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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
About Jim Risch
Idaho Statesman Candidate Questionnaire
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Appropriations/Budget
Issue Position: Issues
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Expanded Access to Federal Offshore Areas is Absolutely Vital
Aug. 1, 2014 Crapo, Risch a "No" on the President's Border Spending Bill
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 30, 2014 Risch on Obama Administration Losing INF Treaty
July 30, 2014 Mikulski, Risch, Cardin Announce Committee Passage of Bipartisan Resolution Marking 70th Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
July 29, 2014 Statement by Senators McCain, Cardin, Shaheen and Risch Expressing Disappointment About Charges Against Former Georgian President Saakashvili
July 23, 2014 Senators Seek Congressional Review and Enforcement of Any Final Iran Nuclear Agreement
July 16, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2014 Crapo, Risch Introduce Idaho County Gun Range Bill
July 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM
July 10, 2014 Risch Meets With Top Administration Officials on 2014 Fire Season
July 10, 2014 E-Newsletter: Congressman Simpson's I&E Report
July 10, 2014 Crapo, Risch and Simpson Praise Senate Passage of Water Bill
July 8, 2014 Risch Ensures National Labs Role in Cybersecurity
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Funding for Wildfire Suppression
June 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border
June 25, 2014 Idaho Delegation Fights Forest Service Effort to Seize State Waters
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 19, 2014 Crapo, Risch Offer Legislation to Stop EPA Water Grab
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Wildland Fire in the West
June 11, 2014 Crapo, Risch Back New Veterans Care Agreement
June 10, 2014 Delegation: New Report Shows Urgent Need to Overhaul Fire Policy
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
June 2, 2014 Crapo, Risch Statement on Bowe Bergdahl's Release
June 2, 2014 Mothers Deserve Freedom To Choose Whether to Buy Potatoes
June 2, 2014 Risch Statement on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's Resignation
May 23, 2014 Crapo and Risch Hail Passage of Bipartisan Water Resources Bill
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Commitment to Poland
May 23, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Crapo, Risch Laud Committee's Inclusion of Potato Nutrition Language
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 16, 2014 Crapo, Risch Introduce Youth Careers in Logging Act
May 14, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 14, 2014 Nomination of Roy K.J. Williams to Be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
May 12, 2014 Senators Express Concerns over Maritime Dispute in South China Sea, Call Chinese Actions "Troubling"
May 9, 2014 Senators Express Concerns over Maritime Dispute in South China Sea, Call Chinese Actions "Troubling"
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expanding EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
May 8, 2014 Risch, Crapo Support Commission to Study Military Changes and Effect on Local Guard Units
May 7, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee - Budget Hearing
May 7, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Regarding Threats to U.S. Personnel in Tripoli
May 7, 2014 Have You Met Sen. Jim Risch
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