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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
July 8, 2014 Risch Ensures National Labs Role in Cybersecurity
May 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Universal Service of Advanced Communications
April 4, 2014 Letter to Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Answers from Administration on Internet Transition
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Keep Robust Rural Broadband Infrastructure Improvements
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Electronic Health Records
Sept. 19, 2013 Crapo, Risch Co-Sponsor Measure To Protect Idahoans Private Information
March 29, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Federal Trade Commission to Reduce Information Technology Theft
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
May 20, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
April 6, 2011 Letter to Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
June 8, 2010 Delegation, Mayor Announce Tracon Will Stay
March 24, 2010 Senators Announce Formation of Global Internet Freedom Caucus
Oct. 20, 2009 Idaho Delegation: Post Bills Online Before Votes
Sept. 30, 2009 Letter To Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, And Senator Jeff Sessions, Ranking Member
May 1, 2009 Letter to Senator Charles Schumer, Chairman and Senator Bob Bennett, Ranking Member, Committee on Rules and Administration
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Science and Technology
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