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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (FL) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
July 18, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Stabilization for Cotton Farmers
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Prioritize Opening Chinese Markets to U.S. Beef
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Revise SNAP Rule
July 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, and The Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader, United States Senate - Address Citrus Greening In Tax Legislation Later This Year
Feb. 9, 2015 Associated Press - USDA Plans to Spend $30 million on Fighting Citrus Disease
Jan. 14, 2015 Lawmakers Say Child's Death Brings Urgency To Liquid-Nicotine Regulation
Jan. 8, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Agriculture
July 14, 2014 E-Cigarettes
July 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 10, 2014 Lawmakers Want Safety Caps on Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes
Feb. 4, 2014 Congress Approves $125 Million to Fight Citrus Disease
Jan. 27, 2014 Nelson: Fight Against Citrus Killer Getting $125 M Boost
Jan. 14, 2014 Anti-Citrus Greening Effort Gets Boost in Congressional Budget Deal
Dec. 12, 2013 Feds Target Disease Threatening Citrus
Nov. 14, 2013 New Help is On the Way for Florida's Oyster Industry
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
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 23, 2013 Nelson: Congressional Passage of Farm Bill Urgent for Florida
June 10, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 15, 2012 Harkin Joins Bipartisan Group of More Than 40 Senators in Urging Floor Action on Farm Bill
March 15, 2012 Letter to Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor
Sept. 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Inouye, Chairman Kohl, and Ranking Members Cochran and Blunt:
Aug. 11, 2011 Florida Leaders Applaud USDA Efforts to Improve Water Quality and Enhance Wildlife in the Northern Everglades Watershed
Aug. 4, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Kirk
July 11, 2011 U.S. Citrus Industry to Get Help with Research in Battle Against Crop Killer
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack
July 12, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
June 10, 2010 Small Businesses Hit HardBy Oil Spill Could Get Tax Break
May 28, 2010 Gulf Of Mexico Fisheries
May 25, 2010 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations For Fiscal Year 2010 - Continued
Nov. 5, 2009 Senators File Bill to Halt Proposed Raw Oyster Ban
Nov. 5, 2009 Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Resumed
Oct. 8, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture
July 15, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
May 8, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Herb Kohl, Chairman, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Committee on Appropriations and The Honorable Sam Brownback, Ranking Member
April 3, 2009 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
March 19, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Food Assistance and Fostering Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Development in Less-Developed Countries
Jan. 15, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, Presidential Candidate of the United States - Funding for Child Programs
July 25, 2008 Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008
July 15, 2008 Hearing of the African Affairs Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - the Crisis in Zimbabwe and Prospects for Resolution
July 14, 2008 PEPFAR
May 15, 2008 Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 - Conference Report
April 29, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Make Food Assistance for Haiti a High Priority
Dec. 11, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
Nov. 15, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
Oct. 24, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - The Next Phase of the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Oct. 4, 2007 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and the Chairmen and Ranking Commitee Members
July 18, 2007 Senators Seek Ban on Unsafe Toys Mostly From China
June 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Republican Member
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