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Katherine Clark's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 5, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (MA) - District 5

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08/03/2020 Letter to Brandon Lipps, Deputy Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services for the Department of Agriculture - Massachusetts Lawmakers Urge USDA to Extend School Nutrition Waivers Through the End of the 2020-21 School Year
07/21/2020 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Reps. Pressley, McGovern Lead Northeast Delegation Lawmakers in Calling for Equitable Distribution of Emergency Food Aid Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
06/29/2020 Letter to the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - With Food Insecurity on the Rise, Pingree Joins Push to Expand SNAP Eligibility & Increase Minimum Monthly Benefit
06/11/2020 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture and the Hon. Pam Miller, Administrator of the Food and Nutrition Service - Reps. Pressley and McGovern, Senators Markey and Warren lead Mass. Delegation in Calling on Trump Admin. to Bring More Retailers into SNAP Online Ordering Program
05/07/2020 Massachusetts Awarded Nearly $4 Million In Emergency Food And Shelter Assistance Under CARES Act
04/23/2020 Letter to Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the Dept. of Agriculture - Mass. Lawmakers Seek Federal Assistance for Cranberry Growers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
11/18/2019 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Pushes Back on Trump Administration's Proposed SNAP Cuts
10/24/2019 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, United States Secretary of Agriculture - Courtney, Welch lead New England delegation letter in defense of family dairy farms
04/03/2019 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, USDA - Back Away from Detrimental Changes to SNAP Work Requirements
09/05/2018 Letter to the Hon. Michael Conaway and the Hon. Collin Peterson - FOTO
08/27/2018 Letter to Senator Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member, Representative Michael Conaway, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and Representative Collin Peterson, Ranking Member - Environmental Concerns in Farm Bill
07/19/2017 Letter to Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban
02/14/2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
03/11/2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf - Backing Real Maple Syrup
10/14/2015 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
09/22/2015 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Val Doleini, Farm Service Agency Administrator - Dairy Insurance Program
07/17/2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4719, Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014
03/18/2014 Clark Statement on Governor Patrick's Decision to Preserve SNAP