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Bob Menendez's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (NJ) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Dec. 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader, the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Continue Defunding USDA Inspections, Ban Horse Meat in US
Aug. 4, 2017 Menendez Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Ban Horse Slaughter
July 7, 2017 Menendez Tours World's Largest Indoor Vertical Farm in Newark, Highlights Innovation as Key to Job Creation
May 25, 2017 Menendez, Booker Announce 460K for Rutgers Program to Develop Healthy NJ Cranberry Crops
March 3, 2017 Menendez, Wyden Introduce Legislation to Restore Transparency, Hold Puppy Mills, Animal Abusers Accountable
March 2, 2017 Crapo, Stabenow Lead Bipartisan Bill Addressing Shortfall of Veterinarians in Rural Areas
Feb. 17, 2017 Menendez: USDA Must Shine Light on Animal Abuse
Oct. 31, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Plan to Launch Online Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Transactions Pilot Program
Sept. 28, 2016 GAO Releases Reports Requested by Whitehouse, Merkley, Menendez on Climate Change & Oceans
July 22, 2015 Letter to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council - Summe Flounder Quota
July 21, 2015 Letter to Richard B. Robins, Jr., Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Dr. Joh Boreman, Chairman of the Scientific and Statistical Committee - Call on Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to Pursue Less Restrictive Summer Flounder Quota
May 7, 2015 Menendez, Graham, Mikulski, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent American Horse Slaughter, Keep Food Supply Safe
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 19, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Advocating for Wisconsin Cranberry Growers
April 4, 2014 Chairman Menendez Praises Senate Passage of Four Treaties to Combat Pirate Fishing
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 27, 2014 Asbury Park Press - Paltry Sum Awarded for NJ Sandy Relief
Feb. 27, 2014 New Jersey Spotlight - $3 Million
Feb. 26, 2014 Menendez, Booker Blast NOAA for Ignoring Plight of NJ Fisheries Devastated by Sandy
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Michael Waine, Chair Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and Robert E. Beal Executive, Director Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission - Rejection of Summer Flounder Regionalization Proposal
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
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. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
July 19, 2013 The Star-Ledger - Menendez Comes to Hillside Food Bank to Proclaim Support for Food Stamp Program
July 11, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, United States Senate - Farm Bill Separation
May 16, 2013 Menendez, NJ Brewer Discuss "Small BREW Act" During American Craft Beer Week
May 10, 2013 Menendez Recognized American Craft Beer Week with "Small BREW Act" to Invest in NJ Microbreweries
Oct. 9, 2012 Menendez, Lautenberg Announce $2.7 Million for Rutgers Research Team Combating Invasive Species
Oct. 1, 2012 Menendez: New Center for American Progress Report Highlights Benefits of DREAM Act for New Jersey
July 25, 2012 Lautenberg, Menendez React to House Passage of Bill to Drill the Jersey Shore
July 3, 2012 Menendez Visits Cumberland County Fair to Promote Agriculture in New Jersey
July 2, 2012 Menendez Gets First-Hand Look At How $2 Million Federal Funds Will Improve Water Systems In Barrington
July 2, 2012 Menendez Meets With Local Farmers To Discuss What "Farm Bill" Means For New Jersey
June 4, 2012 Lautenberg, Menendez Announce More Than $1.1 Million for Middle Township Sewage Facility
March 14, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of US Department of Agriculture
March 9, 2012 Menendez, Lautenberg Announce $1.45 Million in Funding To Create Business Park in Franklin Township
Feb. 25, 2011 Menendez Statement on USDA Discrimination Settlement with Hispanic and Female Farmers
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 17, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 18, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Awarding Dolores Huerta the Presidential Medal of Freedom
June 30, 2010 Menendez Statement on House Agriculture Committee Consideration of Cuba Travel Bill
April 27, 2010 Menendez Hails Reid for Standing Up for Justice in Cases of Farmer Discrimination
Nov. 18, 2009 Credit Card Rate Freeze Act of 2009
Sept. 21, 2009 Letter to Chairman Kohl, Chair DeLauro and Ranking Members Brownback and Kingston of the Conference Committee of the Senate and House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
June 17, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Discrimination Lawsuits by Hispanic Farmers
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement
May 7, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Herb Kohl, Chairman, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Committee on Appropriations and The Honorable Sam Brownback, Ranking Member
May 5, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, United States Department Of The Interior
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