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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Date Title
Oct. 31, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Schakowsky, DeLauro, and Slaughter Request Additional Information from FDA Regarding Essure Remaining on the Market
Sept. 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Americans from Deadly Pesticides
July 19, 2017 Letter to Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Poultry Plant Productivity
June 19, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Urging the President to Scrap Plans to Close Peoria Ag Lab
June 9, 2017 Energy and Commerce Committee Adopts Schakowsky Amendment on Lowering Drug Pricing
June 5, 2017 Letter to Chairman Frelinghuysen, Chairman Aderholt, Ranking Member Lowey, and Ranking Member Bishop - Funding for the USDA Agricultural Research Service Building and Facilities
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
June 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28
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
Feb. 12, 2016 Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
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
July 24, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Flood Relief for Illinois Farmers
July 20, 2015 Schakowsky Raises Awareness About Summer Meals Programs
May 1, 2015 Schakowsky visits Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov School's lunch program
April 23, 2015 Schakowsky joins Guinta, Lujan Grisham & Buchanan to Reintroduce the Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015 to end Horse Slaughter
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Questioning Poultry Slaughter Rule
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Questioning Poultry Slaughter Rule
Sept. 19, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director the Office of Budget and Management - Support of Funding for The Emergency Food Assistance Program
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
Sept. 5, 2014 E-Newsletter: Back to School and Improved Care
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
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 Raising Awareness about Available Summer Meal Programs that Combat Child Hunger
July 10, 2014 E-Newsletter: Student Loans and Child Hunger
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. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 29, 2014 Schakowsky Statement on H.R. 2642, the FARRM Bill
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 18, 2013 SNAP
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Statement on the Passage of Republican-Led Farm Bill
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
March 21, 2013 Reps. Markey, Schakowsky Introduce Bill to Protect Consumers from Chemicals in Care Products
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Food Safety
July 24, 2012 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Emergency USDA Assistance
June 21, 2012 House Illinois Delegation Send Letter to House Agriculture Panel
Dec. 8, 2011 Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
Oct. 31, 2011 Rep. Schakowsky Backs White House Action to Reduce Drug Shortages
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 24, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Jan. 13, 2011 The Close of an Extremely Productive 111th Congress
Dec. 1, 2010 Claims Resolution Act of 2010
July 29, 2009 Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009
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