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Chris Van Hollen, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' Van Hollen, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 8, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 8
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Katherine; 3 Children: Anna, Nicholas, Alexander
Birth Date: 01/10/1959
Birth Place: Karachi, Pakistan
Home City: Kensington, MD
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
May 27, 2014 Congressman Van Hollen Applauds USDA Announcement of New Assistance for Chesapeake Bay Farmers
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 16, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance
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
June 26, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 17, 2013 Letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg - FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Aug. 29, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, O'Malley Lead MD Delegation in Praising Approval of Disaster Designation Assistance for State Following Drought
Aug. 9, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Aug. 2, 2012 Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
July 2, 2012 Van Hollen Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Farmers with Chesapeake Bay Clean-Up
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - Strengthening the Safety Net
Dec. 8, 2011 Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
June 14, 2011 Van Hollen Statement on Senate Ethanol Amendment
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Dec. 21, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Dec. 1, 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
June 24, 2010 Maryland Congressional Delegation Receives Briefing on Potential Impact of Gulf Oil Spill on Maryland's Beaches, the Bay and Seafood Safety
Dec. 3, 2009 Permanent Estate Tax Relief For Families, Farmers, And Small Businesses Act Of 2009
Dec. 3, 2009 Van Hollen Statement On The Permanent Estate Tax Relief For Families, Farmers, And Small Businesses Act
Oct. 7, 2009 Van Hollen Statement On Passage Of The Agriculture, Rural Development, And Fda Appropriations Conference Report
July 8, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 24, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee And national Security And Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - Afghanistan And Pakistan: Oversight Of A New Interagency Strategy
Oct. 22, 2008 Letter to the Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce
July 9, 2008 Testimony of Congressman Chris Van Hollen Before the House Committee on Agriculture Regarding the Energy Markets Anti-Manipulation and Integrity Restoration Act
June 5, 2008 Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act
May 21, 2008 It's Final: Van Hollen Announces Record Increase in Federal Funding for Chesapeake Bay Clean-Up Effort
May 14, 2008 Van Hollen Announces Record Level of Funding for Chesapeake Bay Clean-Up Effort in Farm Bill
May 14, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
April 8, 2008 Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2008
Dec. 3, 2007 Van Hollen Statement on 2007 State of the Bay Report
July 11, 2007 Food And Drug Administration Amendments Act Of 2007
March 29, 2007 The "Chesapeake's Healthy and Environmentally Sound Stewardship of Energy and Agriculture" Act of 2007
March 29, 2007 Van Hollen Introduces Legislation to Dramatically Boost Federal Support for the Chesapeake Bay
Jan. 31, 2006 Article on Food Safety
Nov. 18, 2005 Capital Area Food Bank to Receive Federal Funds
March 2, 2005 Food Safety
March 2, 2005 Food Safety
Feb. 17, 2005 Article Published by Richard Gilmore
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