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Chris Gibson's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' Patrick Gibson
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 19, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Republican, Independence for U.S. House - District 19
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary Jo; 3 Children: Katie, Maggie, Connor
Birth Date: 05/13/1964
Birth Place: Rockville Centre, NY
Home City: Kinderhook, NY
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
May 9, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - School Nutrition Regulations
April 11, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $790,000 in Federal Funding to Prevent Invasive Species on Agricultural Lands
March 21, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $1.1 Million Federal Funding for Specialty Crop Research, Safety and Promotion
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Jan. 29, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Farm Bill Conference Report
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA - Feds Should Delay Surprise Dairy Farm Inspections
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Sept. 13, 2013 Hanna Calls for Immigration Reform to Aid Upstate Farms
June 14, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 16, 2013 New York Priorities, Gibson Legislation Included in Bipartisan House Farm Bill
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
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 14, 2012 Senate Bill Would Make Saratoga County Rural Towns Eligible for Much-Needed Funding
July 12, 2012 Farm Bill Passes House Agriculture Committee with Owens Support
July 12, 2012 Gibson Initiatives, Northeast Priorities Included in Bipartisan House Farm Bill
June 19, 2012 Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Applaud $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Hunts Point Produce Market
June 12, 2012 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy &Commerce, Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor &Pensions, and Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
May 3, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Freshconnect Grants to Help Provide Low-Income & Underserved Communities with NY Farm Products
March 9, 2012 Dairy and Specialty Crops Take Center Stage as Ag Committee Kicks Off Farm Bill Discussions
Nov. 16, 2011 Food Marketing Restrictions
Oct. 27, 2011 Gibson, Welch Fight for Agriculture Disaster Aid in House
Oct. 12, 2011 In Support of the Trade Agreements
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Feb. 15, 2011 Ag Committee Republicans Stress the Negative Impact of Federal Regs on Production Agriculture & Rural Economies
Feb. 11, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations from Federal Agencies
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Working for Our Farmers
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
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