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Sam Graves' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' B. Graves
Office: U.S. House (MO) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lesley; 3 Children: Megan, Trey, Emily
Birth Date: 11/07/1963
Birth Place: Tarkio, MO
Home City: Tarkio, MO
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 15, 2014 Roll Call - EPA's Backyard Blitz Imperiled
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 10, 2014 Graves Welcomes Extended Comment Period for Controversial "Waters' Rule
April 14, 2014 No Bull: EPA Aggression Threatens Livestock Producers
Aug. 30, 2013 Kirksville Daily Express - Graves Voices Concerns Over Syria
June 20, 2013 Graves Statement on Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
March 28, 2013 Graves Welcomes ALOT to Washington
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Administrator Nelson
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 16, 2012 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Acting Quickly on Behalf of Missouri's Farmers and Ranchers
June 29, 2012 Luetkemeyer, Graves Applaud Passage of Farm Transportation Provision in Highway Bill
March 8, 2012 Graves & Tipton Statement on National Agriculture Day
Feb. 6, 2012 Straight Talk - Washington Doesn't Understand Family Farms
Jan. 31, 2012 Luetkemeyer, Graves Seek to Clarify Farm Transportation Regulations in Highway Bill
Dec. 8, 2011 Chairman Graves' Statement on Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act
Oct. 26, 2011 Luetkemeyer, Graves Lead Effort to Clarify Intent of Agriculture Hours-of-Service Regulations
June 15, 2011 Graves & Tipton Call on Agriculture Department to Comply with the RFA & Reverse Job-Killing GIPSA Rule
April 11, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Release Willing Farmers from their Conservation Reserve Program Contracts
March 2, 2011 Schock Introduces Bill to Improve Rural Roadway Safety
Oct. 1, 2010 Luetkemeyer, Graves Secure Two Year Hours-of-Service Waiver for Agriculture
June 26, 2009 American Clean Energy And Security Act Of 2009
June 11, 2009 Graves Gives Voice To Small Business-Farmers Against National Energy Tax
May 19, 2009 National Energy Tax Will Devastate Rural America
Aug. 8, 2008 Graves: Release of CRP Land Critical
June 19, 2008 Graves Votes Farm Bill into Law
May 21, 2008 Graves Blasts President for Farm Bill Veto
May 15, 2008 Graves Votes to Pass the Farm Bill
Nov. 15, 2007 Graves Proposes Farm Bill Extension
June 28, 2007 Graves Announces USDA Loan Headed to Fayette Small Business
June 6, 2007 2007 Farm Bill
May 3, 2007 Graves, Agriculture Chairman Introduce Measure to Increase Agriculture Research
Feb. 2, 2007 Letter to Secretary Of Agriculture Mike Johanns
Jan. 31, 2007 Graves' Reaction To U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farm Bill Proposal
July 31, 2006 Straight Talk With Sam
May 24, 2006 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2007
Oct. 20, 2005 Graves Votes for Personal Responsibility
Sept. 29, 2005 Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005
Sept. 19, 2005 Drought Relief for Farmers
Sept. 5, 2005 Common Sense Improvements for the Endangered Species Act
Dec. 7, 2004 Tobacco Quotas and Buyouts
Sept. 24, 2004 Honoring Ron McNeall
Sept. 13, 2004 Honoring Stephen C. Roberts For His 30 Years of Service to the United States Department of Agriculture
June 18, 2004 Recognizing Duane and Rowena Jones Broermann
June 17, 2004 Amendments
May 4, 2004 Recognizing Randal G. Hobbs
Feb. 12, 2004 Honoring the Life of Marshall W. Pile, Jr
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Agriculture
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