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Cory Booker's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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09/08/2021 Rounds, Thune, Colleagues Announce Bipartisan American Beef Labeling Act to Reinstate Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling
08/06/2021 Letter to the Hon. Michael Regan, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Michal Freedhoff, Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Velázquez, Blumenthal, Additional Members of Congress Call on EPA to Strip Chlorpyrifos from U.S. Agriculture & Food
07/13/2021 Booker Reintroduces Bill to Reform Farm System With Expanded Support From Farm, Labor, Environment, Public Health, Faith Based and Animal Welfare Groups
06/01/2021 Letter to the Hon. Merrick Garland, Attorney General - Herrell Has Beef with Meatpacking Monopoly
05/28/2021 Gillibrand Reintroduces Safe School Meals For Kids Act; Calls On Congress To Eliminate Harmful Pesticides From Produce In School Meals
05/27/2021 Letter to the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, Charles Schumer, Senate Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - In Bicameral Letter, Pingree, Spanberger, Heinrich, Booker Lead Call for Investment in Agriculture as a Climate Solution
05/18/2021 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Collins, King Join Bipartisan Group Urging USDA to Provide Additional Financial Relief to Dairy Farmers Amid COVID-19
05/11/2021 Letter to Hon. Thomas J. Vilsack, US Secretary of Agriculture and Hon. Merrick Garland, US Attorney General - Senators, Representatives Call on Biden Administration to Withdraw from Proposition 12 Challenges
04/14/2021 At National Action Network Convention, Booker Raises Alarm on America's Broken Food System and the Nutrition Crisis Endangering Communities of Color
03/11/2021 Booker, DeLauro, Thompson Re-introduce Bill to Protect Meatpacking Workers From COVID-19
02/17/2021 Letter to Jeff Zients, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator - Booker Leads Senators in Urging Biden Administration to Ensure Vaccine Access for Farm and Food Chain Workers
02/09/2021 Booker, Warren, Gillibrand, Smith, Warnock, and Leahy Announce Comprehensive Bill to Address the History of Discrimination in Federal Agricultural Policy
02/02/2021 Booker Appointed to Senate Agriculture Committee
12/01/2020 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader and Honorable Charles Schumer, Minority Leader - Portman, Wyden Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging Passage of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act
12/01/2020 Letter to Honorable Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations, Honorable Nita Lowey, Chairwoman of the Committee on Appropriations, Honorable Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Committee of Appropriations, and Honorable Kay Granger, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations - As Record Numbers Of New Yorkers Face Food Insecurity, Gillibrand Urges Congress To Invest $6 Billion To Meet Growing Nutrition Needs
11/19/2020 Booker, Warren, Gillibrand Announce Comprehensive Bill to Address the History of Discrimination in Federal Agricultural Policy
10/29/2020 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the Dept. of Agriculture - Gillibrand Leads Colleagues In Calling On USDA To Fairly Implement P-EBT Program In Puerto Rico In Order To Provide Food Security
09/03/2020 Booker Announces Support of the RESTAURANTS Act
08/19/2020 Letter to the Hon. Mike Beatty, Director, Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement US Dept. of Agriculture - Merkley, Colleagues Demand Explanation from Usda on Diverting Funds from Program to Help Farmers Who Are People of Color, Immigrants, Veterans
07/30/2020 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, the Hon. Charles Schumer, Minority Leader of the United States Senate, the Hon. John Hoeven, Chairman of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, and the Hon. Jeff Merkley, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture - Gillibrand, Wyden, Booker, And Sanders Urge Senate Leadership To Prioritize Direct Relief For Small Farmers In Response To Ongoing Economic Crisis
07/29/2020 Letter to Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Manchin Calls for Continued Support for School Meal Programs During the Covid-19 Pandemic
07/29/2020 Letter to Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Hassan, Collins, 34 Colleagues Push for Support of School Meal Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
07/28/2020 Booker Introduces Bill to Boost Safety and Protect Meatpacking Workers From COVID-19
07/28/2020 Sen. Booker Delivers Keynote Address at the National Food Policy Conference
07/24/2020 Warren, Booker Release Information from their Investigation into Giant Meatpackers Exploiting Workers and Consumers during COVID-19

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