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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
Idaho Statesman Candidate Questionnaire
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
March 27, 2014 Delegation Says BEA Extension at INL Well-Deserved
March 4, 2014 Letter to Daniel Ahe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service - Energy Policy's Impact on Fish Hatcheries
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. 12, 2013 Crapo, Risch and 21 Other Northwestern Lawmakers: The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Aug. 2, 2013 Barrasso-Risch Hydropower, Rural Jobs Bill Passes Senate
June 28, 2013 Udall, Risch Introduce Bipartisan Proposal to Reduce Federal Energy Consumption, Save Taxpayers Money
April 19, 2013 Udall, Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce RECA Amendments Act
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Hydropower Bill
Feb. 13, 2013 Barrasso, Risch Bill Will Increase Hydropower Development, Create Rural Jobs
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
May 11, 2012 Senators Commemorate Conference on Nuclear Energy
April 26, 2012 Crapo, Risch Support Job-Creating Legislation
Feb. 29, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Lowering Prices at the Pump
Jan. 24, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy
Nov. 18, 2011 Letter tp Chairmen Feinstein and Frelinghuysen, Ranking Members Alexander and Visclosky
Nov. 1, 2011 Risch, Tester Work to Establish Equal Footing for Renewable Energy
Sept. 22, 2011 CHARGE Act Empowers Northwest Companies to Create Jobs
June 29, 2011 Gas Prices Affect Our Economy
June 8, 2011 Geothermal Energy Bill To Help Legitimate Producers Develop Geothermal "Hot Spots" More Efficiently
March 18, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Hydropower Improvement Act
March 10, 2011 Nuclear Power Touted in Bipartisan Bill
March 4, 2011 Letter To Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
Sept. 21, 2010 Letter to Ken Salazar, U.S. Secretary of the Interior - Wild Earth Guardians
July 29, 2010 Letter To Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chairman, Energy And Natural Resources Committee And Senator Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member
June 25, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Patrick Leahy and The Honorable Jeff Sessions - Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA)
June 10, 2010 Senate Western Caucus Votes To Save Small Businesses From EPA Power Grab
May 20, 2010 Delegation Praises Areva Loan Guarantee
April 30, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
April 19, 2010 Tom Udall Leads Bipartisan Group in Introducing RECA Amendments Act of 2010
March 29, 2010 Idaho Delegation Reacts to DOE Cleanup Announcement
March 3, 2010 Lack of Consistent Nuclear Policy Hurts Idaho and America
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter to President Obama - No Cost Stimulus
Oct. 7, 2009 Risch Co-Chairs U.S.-UAE Nuclear Agreement Hearing
July 31, 2009 Idaho Delegation, Governor Decry Funding Cut for Yucca Mountain
July 24, 2009 The Risch Report
July 22, 2009 Nuclear Power: Jobs, Security and a Cleaner Future at Home and Abroad
July 10, 2009 Idaho Ag, Energy Projects Clear Funding Hurdle
June 24, 2009 Press Conference With Senator John Barrasso
June 17, 2009 Risch Votes Against Energy Bill
June 4, 2009 Risch Supports Enrichment Facility Proposal
April 28, 2009 Press Conference With Senator Evan Bayh; Senator Joseph Lieberman; Senator Mary Landrieu; Senator Benjamin Cardin; Senator Charles Schumer; Senator Jon Kyl; Senator Jim Risch; Senator John Thune
March 31, 2009 Risch Adds Biomass, Geothermal to Sustainability Energy Training Programs
March 30, 2009 Idaho Senators Say INL Funding Will Speed Cleanup
Jan. 21, 2009 Senate Announces Committee Assignments
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