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Tim Walz's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Timothy 'Tim' J. Walz
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 1, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gwen; 2 Children: Hope, Gus
Birth Date: 04/06/1964
Birth Place: West Point, NE
Home City: Mankato, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Walz Applauds Passage of Farm Bill
Jan. 27, 2014 Walz Supports Farm Bill Conference Report
Oct. 12, 2013 Walz Named to Farm Bill Conference Committee
Sept. 26, 2013 The Farm Bill
Sept. 11, 2013 Walz Receives Award for Agriculture Advocacy
Aug. 2, 2013 Going Home is Unacceptable
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 22, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Announce USDA Actions to Address Animal Feed Shortage in Minnesota
July 11, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 11, 2013 Walz Opposes Partisan, Broken Farm Bill
July 10, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz, Nolan Announce Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Farmers Affected by Animal Feed Shortage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Farmers
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Walz Statement on Farm Bill
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
May 16, 2013 Walz Votes to Bring Farm Bill to House Floor
April 25, 2013 Legislation Aims to Support Next Generation of Farmers
April 18, 2013 Walz Applauds USDA for Proposal to Ease Energy Access in Rural America
March 13, 2013 Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies
Feb. 14, 2013 Reps. Noem, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Sodsaver Legislation
Jan. 29, 2013 Walz Honored with "Friend of Agriculture" Award from MN Corn Growers Association
Jan. 22, 2013 Walz Named Ranking Member of Agriculture Subcommittee
Nov. 14, 2012 We Need a Farm Bill
Oct. 4, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Counties Affected by Ongoing Drought
Sept. 21, 2012 Recklessly Blocking Bipartisan Farm Bill is What's Wrong with Washington Today
Sept. 17, 2012 Walz Statement on House GOP Leadership Canceling October Work Session
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Sept. 13, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Counties Affected by Ongoing Drought
Sept. 12, 2012 Walz Participates in Farm Bill Now! Rally
Aug. 30, 2012 Walz, Broad Coalition of Agriculture Groups Call on House Leadership to Pass the Five-Year Farm Bill
Aug. 24, 2012 Walz Applauds Formation of "Farm Bill Now" Coalition
Aug. 6, 2012 Walz & Local Farmers say Message is Clear: Pass the Farm Bill, Pass it Now
July 26, 2012 America Needs a Farm Bill Now
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 12, 2012 Walz Votes to Bring 2012 Farm Bill to House Floor
June 11, 2012 Walz Works to Improve Energy Access in Rural America, Help Farmers & Small Businesses
May 31, 2012 Reps. Noem, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Sodsaver Legislation
May 25, 2012 Walz and Peterson Host Farm Bill Meeting
Oct. 26, 2011 Legislation Aims to Draw New Generation of Farmers
Oct. 26, 2011 Legislation Aims to Draw New Generation of Farmers
June 16, 2011 Walz Provision Included in House Agriculture Bill
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
April 22, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America and Letter to Secretary Janet Napolitano and The Honorable Craig Fugate
May 18, 2010 Walz Brings Madelia Farmer to Agriculture Field Hearing in Sioux Falls
Oct. 20, 2009 Walz Applauds Obama Appointment Of Scott Winslow And Richard Peterson To The Farm Services Agency In Minnesota
June 11, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on Agriculture - Pending Climate Legislation
Feb. 10, 2009 Walz Urges Swift Action to Assist Dairy Producers
Feb. 10, 2009 Walz Continues Fight to Give Farmers More Planting Flexibility
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