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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 9, 2017 Letter to Chairmen John Hoeven and Thad Cochran, Ranking Members Jeff Merkley and Patrick Leahy - Call for Farm Service Agency Loan Funding
Dec. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Push to Declare Six Fisheries Disasters in Washington State
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
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
Feb. 23, 2016 With West Coast Salmon Hatcheries Under Threat, Cantwell Demands Accountability From National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Jan. 20, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture - Stand Up for GMO-Free Alfalfa Farmers Exporting To China
Dec. 16, 2015 Cantwell Lauds Frankenfish Labeling Provision in Omnibus
Dec. 9, 2015 Cantwell's Bipartisan Bill to Establish National Ocean Acidification Monitoring Strategy Passes Key Committee
Dec. 3, 2015 Supporting the Coffee Farmers in The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Nov. 18, 2015 Cantwell's Dungeness Crab Bill Passes Senate Commerce Committee
Oct. 29, 2015 Trade Act of 2015
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers
Oct. 1, 2015 Murray, Cantwell Backed Grain Inspection Bill Signed By President
Sept. 29, 2015 Senators Cantwell and Murkowski Introduce Legislation to Protect Pacific Northwest Seafood
Dec. 16, 2014 Cantwell Statement on President's Action to Protect Bristol Bay Fisheries
Oct. 2, 2014 Cantwell Applauds Grants to Support Specialty Crop Farmers in WA
Aug. 20, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Reconsidering the Denial of Individual Assistance for Okanogan County Families Impacted by Wildfires
Aug. 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Granting Major Disaster Declaration
May 23, 2014 Cantwell Applauds China's Decision to Resume Imports of WA State Geoducks
April 14, 2014 Hoeven, Cantwell Introduce the Farm and Small Business Expensing Tax Relief Act
April 10, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Cantwell Legislation to Support West Coast Fishing Jobs
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
March 10, 2014 Climate Change
Feb. 28, 2014 Cantwell Statement on EPA Announcement that could Protect Washington Fishing Jobs from Pebble Mine
Feb. 27, 2014 Cantwell Calls for NOAA Study on Ocean Acidification's Effects on Seafood and Fishing
Feb. 26, 2014 Press Recap: Cantwell Highlights Farm Bill Benefits to Washington in 3-Day State Tour
Feb. 21, 2014 Cantwell: New Farm Bill Means Jobs in Eastern Washington, Healthier School Meals
Feb. 19, 2014 Cantwell: New Program Will Help Washington School Districts Serve More Healthy Lunches
Feb. 3, 2014 YAKIMA VALLEY: USDA Responds to Cantwell, Murray, Purchases $11.5 million of Concord Grape Juice
Feb. 3, 2014 USDA Responds to Murray, Cantwell, Purchases $11.5 million of Concord Grape Juice
Jan. 29, 2014 New Farm Bill Passes House, Includes Cantwell Program to Make School Lunches Healthier
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to President Obama - Protect Bristol Bay Salmon from Mining Pollution
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture
Dec. 5, 2013 Cantwell, Begich Hear from Local Fisherman on Need to Modernize Fishing Fleets
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to the Farm Bill Conference Committee - Pea, Lentil, Bean Focus in New Farm Bill
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protect Agricultural Exports in New International Trade Agreement
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
Oct. 24, 2013 Cantwell, DelBene: Congress Must Pass Farm Bill to Support Washington Jobs
Oct. 23, 2013 Cantwell Urges Bipartisan Passage of Farm Bill to Support Whatcom County Growers
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Make Reopening of Bristol Bay Fishery a "Top Priority"
Oct. 17, 2013 Letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker, Dept. of Commerce - Alaskan Crab Fishery
Sept. 19, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Obama's NOAA Nominee
Aug. 16, 2013 In Vancouver, Cantwell Calls for Congress to Form Conference to Pass Farm Bill
Aug. 5, 2013 In Spokane Valley, Cantwell Urges Bipartisan Action to Pass Farm Bill
June 11, 2013 Yakima Herald - Senate OKs Huge Farm Bill
June 10, 2013 Cantwell Hails Senate Passage of Farm Bill That Could Make School Meals Healthier
June 10, 2013 Cantwell Hails Senate Passage of Farm Bill That Supports Eastern WA Jobs, Healthier School Meals
May 30, 2013 Cantwell: New Farm Bill Provision Would Make School Meals Healthier
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