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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for President
Date Title
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
July 10, 2013 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for Emergency Food Assistance for Struggling New Yorkers Reeling from Heavy Rain, Flooding
June 20, 2013 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of Department of the Treasury - Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew - Group of Senators Urge Appropriate Oversight of Proposed Smithfield Purchase
June 20, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on House Farm
May 8, 2013 Gillibrand, Feinstein, Collins Introduces Bipartisan Antimicrobial Data Collection Bill
May 7, 2013 As Farm Bill Nears Senate Floor, Gillibrand Outlines Priorities to Strengthen New York Farms
April 26, 2013 At The Orchards of Concklin, Gillibrand Announces New Jobs Bill Aimed at Helping Expand Markets for Farmers and Increasing Availability of Nutritious Locally-Grown Food
April 26, 2013 At the Healthy Living Market in Wilton Mall, Gillibrand Announces New Jobs Bill Aimed at Helping Expand Markets for Farmers and Increasing Availability of Nutritious Locally-Grown Food
April 25, 2013 Gillibrand, Crowley Announce Legislation to Increase Kosher Food in Emergency Food Supply
April 17, 2013 Gillibrand Announces New Legislation to Include Farmed Shellfish in the Specialty Crops Services at USDA
April 2, 2013 As Senate Prepares to Debate Farm Bill Again, Gillibrand Announces Plan to Strengthen New York Dairy Farms
Jan. 4, 2013 At Gillibrand's Urging, FDA Issues First Rules for Food Safety Overhaul
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 12, 2012 Gillibrand Leads Bipartisan Effort to Keep Dairy Pricing Reforms in Final Farm Bill Agreement
Oct. 24, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Dozens of Counties in Upstate NY Eligible for Disaster Funding After this Year's Drought-Damaged Crops Across the State
Oct. 3, 2012 Chesapeake Bay Senators Urge USDA to Support Farmers During Lapse of Farm Bill Authorization
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Chief White
Sept. 26, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Call for USDA Support for New York's Dairy Farms
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to Acting Secretary Blank
July 26, 2012 With Colony Collapse Disorder Threatening NY Crops, Gillibrand Calls for Expedited Review of Harmful Pesticides to Protect Honey Bee Healt
July 16, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Secure USDA Agreement to Lower Emergency Loan Interest Rates for Farmers Across Upstate New York -- Streamlined Disaster Assistance Programs Will Help Farmers Recover from Future Disasters, Like Irene and Lee
July 12, 2012 Letter to Secretary Lubchenco, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
July 3, 2012 Letter to Willie C. Taylor, Regional Director, Philadelphia Regional Office, Economic Development Administration
July 2, 2012 Gillibrand Fights to Extend Priority Access to USDA Funding for Sullivan County and Town of Wawarsing in 2012 Farm Bill
June 21, 2012 Gillibrand Statement on Final Senate Passage of Farm Bill
June 20, 2012 Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Farm Bill Amendment that Provides Disaster Relief Loans to Commercial Fishermen Passes Full Senate
June 19, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Crowley, Serrano Announce $10,000,000 Tiger Grant to Modernize Hunts Point Terminal
June 19, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 14, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
June 14, 2012 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance and Modernization Act
June 8, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
June 7, 2012 Snowe, Gillibrand Offer Amendment to Stabilize Price of Milk
June 6, 2012 Gillibrand Announces Agriculture Disaster Declarations for NY Counties
June 6, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act -- Motion to Proceed--Resumed
June 4, 2012 Gillibrand, "Top Chef" Star Tom Colicchio, & Leading Anti-Hunger Advocates Urge Congress to Restore Food Stamp Cuts, not Tighten its Belt on Backs of Hungry Children as Farm Bill Heads for Full Senate Vote
June 1, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack, Department of Agriculture
May 25, 2012 Letter to Dr. Maragaret A Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
May 23, 2012 Manchin Amendment Would Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
May 15, 2012 Harkin Joins Bipartisan Group of More Than 40 Senators in Urging Floor Action on Farm Bill
May 4, 2012 Gillibrand Brings USDA Official to Batavia to Join Local Business Leaders for Rural Business Roundtable
May 3, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Freshconnect Grants to Help Provide Low-Income & Underserved Communities with NY Farm Products
April 26, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill Markup
March 20, 2012 Gillibrand Announces Legislation to Support New York Apple Growers, Ease Regulations on Exports to Canada
March 16, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of US Department of Agriculture
March 7, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces New York Selected for Federal Program that will Give Thousands of Low-Income Children Free School Meals
Jan. 20, 2012 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of USDA
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