Press Releases

Warner, Kaine Voice Concern Over Lack of Progress in South African Poultry Negotiations

Senators warn that continued blockage of American poultry imports – in violation of international trade obligations – could affect trade relationship with U.S.

Mar 31 2015

Sens. Warner and Kaine joined a group of bipartisan Senate colleagues in expressing concern about the lack of progress being made in negotiations with South Africa over antidumping duties that have effectively blocked the import of American chicken for the last 15 years.

Warner, Kaine Fight for Virginia Seafood Industry

Join a dozen bipartisan Senators in calling for Labor and Homeland Security Secretaries to immediately resume processing of H-2B applications

Mar 13 2015

Today Sens. Warner and Kaine joined 12 bipartisan Senators in calling on the Departments of of Labor and Homeland Security to immediately resume accepting and processing H-2B visas critical to Virginia's seafood industry.

Sens. Warner, Kaine Applaud Over $18M in USDA Funding for Chesapeake Bay Projects

~ Funding for Chesapeake Bay projects included as part of new USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program ~

Jan 14 2015

Sens. Warner and Tim Kaine (D-VA) applauded U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement today that Virginia projects will receive over $18 million in federal funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration through the USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).

Sen. Warner Successfully Maintains Ches. Bay, Rural Broadband as Priorities in Farm Bill

~ Broad, bipartisan legislation incorporates two Warner amendments ~

Jun 10 2013

The Senate today voted in support of the bipartisan Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013, which will benefit Virginia farmers. The final bill included amendments sponsored by Sen. Warner that provide a strong foundation for restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and tools to extend high-speed Internet service to rural America.