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Jim Langevin's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (RI) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
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
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
Dec. 9, 2015 Red River Private Property Protection Act
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsored Animal Abuse
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Val Doleini, Farm Service Agency Administrator - Dairy Insurance Program
Sept. 4, 2015 Issue Position: Small Business
May 12, 2015 Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $182,000 in Federal Funding for Oyster Study
Feb. 25, 2015 University of Rhode Island Receives $510,978 in USDA Grants
Oct. 3, 2014 The Westerly Sun - Langevin Revives Food Week Initiative in Ashaway
Oct. 3, 2014 The Westerly Sun - Langevin Revives Food Week Initiative in Ashaway
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Feb. 17, 2014 Langevin Launches Food Week at Daniele Expansion Site
Jan. 31, 2014 Opposing the Farm Bill
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Rhode Island
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Children and Family
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Animal Welfare
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Animal Welfare
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
Nov. 1, 2013 Langevin Disappointed in Additional Cuts to SNAP
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 19, 2013 Langevin Votes Against Increasing Hunger in America
Sept. 3, 2013 Kickstarting Careers
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, FDA Commissioner - Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Langevin Disappointed in Passage of Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Langevin Applauds Defeat of House Republican Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
June 7, 2013 House Committee Approves Langevin-Backed Defense Bill
May 28, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg - Public Hearings on Upcoming Rule Changes
Sept. 14, 2012 National Farmers Union Honors Langevin for Leadership Support Family Farms, Fishermen
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
July 16, 2012 Langevin, Agriculture Leaders Detail Funding to Boost RI Economy
June 1, 2012 Langevin Announces Grant Benefiting RI Farming Community
April 5, 2012 Cooking with Your Congressman: Langevin Highlights Potential to Grow Culinary Jobs
Nov. 28, 2011 Langevin Works for RI Priorities in New Farm Bill
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 12, 2010 Langevin Calls For Fishing Economic Assistance
May 14, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 14, 2008 Langevin Helps Sow New Farm Bill
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