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Mitch McConnell's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Sr, Republican Majority Leader
Date Title
June 9, 2017 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Designates Hemp History Week
Sept. 19, 2016 McConnell: Industrial Hemp Research to Advance in Kentucky
Oct. 29, 2015 Chairman Roberts: Senate Leadership Commits to Bipartisan Fix to Restore Crop Insurance in Omnibus
July 16, 2015 McConnell Secures Hemp Provision in Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill
June 11, 2015 McConnell Hemp Amendment Approved by Senate Appropriations Committee
May 6, 2015 McConnell Helps Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky Secure Federal Assistance
May 4, 2015 McConnell Helps Kentucky Habitat for Humanity Secure Federal Assistance
May 4, 2015 Senators McConnell and Paul Introduce Bourbon Bill on 51st Anniversary of Congressional Bourbon Resolution
March 26, 2015 Senators Manchin and McConnell Raise The Stakes on NCAA Sweet 16 Matchup
March 9, 2015 Kentuckian Confirmed to Farm Credit Administration Board; McConnell Recommended Him for Post
Sept. 23, 2014 Senator McConnell Comments on Hemp Crop Harvest at University of Kentucky Pilot Program
Sept. 5, 2014 Senator McConnell Honored by the American Farm Bureau
May 21, 2014 Senator McConnell Meets with DEA Administrator; Discusses Hemp Seed Seizure
May 1, 2014 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe
Jan. 27, 2014 McConnell Secures Industrial Hemp Opportunities for Kentucky
Jan. 6, 2014 USDA Adopts McConnell View that Tobacco Growers Should Receive Full Amount of Final Buyout Payment
Sept. 6, 2013 Senator McConnell Introduces Legislation to Support Jobs in Kentucky's Bourbon Industry
Sept. 5, 2013 USDA Reverses Crop Insurance Policy for Tobacco Farmers
March 22, 2013 McConnell Introduces Amendment to Protect Kentucky Agriculture
July 27, 2012 Sen. McConnell Talks to Agriculture Secretary About Drought Impact on Kentucky Farmers
May 15, 2008 Senate Passes Farm Bill; Helps Kentucky Farmers
May 8, 2008 Senator McConnell's Amendment to Promote Kentucky's Horse Industry Included in Farm Bill Agreement
Dec. 14, 2007 Senator McConnell's Child Nutrition Legislation Included in Farm Bill
Dec. 12, 2007 Senator McConnell's Amendment to Promote Kentucky's Horse Industry Included in Farm Bill
Nov. 15, 2007 McConnell: Congress Must Send Clean Troop Funding Bill to the President
Nov. 14, 2007 McConnell Calls for Fair and Open Amendment Process for Farm Bill
Nov. 6, 2007 McConnell: ‘Let's Have a Fair and Open Debate'
Oct. 31, 2007 Ag Secretary Must Ensure Continued Security, Prosperity of Nation's Farmers
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