: Examining the Role of Export Promotion
Aug. 5, 2008 Letter to Ed Schafer, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Re: Release CRP Acres in Disaster Areas for Haying
May 21, 2008 Braley Votes to Override Bush's Farm Bill Veto Farm Bill Includes Braley's "New Era" Renewable Energy Workforce Training Program
May 14, 2008 Braley's New Era Renewable Energy Proposal Included in House-Passed Farm Bill Agreement Braley ‘Ice Storms and Blizzards' Language also Included in Farm Bill
May 14, 2008 Braley Aides Tour Cattle Congress Detention Facility with ICE Officials Braley Requested Staff Access to Ensure Transparency of ICE Activities in Wake of Postville Raid
May 8, 2008 Braley Statement on Farm Bill Conference Agreement
March 13, 2008 Braley Introduces Bill to Boost Food Safety
June 27, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Agriculture
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