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

Full Name: Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/23/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Jonathan; 2 Children: Theodore, Henry
Birth Date: 12/09/1966
Birth Place: Albany, NY
Home City: Brunswick, NY
Date Title
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 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 19, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012
June 19, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Crowley, Serrano Announce $10,000,000 Tiger Grant to Modernize Hunts Point Terminal
June 14, 2012 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
June 14, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
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
Dec. 9, 2011 Hochul, Gillibrand, Schumer, Higgins, Slaughter Urge Farm Aid To Choose Buffalo As Host For 2012 Benefit Concert
Nov. 30, 2011 Bipartisan Group Introduces Public-Private Plan to Expand Healthy Food Options and Strengthen Local Economies
Nov. 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, Administrator for the Centers for Medicate & Medicaid Services
Nov. 16, 2011 Senators Seek to Strengthen Farmers' Health Insurance Cooperatives
Nov. 9, 2011 At Gillibrand's Urging, USDA to Ease Regulations on New York Apple Producers
Oct. 20, 2011 Schumer, Gillibrand Introduce Legislation to Protect New York's Maple Syrup Producers and Consumers
Sept. 20, 2011 Gillibrand Announces Priorities For Next Farm Bill
Sept. 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Kohl and Ranking Member Blunt
Sept. 3, 2011 Governor Cuomo Announces $15 Million Agricultural and Community Recovery Fund
Aug. 25, 2011 Gillibrand Meets With Finger Lakes Region Farmers, Continues Listening Tour To Discuss 2012 Farm Bill
Aug. 24, 2011 At Glynwood Farm In Putnam County, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Promote Community Supported Agriculture
Aug. 15, 2011 Gillibrand Meets With Western New York Farmers, Continues Listening Tour To Discuss 2012 Farm Bill
July 26, 2011 Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Promote Community Supported Agriculture
July 19, 2011 Letter to Administrator Murphy
July 5, 2011 Letter to Honorable Tom Vilsack
June 14, 2011 Letter to Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), Chairman, Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee
June 7, 2011 As Unknown E. Coli Strain Claims Lives Overseas, Gillibrand Fights To Protect Funding For Historic New Food Safety Laws From GOP Attacks - Introduces Meat Safety Legislation To Regulate Unchecked, Deadly E. Coli Strains In Meat Supply
June 3, 2011 Gillibrand Meets with Central New York Farmers, Continues Listening Tour to Discuss 2012 Farm Bill
May 25, 2011 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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