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Doc Hastings' Public Statements

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
May 20, 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act
May 14, 2014 Private Property Owners, Farmers, and Small Businesses Pay the Price for ESA Critical Habitat Designations
May 9, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - School Nutrition Regulations
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 7, 2014 Federal Red-Tape and Inconsistent Decision Making Hampering Efforts to Keep the Lights On and Reduce Forest Fire Risk
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Keeping the Lights On and Reducing Catastrophic Forest Fire Risk: Proper Management ofElectricity Rights of Way on Federal Lands
May 6, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of he Office of Management and Budget--Larsen, Washington State Delegation Urge Quick Action on Crude-by-Rail Rule
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 29, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trades Workers
April 29, 2014 Work Hard And Smart
April 28, 2014 Natural Resources Committee Website Recognized as One of the Best in Congress
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 15, 2014 GAO Audit of the National Environmental Policy Act Reveals Lack of Accountability and Transparency
April 11, 2014 Balancing the Budget
April 10, 2014 House Passes a Responsible, Balanced Budget
April 10, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Tribal Forest Management: A Model for Promoting Healthy Forests and Rural Jobs
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
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 Green Mountain Lookout Heritage Protection Act
April 7, 2014 Chairman Hastings Seeks Transparency on Science, Issues Subpoena on White Bluffs Bladderpod Listing Decision
April 4, 2014 Hastings: Full SRS Funding is Victory for Rural Counties that Faced Uncertainty Due to Obama Administration Political Games
April 4, 2014 Protecting American Workers and Their Paychecks
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Department of the Interior, Spending and the President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal
April 2, 2014 Hastings Receives "Water Statesman Award" from the National Water Resources Association
April 1, 2014 Hastings: Republican Budget Prioritizes American Energy to Create New Jobs and Increase Revenues
April 1, 2014 Hastings Statement on Cleanup Commitments
April 1, 2014 Hastings: Court Misses the Mark on ESA Settlement Ruling
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy - Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 28, 2014 Tips for Tax Season
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 House Approves Measure to Ensure Public Participation in National Monument Designations
March 26, 2014 Western Governors' Association Praises the ESA Congressional Working Group's Report and Recommendations
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 25, 2014 House Approves Bill to Ensure Affordable Electricity for American Families and Businesses
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
March 25, 2014 Obama Administration's Budget Falls Short for Water Storage, Hydropower and Long-Term Drought Relief
March 21, 2014 Week Message from Doc - Protecting the Second Amendment for Future Generations
March 19, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Climate Change Activities
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 19, 2014 Local Farmers, Community Members Call for Immediate Action to Resolve the California Water Crisis
March 14, 2014 Weekly Message from Doc - Year Four of Obamacare: Delayed Deadlines
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 13, 2014 Water Rights Protection Act
March 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Implementation of Helium Stewardship Act
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