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James Risch's Public Statements

Full Name: James 'Jim' E. Risch
Office: U.S. Senate (ID) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vicki; 3 Children: James, Jason, Jordan
Birth Date: 05/03/1943
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
Home City: Boise, ID
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 8, 2014 Risch Demands Secretary Kerry Do More to Free Abedini
April 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency - Stop Out-Of-Control Water Rule
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition
April 3, 2014 Rubio, Risch Comment On Senate Intelligence Committee Vote
March 27, 2014 Delegation Says BEA Extension at INL Well-Deserved
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 6, 2014 Crapo, Risch Vote To Address Assault And Rape In The Military
March 4, 2014 Letter to Daniel Ahe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service - Energy Policy's Impact on Fish Hatcheries
March 3, 2014 Senators Cornyn, Risch and Rubio: Gottemoeller Nomination Should Not Move Forward
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assist Peaceful, Democratic Transition in Ukraine
Feb. 27, 2014 The Hill - Focus on Small Business
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 24, 2014 Delegation: Support Growing For Fire Bill
Feb. 11, 2014 Senator Risch Cosponsors Bill to Prevent IRS Targeting, Preserve Free Speech
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 11, 2014 Risch Legislation Boosts Popular Small Business Program
Feb. 4, 2014 Risch Ranks as No. 1 Senator to Vote in Opposition of Obama Agenda
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Jan. 28, 2014 Risch Responds to State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Improving Wildfire Resources
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Max Baucus, Chairman, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Finace - Maintaining the Charitable Tax Deduction
Jan. 17, 2014 Idaho Senators Co-Sponsor Concealed Carry Legislation
Jan. 16, 2014 Crapo, Risch Welcome Murkowski for INL Visit
Jan. 16, 2014 Crapo And Risch Vote Against Omnibus Spending Package
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Chair Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member Thad Cochran, Chair Frank Lucas, Ranking Member Collin Peterson - Include PILT Funding in Farm Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Risch Participation in Intelligence Committee Benghazi Report
Jan. 15, 2014 Risch Meets With Wyakin Warrior Foundation
Jan. 15, 2014 Statement on SBA Administrator Nomination
Dec. 19, 2013 Senate Committee Passes Bill Protecting Snowmobilers' Access
Dec. 18, 2013 The Daily Caller - Pending Senate Bill Will Force Obamacare Exchanges to Disclose Abortion Coverage
Dec. 18, 2013 Risch Announces Military Academy Nominations
Dec. 12, 2013 Manchin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Corn Ethanol Mandate
Nov. 26, 2013 Crapo, Risch Work to Ease Burdens for Farmers
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 21, 2013 Risch and Simpson Praise Passage of Simpson's Water Bill in Senate Committee
Nov. 21, 2013 Risch Names WestOne Logistics as Small Business of the Month
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Dr. David Michaels, U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary of Labor - Conduct Proper Assessment of Proposed Rule on Silica Exposure
Nov. 21, 2013 Risch Statement on Senate Democrats' Rule Change
Nov. 20, 2013 Risch, Alexander, Rubio, McConnell Introduce Bill to Protect Health Insurance Plans for Millions of Americans
Nov. 20, 2013 Westone Logistics
Nov. 15, 2013 Resolution Calling for Release of Pastor Abedini Passes Full Senate
Nov. 14, 2013 Obamacare
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Plan to Designate National Monuments Without Congressional Approval
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