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Robert Corker's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' Corker
Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elizabeth; 2 Children: Julia, Emily
Birth Date: 08/24/1952
Birth Place: Orangeburg, SC
Home City: Chattanooga, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
March 29, 2012 Blumenthal, Corker, Gingrey Praise Inclusion of GAIN Act in Discussion Draft of Food and Drug Administration User Fee Reauthorization Bill
Nov. 30, 2010 Corker: Food Safety is Important; Let's Find a Way to Pay For It
May 25, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
July 9, 2009 Members Of Tennessee Delegation Announce Agriculture Disaster Designation For Counties Affected By Heavy Rain, Flooding
March 23, 2009 Letter to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad and Ranking Member Judd Gregg
Feb. 24, 2009 Corker Cosponsors Bill to Help Millions of Children with Life-Threatening Food Allergies
Feb. 9, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jan. 16, 2009 Alexander, Corker, L. Davis, Gordon Request Drought Declaration for Giles and Macon Counties
Jan. 8, 2009 Members of Tennessee Delegation Announce Drought Declaration for Nine Counties in Tennessee
Dec. 12, 2008 Members of Tennessee Delegation Announce Drought Declaration for Seven Counties in Tennessee
June 9, 2008 Alexander, Corker Join Country Music Star Trace Adkins to Announce Support for Bill to Help 41,000 Tennessee Children With Life-Threatening Food Allergies
May 23, 2008 Sen. Corker Applauds $25 Million in Additional Food Assistance for Haiti
May 22, 2008 Corker Pleased Farm Bill Conference Report is Veto-Proof
May 16, 2008 Corker Says Expanded Trade Preferences and $20 Million in USAID Emergency Food Assistance for Haiti is Significant News for the Poverty Stricken Country
May 15, 2008 Corker Statement on Passage of the Farm Bill
May 14, 2008 Alexander, Corker, Davis Urge Agriculture Department to Approve Governor's Request for Farm Disaster Assistance in Giles, Lawrence and Warren Counties
May 5, 2008 Letter to Stephen Johnson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Re: Flexibility in Ethanol Mandates to Lower Food Prices
April 29, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Make Food Assistance for Haiti a High Priority
Dec. 14, 2007 Corker Votes for Farm Bill to Aid Tennessee Farmers
Nov. 16, 2007 Corker Votes Against Ending Debate on the Farm Bill
Oct. 23, 2007 Alexander, Corker ask for Change in Farm Bill to Protect 15,000 Tennessee Jobs
Oct. 5, 2007 Alexander, Corker Join Tenn. Delegation In Requesting Federal Financial Relief For Drought
July 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Mike Johanns, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
June 18, 2007 Corker Applauds USDA's Decision to Make Farmers in All 95 Counties Eligible for Emergency Loans
June 9, 2006 Senate Hopeful Visits Crockett Co.
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