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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Date Title
March 26, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Boyle and Smith Lead Bipartisan Letter to USDA Opposing Plan to Outsource Oversight of Bedrock Animal Welfare Law
March 16, 2018 Letter to the Hon Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture and the Hon Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Congressman Panetta Leads 90 Lawmakers to Call on Administration to Strengthen Funding for Federal Nutrition Assistance
March 16, 2018 Letter to the Hon Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture and the Hon Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Congressman Panetta Leads 90 Lawmakers to Call on Administration to Strengthen Funding for Federal Nutrition Assistance
March 15, 2018 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Bishop - Preserve Funding for Critical Nutrition Program for Seniors
March 8, 2018 Letter to Mr. Donald J. Trump, President of the united States, and the Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Fill Vital Food Safety Vacancy
Sept. 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Americans from Deadly Pesticides
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
Oct. 27, 2016 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Louis J. Milione, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Call to Address Provisions of the "Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp"
July 14, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
May 16, 2016 Letter to John Kline, Chairman of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Todd Rokita Chairman of Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, Robert Scott, Ranking Member of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce; Marcia Fudge, Ranking Member on Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education - Payne, Jr. Joins More than 100 Members of Congress in Expressing Concerns with House Child Nutrition Bill
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. 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
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
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. 3, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Call to Strengthen Oversight of Food Marketing to Children
Sept. 3, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission - Oversight of Food Marketing to Children
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 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
July 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Rejects Farm Bill SNAP Cuts, Votes to Protect Hungry Americans from Cuts
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. 11, 2013 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Act, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 18, 2013 SNAP
Aug. 13, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Gathers Over 200 Congressional Democrats to Combat Hunger in America
Aug. 13, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Gathers Over 200 Congressional Democrats to Combat Hunger in America
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds Action to Protect SNAP, House Defeat of Farm Bill
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
June 12, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 12, 2013 Progressive Caucus
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Oct. 27, 2011 Barbara Lee Joins Faith Leaders in Taking the Food Stamp Challenge 2011
Sept. 13, 2011 Barbara Lee Comments on USDA Hunger Report
May 24, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Dec. 13, 2010 Barbara Lee Attends Signing of Child Nutrition Bill
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to David R. Obey, Chair, and Jerry Lewis, Ranking member, of the Committee on Appropriations
July 16, 2010 CBC Chair Speaks on Her Fight in Congress
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
July 8, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
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