"The catfish inspection program is a waste of taxpayer dollars."
Warner, Kaine Announce More than $777,000 in Farm Bill Funding to Increase Access to Locally-Grown Food
Oct 06 2015
These grants will strengthen local economies across the Commonwealth, increase access to affordable, fresh and healthy food options and promote long-term sustainability.
Daines, Manchin, King lead bipartisan effort to ensure high-speed broadband for rural communities
Jun 08 2015
Senator Warner joined Senators Steve Daines (R-MT), Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Angus King (I-ME) today in a bipartisan effort to ensure the federal government prioritizes high-speed broadband access for rural Americans.
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.
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.
~ 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).
Broad, bipartisan legislation passes Senate, will go to President for signature
Feb 04 2014
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) voted today for Senate passage of the bipartisan Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2014, which now goes to the President for his signature.
U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined a bipartisan group of nine senators to write a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Office of the United States Trade Representative urging them to provide for open markets and fair trade of U.S. chicken products, which would benefit poultry growers in Virginia and nationwide.
~ USDA responds to Warner concerns over effect of cuts to final TTPP payment on Virginia small farmers ~
Jan 07 2014
Sen. Warner applauded today’s decision by the USDA to exempt the final Tobacco Transition Payment Program payment from across-the-board sequestration spending cuts.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to produce a report assessing the overall fiscal impacts of the recent 16-day federal government shutdown.
~ 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.