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Mike Michaud's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
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
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Feb. 28, 2014 Michaud Questions USDA's Decision to Omit Potatoes From New Federal WIC Program Regulatiosn
Jan. 29, 2014 House Passes Farm Bill Critical to Maine Crops, Forests & Organic Farmers
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
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
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Michaud Opposes House Farm Bill
May 10, 2013 Delegation Applauds FSA Announcement to Resume Critical Farm Payments
Dec. 12, 2012 Michaud Advocates for U.S. Tomato Growers
Dec. 7, 2012 Michaud Praises USDA Plan to Purchase Wild Maine Blueberries
Sept. 19, 2012 Michaud Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Maine's Family Farms & Forest Owners
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Sept. 13, 2012 Maine Delegation Welcomes Disaster Declaration for New England's Groundfishery
June 12, 2012 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy &Commerce, Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor &Pensions, and Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
May 25, 2012 Letter to Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson
May 24, 2012 Michael Advocates for Specialty Corps Programs in New Farm Bill
Nov. 30, 2011 Letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson
July 7, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 16, 2011 Michaud Opposes Agriculture Funding Bill
May 2, 2011 Letter to Eric Schwaab, NOAA Assistant Adminstrator of Fisheries
Feb. 11, 2011 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Dicks, House Appropriations Committee
July 16, 2010 Snowe, Collins & Michaud Work with USDA for Approval of Cattle Shipment from Eastport
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
May 27, 2010 Michaud Slams Congressional Leaders; Opposes Using Jobless Workers as Pawns to Pass Unrelated, Non-emergency Items
Jan. 5, 2010 Michaud Applauds USDA Decision To Grant Disaster Assistance To Maine Farmers
Dec. 17, 2009 Michaud Praises USDA's New Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Payment Program
May 14, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
April 9, 2009 Michaud Applauds Announcement of Emergency Food and Shelter Program
May 15, 2008 Michaud: Northern Border Regional Commission Will Greatly Benefit Maine's Economic Development
Dec. 18, 2007 The Farm Bill: Consensus Must be Reached
Aug. 2, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 27, 2007 Michaud and Colleagues Succeed in Passage of Farm Bill
June 15, 2006 Hunger: A Solvable Problem
June 8, 2006 Letter to Chairman Gruenberg
April 13, 2006 A Continuing Shame
Nov. 7, 2005 Schakowsky, Colleagues, Send Letter to Ambassador Portman Over AFTA Concerns
June 9, 2005 Michaud Secures Funding for Key Maine Projects
March 3, 2005 Maine Congressional Delegation Supports Maine Farmers
Oct. 22, 2004 Protecting Maine's Farmers
March 30, 2004 Appointment of Conferees on S. Con. Res. 95, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2005
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