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Roger Wicker's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Full Name: Roger F. Wicker
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 12/31/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Margaret, Caroline, McDaniel
Birth Date: 07/05/1951
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Tupelo, MS
Religion: Southern Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Transportation
Aug. 4, 2014 Wicker Highlights Importance of Long-Term Transportation Plan
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Designate Pro-Russian Separatist Groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations Under U.S. Law
July 29, 2014 Wicker Supports Transportation Funding Bill
July 23, 2014 The Washington Times - Putting Local Leaders in the Driver's Seat for Transportation Needs
June 16, 2014 Miss. Lawmakers Ask FEMA to Approve Jackson Co. Recovery Funding
May 15, 2014 Wicker: Highway Bill Clears First Big Hurdle
May 1, 2014 Miss. Senators Cosponsor Bill to Authorize Keystone XL Pipeline
Sept. 5, 2013 Cochran, Wicker: $18.2 Million in Transportation Grants for Miss.
June 6, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Air Traffic Services
May 17, 2013 Letter to Administrator Huerta - FAA Salary Bonuses
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
April 22, 2013 Wicker Urges Action to Prevent Air Control Tower Closings
July 30, 2012 Wicker Supports Efforts to Enhance Mississippi's Ports
May 22, 2012 Miss. Senators Pleased with Air Service Agreement for Greenville, Tupelo & Laurel/Hattiesburg
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
April 9, 2012 Maintaining America's Highways
March 9, 2012 Cochran, Wicker, Palazzo Praise Progress on Amphibious Assault Ship to be Built in Mississippi
March 8, 2012 Cochran, Wicker Praise Senate Passage of Restore the Gulf Coast Act
Feb. 14, 2012 Surface Transportation Act
Sept. 12, 2011 Wicker Says America Will Not Waver in the Fight Against Terrorism
July 12, 2011 Wicker Bill Would Ensure Federal Airport Screeners Can Meet Changing Threats
June 20, 2011 FAA Provides $1.01 Million Grant to Support New Terminal Construction at Tunica Municipal Airport
April 4, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New Army Corps of Engineers Policy to Limit Dredging Activities
Feb. 22, 2011 Collective Bargaining Would Hamper Airport Security
Feb. 15, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act--Continued--
Feb. 7, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 4, 2011 Wicker Statement on Administration's Decision to Proceed with TSA Collective Bargaining Agreement
Feb. 3, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 2, 2011 Wicker Amendment Would Prevent Federal Airport Screeners from Unionizing
Aug. 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Gene Dodaro Acting Comptroller General of the United States Government Accountability Office
July 13, 2010 Wicker Statement on Northrop Grumman's Shipbuilding Decision
July 1, 2010 Senator Wicker Applauds Delta for Suspending Plan to Cancel Direct Flights from Jackson to D.C.
June 17, 2010 Wicker Statement on Toyota's Announcement to Resume Operations in Mississippi
June 16, 2010 Wicker Sees Progress in Amtrak Firearm Provision
June 9, 2010 Wicker: Improvements to Vehicle Safety Bill Are Step in Right Direction, But Focus Must Remain on Safety, Not Unnecessary Regulations
Feb. 26, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bring GM to Negotiating Table and Save Delphi Pensions
Dec. 14, 2009 Wicker's Amtrak Secure Firearm Transport Provision Clears Final Legislative Hurdle
Dec. 9, 2009 Wicker Hails Amtrak Secure Firearm Transport Provision as Important Second Amendment Victory
Dec. 8, 2009 Letter to Senator John D. Rockefeller Chairman Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Oct. 20, 2009 Wicker Leads Bipartisan Group in Introducing the Streamline Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversion Act
Sept. 16, 2009 Senate Approves Wicker Measure to End Train Travel Restrictions on Gun Owners
Sept. 16, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Sept. 15, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
July 16, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - Health Care Competition
June 17, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - The Consumer Experience
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - GM and Chrysler Dealership Closures: Protecting Dealers And Consumers
June 2, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Nomination of Victor M. Mendez to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - Health and Product Safety Issues Associated With Imported Drywall
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