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Ed Whitfield's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (KY) - District 1, Republican
Date Title
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Oct. 15, 2015 Whitfield Announces Nearly $90K Grant for Madisonville Community College
June 11, 2015 Whitfield Votes to Provide Regulatory Relief and Prevent Retaliation Against American Exporters
March 26, 2015 Whitfield Joins in Introducing Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
March 17, 2015 Ellmers Reintroduces Bill to Shield Farmers from Obamacare Penalty
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Agriculture
June 24, 2014 Whitfield Visits Calloway County: Congressman Addresses Farm Bureau Gathering
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 16, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Kentucky's Bourbon and Livestock Producers
Feb. 19, 2014 Whitfield Welcomes House Agriculture Committee Member Representative Fincher to Discuss New Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Whitfield Applauds Passage of Five Year Farm Bill
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Oct. 18, 2013 Op-Ed: It's Time to Get a Long-term Farm Bill Signed Into Law
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, U.S. House of Representatives - Assign Farm Bill Conferees
July 18, 2013 Opinion: Whitfield Fighting for Family Farms
Feb. 27, 2013 Whitfield Named 'Friend of Farm Bureau' for Commitment to Agriculture Industry
Feb. 26, 2013 Whitfield Introduces 'Freedom to Fish Act'
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
July 19, 2012 Subcommittee Approves Commonsense Measures to Protect Farmers and Patients From Product Shortages Caused By Rigid EPA Regulations
July 18, 2012 Subcommittee Reviews Measures Designed to Protect Farmers and Patients from Rigid EPA Regulations
July 6, 2012 Energy and Commerce and Ag Committee Leaders Seek Answers from Obama EPA on Availability of Crop Fumigant for American Farmers
April 25, 2012 Senator Landrieu Joins Senator Brown, Representatives Whitfield, Rivera and Moran, Bo Derek, Bachelor Star Lorenzo Borghese to Push for Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 3, 2011 Whitfield Votes to Prevent EPA from Regulating Farm Dust
Oct. 25, 2011 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "H.R. 1633, the "Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011"
Dec. 16, 2010 Whitfield Calls on Agriculture Department to Assist Kentucky Cattle Producers
March 19, 2010 Whitfield Stands Up For Kentucky Farmers
June 16, 2009 Whitfield Stands Up For Kentucky Tobacco Farmers
June 11, 2009 Whitfield Fights To Protect Rural Producers And Grocers
April 17, 2009 Whitfield Fights to Protect KY Farmers and Cattle Industry
Oct. 11, 2007 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Panel I- Security of the Nation's Food Supply?
Sept. 26, 2007 Whitfield Breaks Ranks to Support Kentucky's Farmers
Aug. 2, 2007 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 3161, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Ac
July 26, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2419, Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
July 17, 2007 House Committee On Energy And Commerce, Subcommittee On Oversight And Investigations: Can The FDA Assure The Safety And Security Of The Nation's Food
Oct. 28, 2005 Conference Report on H.R. 2744, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Oct. 11, 2004 Reassessing Food Laws
July 13, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
Whitfield Applauds Passage of Farm Bill
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
Whitfield Working to Secure Assistance for Kentucky's Farmers
Issue Position: Agriculture
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