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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
July 8, 2014 Risch Ensures National Labs Role in Cybersecurity
June 10, 2014 Delegation: New Report Shows Urgent Need to Overhaul Fire Policy
May 23, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform
April 3, 2014 Rubio, Risch Comment On Senate Intelligence Committee Vote
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 24, 2014 Delegation: Support Growing For Fire Bill
Jan. 27, 2014 Improving Wildfire Resources
Jan. 15, 2014 Risch Participation in Intelligence Committee Benghazi Report
June 28, 2013 Letter to Director Burwell, Secretary Vilsack, and Secretary Jewell - Budget Framework
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Nov. 2, 2012 Letter to President Obama
June 26, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder Jr., Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Leaks
May 24, 2012 Sens. Brown, Chambliss, Risch Introduce Bill Urging State Dept. To Designate Boko Haram As Foreign Terrorist Organization
May 26, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Critical Minerals Supply Chain
May 1, 2011 Statement on Osama Bin Laden's Death
Feb. 3, 2011 Flood Mapping Flaws Bring Broad Response
July 29, 2010 Delegation: F-35 Decision 'Disappointing'
June 28, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Janet Napolitano Secretary of Homeland Security
April 30, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
April 26, 2010 Idaho Delegation Reacts to Idaho Guard Deployment
March 12, 2010 Fiscal Responsibility: A National Security Issue
Feb. 5, 2010 Op-Ed: Fiscal Responsibility is a National Security Issue
Jan. 8, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
Nov. 13, 2009 Risch Urges Additional Murder Charge in Fort Hood Slayings
Sept. 11, 2009 Statement on the Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks
July 10, 2009 Risch, Crapo Co-Sponsor Amendment to Federal Switchblade Act
July 8, 2009 E-Verify, Border Fence Amendments Approved
May 21, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
April 30, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Confronting Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia
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
April 28, 2009 Press Conference with Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN); Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT); Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA); Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD); Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY); Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ); Senator Jim Risch (R-ID); Senator John Thune (R-SD)
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – Nomination of Christopher Hill to be Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq
March 24, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Alleviating Global Hunger: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Leadership
Sept. 11, 2006 Governor Risch Marks 5th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks with Statehouse Ceremony
Sept. 3, 2006 Governor Risch Orders State Repsonse to West NileVirus
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