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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Barbara J. Lee
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 04/07/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
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 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Rejects Farm Bill SNAP Cuts, Votes to Protect Hungry Americans from Cuts
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Aug. 13, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Gathers Over 200 Congressional Democrats to Combat Hunger in America
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds Action to Protect SNAP, House Defeat of Farm Bill
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
June 12, 2013 Progressive Caucus
June 12, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Oct. 27, 2011 Barbara Lee Joins Faith Leaders in Taking the Food Stamp Challenge 2011
Sept. 13, 2011 Barbara Lee Comments on USDA Hunger Report
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Dec. 13, 2010 Barbara Lee Attends Signing of Child Nutrition Bill
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to David R. Obey, Chair, and Jerry Lewis, Ranking member, of the Committee on Appropriations
July 16, 2010 CBC Chair Speaks on Her Fight in Congress
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
July 8, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 24, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Africa And Global Health Of The House Foreign Affairs Committee And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - "U.S.-Africa Trade Relations: Creating ...
June 24, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Africa And Global Health Of The House Foreign Affairs Committee And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - "U.S.-Africa Trade Relations"
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - U.S. Agency For International Development
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - The Department Of State
May 14, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419 Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
April 15, 2008 Barbara Lee Introduces Bill to Expand Food Stamp Eligibility
Feb. 1, 2008 Progressive Caucus Rallies Over 150 Members to Support Increased Food Stamp Benefits
July 26, 2007 Washington, Thursday, July 26, 2007
June 19, 2007 Representatives Solis and Lee Lead Effort to Support Healthy Foods in the 2007 Farm Bill
June 5, 2007 Barbara Lee to Take Food Stamp Challenge
June 8, 2006 Letter to Chairman Gruenberg
Nov. 7, 2005 Schakowsky, Colleagues, Send Letter to Ambassador Portman Over AFTA Concerns
June 15, 2005 Barbara Lee Leads Minority Voices in Opposing CAFTA
Oct. 11, 2004 Support of World Food Day
June 24, 2004 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004
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