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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
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
June 20, 2013 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Spending Bill
June 17, 2013 Idaho Senators Object To Cuts To PILT Payments
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Risch Report - June 14, 2012
June 13, 2013 Letter to his Excellency Mohammed Morsi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt - Sentencing of NGO Workers
June 6, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - Air Traffic Services
June 4, 2013 Mikulski, Risch, Murphy Announce Bipartisan Senate Caucus on Poland During Meeting with Polish Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the United States
June 4, 2013 Senators Want White Potatoes Eligible For Purchase Under WIC
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 29, 2013 Risch Calls for Supreme Court to Consider Obama's Unconstitutional "Recess" Appointments
May 23, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Don't Link Keystone to More Red Tape & Taxes
May 15, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Complete Cooperation into IRS Investigation
May 10, 2013 Letter to Chairman Menendez - Hearing on Benghazi
May 8, 2013 Barrasso-Risch Hydropower, Rural Jobs Bill Moves Forward
May 2, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Don't Cut Timber Sales
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 23, 2013 Risch Asserts Regulations Strangling Small Businesses
April 23, 2013 Crapo, Risch, Hagan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Unnecessary EPA Regulation on Farmers
April 22, 2013 Crapo, Risch Want FAA To Keep Airport Towers Funded
April 19, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce RECA Amendments Act
April 19, 2013 Udall, Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce RECA Amendments Act
April 17, 2013 Risch Asserts Regulations Strangling Small Businesses
April 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Tibet
April 10, 2013 Risch Statement on President's Budget Proposal
April 9, 2013 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript - Filibuster and Guns
April 3, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Risch Affirms Protection of Second Amendment Rights
March 15, 2013 Senator Risch Cosponsors Amendment to Protect Essential Services from Sequestration
March 14, 2013 Letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta - Local Contract Control Tower Closures
March 14, 2013 Bipartisan Group, Calls for Approval of Keystone XL Permit
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Amendment To Protect Economy, Public Safety From Unnecessary Sequestration Furloughs
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Hydropower Bill
Feb. 27, 2013 Graves and Risch Challenge the President to Stop Politicizing Sequestration's Effects on Small Businesses
Feb. 26, 2013 36 Senators Urge EU to Eliminate Loophole in Iran Sanctions
Feb. 21, 2013 Inauguration Day Statement by Senator Jim Risch
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Withdraw Hagel Nomination
Feb. 14, 2013 Senators Introduce Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
Feb. 13, 2013 Barrasso, Risch Bill Will Increase Hydropower Development, Create Rural Jobs
Feb. 12, 2013 Risch Comments on State of the Union Speech
Feb. 8, 2013 Crapo and Risch Co-Sponsor Grazing Improvement Act
Feb. 7, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Labor and Health Care
Feb. 7, 2013 FOX "Hannity" Transcript: Foreign Policy
Feb. 1, 2013 Idaho Senators Oppose Debt Limit Suspension
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species
Jan. 23, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 17, 2013 Simpson, Crapo and Risch Ask for Greek Yogurt Inclusion
Jan. 16, 2013 Senator Risch Statement on Gun Control Proposals
Jan. 1, 2013 Idaho Senators Comment on Fiscal Cliff Vote
Dec. 21, 2012 Passage of the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
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