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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 9, 2017 Letter to Chairmen John Hoeven and Thad Cochran, Ranking Members Jeff Merkley and Patrick Leahy - Call for Farm Service Agency Loan Funding
April 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. George "Sonny" Perdue, United States Department of Agriculture - Funding for USDA Programs
Jan. 30, 2017 Gardner Joins Bill to Protect Family Farms
Nov. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of he United States - Call on China to Prioritize Biotechnology Approvals
July 7, 2016 Senators Coons, Corker: House Passage of Global Food Security Act Marks Further Progress in U.S. Global Food Aid Reform
May 19, 2016 Senator Coons' Agriculture and Rural Development Priorities Included in Annual Appropriations Bill
April 21, 2016 Coons, Corker Praise Progress in Reform of U.S. Global Food Aid
April 20, 2016 Corker, Coons Praise Progress in Reform of U.S. Global Food Aid
Jan. 7, 2016 Coons, Isakson Applaud South Africa's Decision to Resume Import of U.S. Poultry
Dec. 3, 2015 Supporting the Coffee Farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Oct. 19, 2015 Senators Carper, Coons, Isakson Concerned with South Africa's Failure to Meet Key Deadline for Resuming Import of U.S. Poultry, Urge Immediate Action
Sept. 24, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Press Chinese President on U.S. Agricultural Biotech Approval Delays
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Press Chinese on U.S. Agricultural Biotech Approval Delays
Aug. 24, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administrator - Help Small Farmers Comply with New Food Safety Law
July 27, 2015 Sen. Coons applauds Agriculture Sec. Vilsack's call for avian flu insurance program for poultry farmers
June 8, 2015 South Africa agrees to end tariffs on Delaware poultry
March 27, 2015 Bipartisan Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks Approved by Senate
March 27, 2015 Bipartisan Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks Approved by Senate
March 26, 2015 Sens. Carper, Boozman, Coons & Cotton File Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 -- Continued
Feb. 13, 2015 Corker, Coons Reintroduce Food for Peace Reform Act of 2015
Jan. 27, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - South Africa Must Drop Its Duties on U.S. Chicken
Dec. 17, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on resignation of USAID head Raj Shah
Dec. 4, 2014 Delaware's Congressional Delegation Announces USDA Grant to Colonial School District to Connect Local Students and Farmers
Oct. 14, 2014 Senator Coons Praises WTO Ruling in Favor of U.S. Poultry
May 22, 2014 Senator Coons' Agriculture Priorities Included in Appropriations Bill
Feb. 4, 2014 Senate approves bipartisan farm bill to support Delaware agriculture jobs
Feb. 3, 2014 Senate Advances Farm Bill Agreement
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
June 12, 2013 The Farm Bill
April 25, 2013 Senator Coons Stresses Importance of Rural Economy at Summit in Washington
April 23, 2013 Senators Carper, Coons Sponsor Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Delaware Farmers
April 15, 2013 Senator Coons Tells Delaware Anti-Hunger Coalition About Commitment to Protecting Federal Funding for Hunger Programs
March 14, 2013 Senator Coons Introduces Amendment to Prevent Furloughs of Food Inspectors
March 12, 2013 Poultry Industry
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
Oct. 3, 2012 Chesapeake Bay Senators Urge USDA to Support Farmers During Lapse of Farm Bill Authorization
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Chief White
Sept. 21, 2012 Senators Carper, Coons Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Unnecessary Regulations on Delaware Farmers
Aug. 27, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Help Poultry Growers Survive the Emergency Drought
Aug. 27, 2012 Senators Call on USDA to Do More to Help Poultry Growers Survive Drought
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
July 30, 2012 Sens. Carper, Coons Highlight Conservation Accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
July 30, 2012 Senators Coons, Carper highlight conservation accomplishments in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
June 21, 2012 Senate Approves Bipartisan Farm Bill to Protect Delaware Agriculture Jobs, Reduce Deficit
June 19, 2012 Senate Passes Coons-Chambliss Amendment to Commission Studies on Insurance Programs for Poultry Growers
June 19, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act Of 2012
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