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Doc Hastings' Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Richard 'Doc' Hastings
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Claire; 3 Children: Kirsten, Petrina, Colin
Birth Date: 02/07/1941
Birth Place: Spokane, WA
Home City: Pasco, WA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Central Washington: A Beautiful Place to Live
Aug. 1, 2014 Bringing the Endangered Species Act into the 21st Century
July 29, 2014 House Approves Legislation to Improve and Update the Endangered Species Act
July 29, 2014 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
July 17, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Report on Cost & Feasibility of Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation
July 3, 2014 Bipartisan Western Governors Urge Endangered Species Act Reform and Transparency
May 29, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Committee Approves Legislation to Strengthen and Improve Our Nation's Fisheries
May 14, 2014 Private Property Owners, Farmers, and Small Businesses Pay the Price for ESA Critical Habitat Designations
April 30, 2014 Committee Approves Legislation to Update and Improve the Endangered Species Act
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Markup on H.R. 4315, H.R. 4316, H.R. 4317, H.R. 4318
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4315, H.R. 4316, H.R. 4317, and H.R. 4318
April 7, 2014 Chairman Hastings Seeks Transparency on Science, Issues Subpoena on White Bluffs Bladderpod Listing Decision
April 1, 2014 Hastings: Court Misses the Mark on ESA Settlement Ruling
March 27, 2014 Members Introduce Four Common Sense Bills to Update the Endangered Species Act
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Collision Course: Oversight of the Obama Administration's Enforcement Approach for America's Wildlife Laws and Its Impact on Domestic Energy
March 26, 2014 Western Governors' Association Praises the ESA Congressional Working Group's Report and Recommendations
March 19, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - California Water Crisis and Its Impacts: The Need for Immediate and Long-Term Solutions
March 12, 2014 Daily Caller - Improving the Endangered Species Act for the 21st Century
March 11, 2014 The Daily Caller - Improving the Endangered Species Act for the 21st Century
March 7, 2014 Letter to Ken Berg, Manager of the Fish & Wildlife Service - White Bluffs Bladderpod Listing
Feb. 26, 2014 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014
Feb. 7, 2014 Weekly Message from Doc: Making Targeted Reforms to the Endangered Species Act
Feb. 5, 2014 House Approves Bipartisan Sportsmen's Package
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Endangered Species Act Working Group Releases Final Report & Recommendations
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources - Discussion Draft H.R. - The "Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act"
Jan. 26, 2014 Yakima Herald-Republic - Rep. Hastings Calls for Reforms to Endangered Species Act
Jan. 17, 2014 Hastings Statement on Federal Columbia River Power System Biological Opinion
Jan. 16, 2014 E&E News - Panel Votes to Allow Subpoenas on Interior Policies, 'Conflicts of Interest'
Dec. 19, 2013 Chairman Hastings Seeks Public Input on Draft Plan to Strengthen and Improve our Nation's Fisheries
Dec. 19, 2013 Hastings Statement on the Final Listing of Two Hanford Reach Plants
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - 2014 Activities
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - ESA Decisions by Closed-Door Settlement: Short-Changing Science, Transparency, Private Property, and State & Local Economies"
Nov. 21, 2013 Hastings Statement on the Delay of Two Hanford Reach Plants as Endangered
Nov. 14, 2013 Hearing of House Natural Resources Committee - Endangered Species
Nov. 14, 2013 Committee Passes Hastings' Legislation to Help Protect Endangered Salmon Survival in the Pacific Northwest
Nov. 14, 2013 Committee Passes Legislation to Help Protect Endangered Salmon Survival in the Pacific Northwest
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
Oct. 23, 2013 Chairman Hastings' Statement on Obama Admin's Endorsement of States' Lesser Prairie-Chicken Conservation Plan
Oct. 11, 2013 Finding Solutions to Improve the Endangered Species Act
Oct. 9, 2013 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Use Flexibility to Help Alaska Crab Fisheries
Sept. 26, 2013 Chairman Hastings Statement on Obama Administration's Proposed Habitat Designation of the Canada Lynx
Sept. 11, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
Sept. 4, 2013 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Commitee - State and Local Efforts to Protect Species, Property, and Jobs
Sept. 4, 2013 Witnesses: Endangered Species Act Must be Improved to Better Protect Both Species and Local Economies
Aug. 23, 2013 Weekly Message from Doc - Highlights from Around Central Washington
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