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Tim Walz's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' J. Walz
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 1, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gwen; 2 Children: Hope, Gus
Birth Date: 04/06/1964
Birth Place: West Point, NE
Home City: Mankato, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
June 18, 2014 Walz, Lummis Introduce Bi-partisan Trails Bill
June 12, 2014 Minnesota Lawmakers meet with Interior Secretary to Press the Administration to Complete Lewis and Clark Water System
June 11, 2014 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project
May 20, 2014 Walz Votes to Fight Invasive Carp & Support "Made-in-America" Jobs
May 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture
April 29, 2014 Reps. Bustos, Walz, Nolan Meet With White House, Urge Support For Renewable Fuel Standard
April 2, 2014 Letter to Michael Simpson, Chairman and Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies, House Committee on Appropriations - Additional Funding for Rural Water Projects
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Feb. 5, 2014 After Push from Minnesota Lawmakers and Governor Dayton, Administration Takes Action to Make It Easier to Transport Additional Propane to Minnesota and Other Areas Affected by Ongoing Propane Shortage
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Connor, Commissioner, US Bureau of Reclamation - Resources for Lewis and Clark
Jan. 15, 2014 Bipartisan Walz Bill Will Make Clean Water More Affordable for Rural Communities
Nov. 15, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Proposed Rule to Amend Renewable Fuel Standard for Economy and Energy Security
Oct. 24, 2013 Walz Lauds Bipartisan Passage of Water Resources Reform & Development Act
Oct. 23, 2013 Ellison, Walz, Nolan, and Paulsen Applaud Passage of Provision to Stop the Spread of Invasive Carp
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Aug. 21, 2013 Walz Hosts "Conservation Potluck," Promotes Preserving Natural State Treasures
June 18, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Michael Connor, Bureau of Reclamation - Rural Water Project
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
March 13, 2013 Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies
Feb. 22, 2013 Kind and Walz Named Co-Chairs of Mississippi River Caucus
Feb. 15, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Paulsen, Walz, Nolan Introduce Legislation To Fight Spread Of Asian Carp
Feb. 14, 2013 Reps. Noem, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Sodsaver Legislation
May 31, 2012 Reps. Walz, Noem Introduce Bipartisan Sodsaver Legislation
May 31, 2012 Reps. Noem, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Sodsaver Legislation
May 21, 2012 Walz Tours Southeast Minnesota Waterways, Encourages Conservation of State Treasures in New Farm Bill
March 16, 2012 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran, Members of the House Great Lakes Task Force
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
March 15, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Craig Fugate, Administrator Of The Federal Emergency Management Agency
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
June 15, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of BP
June 11, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on Agriculture - Pending Climate Legislation
May 19, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - "Gulf War Illness Research: Is Enough Being Done?"
Sept. 17, 2008 Walz Votes for House Energy Plan
Feb. 6, 2008 Walz Calls on President Bush to Keep His Commitment to Rural Communities Walz Calls on President Bush to Keep His Commitment to Rural Communities
Nov. 8, 2007 Walz Praises WRDA Override Vote
Sept. 17, 2007 Walz, Kind Introduce Resolution Recognizing Flood Victims and Emergency Responders
March 6, 2007 Rep. Walz Pushes for Major National Effort on Energy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Environment and Conservation
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