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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

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
General Nov. 4, 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
June 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations
May 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal
May 1, 2014 Recognizing Bullet Tools
April 26, 2014 Spokesman Review - Amid Criticism About a Partisan Congress, Idaho and Washington Senators Collaborate on Local Issues
April 25, 2014 Risch, Cantwell Announce Bipartisan Effort to Boost Small Business Exports, Create Jobs
Feb. 27, 2014 The Hill - Focus on Small Business
Feb. 11, 2014 Risch Legislation Boosts Popular Small Business Program
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Punishing Most Vulnerable Americans With Higher Utility Bills
Dec. 12, 2013 Manchin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Eliminate Corn Ethanol Mandate
Nov. 20, 2013 Westone Logistics
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Overreach Impacting Alabama, U.S. Jobs
Sept. 30, 2013 Additional Statements
July 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Leader Harry Reid, Senate - Defunding Obamacare
July 10, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate
May 2, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Don't Cut Timber Sales
April 23, 2013 Risch Asserts Regulations Strangling Small Businesses
Feb. 27, 2013 Graves and Risch Challenge the President to Stop Politicizing Sequestration's Effects on Small Businesses
Feb. 28, 2012 Newsletter: Red Tape Hampers Job Growth
Sept. 8, 2011 Statement on President's Jobs Speech
March 3, 2011 Patent Reform Act of 2011
Dec. 22, 2010 Unified Focus To Benefit Idaho
July 14, 2010 Red Tape, Paperwork Would Be Cut Under Senate Proposal
June 10, 2010 Idaho Senators Oppose EPA Rulemaking
June 10, 2010 Senate Western Caucus Votes To Save Small Businesses From EPA Power Grab
April 16, 2010 Letter To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Dec. 8, 2009 Risch Reiterates Call for End of TARP Spending
July 21, 2009 Risch Named to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee
Jan. 8, 2009 Statement by U.S. Senator Jim Risch on CCI/Speer Layoffs
June 27, 2006 Risch Asks for Quick Decision on Timber Salvage Plans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Business/Commerce
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