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Jack Reed's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 20, 2016 Letter to Senate Committee Leaders - Unlock Federal Funds for U.S. Dairy Farmers Struggling with Historically Low Milk Prices
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers
Sept. 15, 2016 Reed Helps Pass Water Projects Bill to Benefit RI
Aug. 25, 2016 USDA Takes Action to Help Dairy Farmers & Families in Need
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Revise SNAP Rule
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising
Oct. 22, 2015 Senate Passes Legislation to Combat Pirate Fishing
Oct. 11, 2015 Reed Celebrates Bumper Crop of New RI Food Businesses at Hope & Main
Sept. 30, 2015 Reed & Whitehouse Back Effort to Increase Legal Smoking Age to 21
Aug. 5, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Tackle Toxics in E-Cigarettes
May 12, 2015 Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $182,000 in Federal Funding for Oyster Study
April 24, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Strengthen E-Cigarette Regulations
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption
April 16, 2015 Letter to Mitch Zeller, Director of the Food and Drug Administration - Marketing of "Snus" Products
Feb. 25, 2015 University of Rhode Island Receives $510,978 in USDA Grants
Feb. 11, 2015 Reed, Durbin, Blumenthal, Brown Introduce Legislation To Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes
Oct. 9, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Senators Call on FDA to Protect Consumers by Adopting Stronger Warning Labels for E-Cigarettes
Aug. 28, 2014 Congressional Authors of E-Cigarette Marketing Report Call New CDC Data 'the Sound of an Alarm'
Aug. 14, 2014 RI Social Service Agencies to Get $680,000 in Federal Funds for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarettes
June 19, 2014 IRS Investigation
June 17, 2014 Reed Hopes to Reach More Children Through RI Summer Food Program
June 10, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - E-Cigarettes on Airplanes
May 27, 2014 Reed Holds Grant Workshop to Help Grow RI Food Economy
May 8, 2014 Ayotte Backs Sunscreen Innovation Act
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
April 24, 2014 Durbin Responds to FDA Tobacco Regulations
April 22, 2014 Reed, Ag Leaders Announce $255,000 to Help Promote Ocean State Agricultural Products
April 14, 2014 Reed Co-Authors Report Showing E-Cigarette Marketing Campaigns Targeting Young Users
March 26, 2014 Reed Urges Kids to Submit Their Favorite Healthy Lunch Recipes for a Chance to Attend Kids' "State Dinner" at the White House
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Gregory Wasson, CEO Walgreens, John Standley, CEO Rite Aid Corporation, and Steven Anderson, CEO National Association of Chain Drug Stores - Urge Drug Stores to Remove Tobacco Products From Stores
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Nov. 26, 2013 Reed Calls for More Robust Funding to Support Food Banks
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
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 Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Thad Cochran - Strengthen Economic Security for Dairy Farmers
Sept. 26, 2013 Reed Says Removal of Controversial "Monsanto Policy Rider' is a Victory for Consumers & Commonsense
Sept. 20, 2013 Reed Opposes Senseless Cuts to Nutrition Assistance Program
Feb. 21, 2013 Reed Announces $2.1 Million in Food Aid for RI Families Impacted by Snow Storm
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
June 13, 2012 Reed Votes to Eliminate Subsidies for Big Sugar
March 9, 2012 Reed & Whitehouse Announce $2 Million for URI Sea Grant
Feb. 24, 2012 RI Advances Commercial Offshore Wind Energy Development
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