Senator Mitch McConnell's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Majority Leader
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4/24/17 Senator McConnell Comments on Confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue to be USDA Secretary 9/19/16 McConnell: Industrial Hemp Research to Advance in Kentucky 7/26/16 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - National Organic Program 7/07/16 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015 6/07/16 Herald-Leader - Kentucky, Once Again, at Forefront of Hemp Production 4/22/16 Letter to the Honorable Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Defend Agriculture in T-TIP 3/15/16 Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy and Genetically Modified Food Labeling Bill 11/20/15 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp 11/04/15 Congratulating Kentucky's Governor-elect and Addressing The Waters of the United States Regulation 11/03/15 Federal Water Quality Protection Bill 10/29/15 Trade Act of 2015 10/29/15 Chairman Roberts: Senate Leadership Commits to Bipartisan Fix to Restore Crop Insurance in Omnibus 7/16/15 McConnell Secures Hemp Provision in Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill 6/11/15 McConnell Hemp Amendment Approved by Senate Appropriations Committee 5/06/15 McConnell Helps Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky Secure Federal Assistance 5/04/15 McConnell Helps Kentucky Habitat for Humanity Secure Federal Assistance 3/09/15 Kentuckian Confirmed to Farm Credit Administration Board; McConnell Recommended Him for Post 10/24/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Requesting Immediate Withdrawal of New Clean Water Act Regulations for Agriculture 10/19/14 Bowling Green Daily News - McConnell Clear Choice for Senate 9/23/14 Senator McConnell Comments on Hemp Crop Harvest at University of Kentucky Pilot Program 9/05/14 Senator McConnell Honored by the American Farm Bureau 8/20/14 Politico - Mitch McConnell More Polished at Kentucky Forum 5/23/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Agriculture Regulations 5/22/14 McConnell Comments on DEA Hemp Permit Approval 5/21/14 Senator McConnell Meets with DEA Administrator; Discusses Hemp Seed Seizure 5/01/14 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe 4/16/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Kentucky's Bourbon and Livestock Producers 4/04/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products 2/04/14 McConnell Hemp Provision Passed by Senate; Measure Now Goes to President for Signature 1/27/14 McConnell Secures Industrial Hemp Opportunities for Kentucky 1/06/14 USDA Adopts McConnell View that Tobacco Growers Should Receive Full Amount of Final Buyout Payment 12/23/13 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions 9/05/13 USDA Reverses Crop Insurance Policy for Tobacco Farmers 3/27/13 McConnell on Passage of Kentucky Hemp Legislation 3/22/13 McConnell Introduces Amendment to Protect Kentucky Agriculture 2/14/13 Senators Seek to Lift Restrictions on Industrial Hemp 1/31/13 Industrialized Hemp Will Help Spur Economic Growth and Create Jobs in Kentucky 8/03/12 Republican Ag Senators Call for Ag Hearings on LIBOR 7/27/12 Sen. McConnell Talks to Agriculture Secretary About Drought Impact on Kentucky Farmers 6/21/12 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 6/12/12 Executive Session 4/26/12 Administration Withdraws Extreme Farm Labor Proposal 10/20/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued 10/20/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012--Continued 4/13/11 Letter to The Honorable Deborah Stabenow, United States Senator for Michigan, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Chairwoman 4/13/11 Letter to Deborah Stabenow, Chairwoman of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry - Call to Approve the Pesticide Regulation Bill 7/27/09 Letter to Dr. Joseph Glauber, Chief Economist, United States Department of Agriculture 6/03/09 Tobacco Regulation 10/02/08 Tribute to Senators 9/29/08 Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

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