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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Nicola 'Niki' S. Tsongas
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 10/16/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Ashley, Katina, Molly
Birth Date: 04/26/1946
Birth Place: Chico, CA
Home City: Lowell, MA
Date Title
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
Feb. 28, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Reauthorization of American Fishermen Legislation
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
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
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Frank Skaggs, Small Business Administration - Massachusetts Delegation Urges Small Business Assistance for Fishermen
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
Sept. 29, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
Sept. 22, 2008 Legislation Introduced by Tsongas to Protect Historic Barrett's Farm in Concord Passed by House of Representatives
Sept. 22, 2008 Minute Man National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act
April 17, 2008 Tsongas Introduces Legislation to Protect Historic Barrett's Farm in Concord
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