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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Janice 'Jan' D. Schakowsky
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert Creamer; 2 Children: Ian, Mary; 1 Stepchild: Lauren
Birth Date: 05/26/1944
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Evanston, IL
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 18, 2014 Raising Awareness about Available Summer Meal Programs that Combat Child Hunger
July 10, 2014 E-Newsletter: Student Loans and Child Hunger
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
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 29, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on H.R. 2642, the FARRM Bill
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
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 Statement on the Passage of Republican-Led Farm Bill
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
July 24, 2012 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Emergency USDA Assistance
June 21, 2012 House Illinois Delegation Send Letter to House Agriculture Panel
Dec. 8, 2011 Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Dec. 1, 2010 Claims Resolution Act of 2010
July 30, 2008 Family Smoking Prevention And Tobacco Control Act
May 20, 2008 International Food Crisis and Haiti
Sept. 26, 2007 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - H.R. 3610, The Food and Drug Import Saftey Act
Sept. 19, 2007 Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
July 17, 2007 Opening Statement: House Committee On Energy And Commerce, Subcommittee On Oversight And Investigations: Can The FDA Assure The Safety And Security Of
May 22, 2007 Food Stamp Challenge
May 15, 2007 Reuters - U.S. Legislators on $1 Meal Diet to Boost Food Aid
May 15, 2007 Schakowsky Lives on Food Stamp Budget
April 24, 2007 Schakowsky Calls for Increased Food Safety
March 28, 2007 Letter: To Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., Commissioner, United States Food and Drug Administration
July 12, 2006 Schakowsky Takes Action to Protect U.S. Homeland Security and Environment
June 8, 2006 Letter to Chairman Gruenberg
March 8, 2006 National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
Nov. 7, 2005 Schakowsky, Colleagues, Send Letter to Ambassador Portman Over AFTA Concerns
May 11, 2005 Activism
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