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Chris Van Hollen, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
June 15, 2017 Van Hollen, Cardin Announce $97,662 for Farm to School Programs in Maryland
June 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative - Senators Push for Market Access for American Poultry
May 30, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Concerns over Cuts to Rural Development
May 9, 2017 Letter to Chairmen John Hoeven and Thad Cochran, Ranking Members Jeff Merkley and Patrick Leahy, Senate Appropriations Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture - Call for Farm Service Agency Loan Funding
March 13, 2017 Cardin, Van Hollen Announce $250,000 in Funding for Johns Hopkins University Agricultural Conservation Research
March 13, 2017 Cardin, Van Hollen Announce $250,000 in Funding for Johns Hopkins University Agricultural Conservation Research
Jan. 9, 2017 Van Hollen, Cardin Announce Maryland Online Groceries to Begin New SNAP Pilot Program
Jan. 9, 2017 Cardin, Van Hollen Announce Maryland Online Groceries to Begin New SNAP Pilot Program
Jan. 9, 2017 Van Hollen, Cardin Announce Maryland Online Groceries to Begin New SNAP Pilot Program
Sept. 22, 2016 Van Hollen Statement on Passage of Bill Inspired by Maryland 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
May 13, 2016 Van Hollen: Shameful Tea Party Appeasement Plan Would Let Children Go Hungry
Feb. 23, 2016 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Swift FDA Action to Reduce Birth Defects in the Hispanic Community
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
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. 16, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Daily Reference Value for Added Sugars on Nutritional Facts Labeling
Sept. 16, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraton - Supporting FDA Proposal Requiring Daily Reference Value for Added Sugars on Nutrition Facts Labeling
Aug. 31, 2015 Van Hollen Statement on EPA Report on Maryland Agriculture Programs and Chesapeake Bay Restoration
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
July 22, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1599, Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1734, Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015
June 16, 2015 Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015
Jan. 14, 2015 Van Hollen Announces $20.8 Million in Grants for Conservation in Maryland
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
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
May 27, 2014 Congressman Van Hollen Applauds USDA Announcement of New Assistance for Chesapeake Bay Farmers
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 16, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance
Oct. 7, 2013 Food and Drug Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
June 26, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
April 17, 2013 Letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg - FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Aug. 29, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin, O'Malley Lead MD Delegation in Praising Approval of Disaster Designation Assistance for State Following Drought
Aug. 9, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Aug. 2, 2012 Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
July 2, 2012 Van Hollen Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Farmers with Chesapeake Bay Clean-Up
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - Strengthening the Safety Net
Dec. 8, 2011 Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
June 14, 2011 Van Hollen Statement on Senate Ethanol Amendment
May 24, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Dec. 21, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Dec. 21, 2010 Van Hollen Applauds Passage of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Dec. 13, 2010 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Dec. 1, 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
June 24, 2010 Maryland Congressional Delegation Receives Briefing on Potential Impact of Gulf Oil Spill on Maryland's Beaches, the Bay and Seafood Safety
Dec. 3, 2009 Permanent Estate Tax Relief For Families, Farmers, And Small Businesses Act Of 2009
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