Representative Richard 'Doc' Hastings's Public Statements


Full Name: Richard 'Doc' Hastings
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Agriculture - Protecting Family Farms Issue Position: Lowering Gas Prices Issue Position: Agriculture - Emergency Payments and Bonus Buys Issue Position: Agriculture - Supporting Agriculture Research Issue Position: Central Washington: A Beautiful Place to Live Issue Position: Creating Jobs and Boosting the Central Washington Economy Issue Position: Supporting Central Washington Veterans Issue Position: Improving Education for Every Child Issue Position: Agriculture - Specialty Crops Issue Position: Increasing Access to Quality Health Care Issue Position: Safe and Timely Hanford Cleanup Issue Position: Keeping Our Promises to Central Washington Veterans Issue Position: Protecting America, Supporting our Troops Issue Position: Opening New Markets, Leveling the Playing Field for Central Washington Farmers Issue Position: Using Common Sense to Reform the ESA Issue Position: Agriculture - Creating New Trade Opportunities Issue Position: Lowering Health Care Costs Issue Position: Lowering Gas Prices Issue Position: Protecting the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center Issue Position: Reducing Taxes, Creating Jobs, Spending Responsibly Issue Position: An All-of-the Above American Energy Solution Issue Position: Improving Health Care Access Issue Position: Strengthening Social Security Issue Position: Improving Education for Every Child 8/22/14 Weekly Message: Agriculture Research is Vital to Central Washington 8/20/14 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Reconsidering the Denial of Individual Assistance for Okanogan County Families Impacted by Wildfires 8/18/14 Weekly Message: What I Saw During My Visit to the Carlton Complex Fire 8/14/14 Hastings: EPA Final Agreement is Just Another Example of Closed-Door Settlements Driving Bad Policy Decisions 8/08/14 Weekly Message: Congressional Mailbag 8/06/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Granting Major Disaster Declaration 8/06/14 Letter to Thomas Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers of the US Army Corps of Engineers - Settlement to Expand EPA's Regulatory Authority over Columbia & Snake River Dams 8/01/14 Bringing the Endangered Species Act into the 21st Century 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Wheat Exports 7/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP 7/30/14 Hastings: First Helium Auction is Realization of Bipartisan, Bicameral Helium Stewardship Act 7/29/14 House Approves Legislation to Improve and Update the Endangered Species Act 7/29/14 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act 7/25/14 Taking President Obama to Court 7/25/14 Report: Worthy Memorial for President and General Eisenhower Needed; Chronic Mismanagement Plagues Process 7/18/14 Hastings: Must Ensure Seismic Exploration in the Atlantic is Not Further Delayed 7/18/14 Hastings, Murray, and Cantwell Statement on Wildfires in Central Washington 7/17/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Report on Cost & Feasibility of Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation 7/11/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - National Public Forestry Legislation 7/10/14 Chairman Hastings' Statement on Senate-Passed Natural Resources Bills 7/09/14 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/03/14 Bipartisan Western Governors Urge Endangered Species Act Reform and Transparency 6/26/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014 6/26/14 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014