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David Vitter's Public Statements

Full Name: David B. Vitter
Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Wendy; 4 Children: Sophie, Lise, Airey, Jack
Birth Date: 05/03/1961
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Metairie, LA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Let Freedom Ring USA: Cut, Cap, Balance Pledge
Issue Position: Coastal Restoration
Issue Position: Taxes
Issue Position: Border Security
Issue Position: Plans for Job Creation
Issue Position: The Second Amendment: A Way of Life Under Siege
Issue Position: Crime and Drugs
Issue Position: Veterans Affairs
Issue Position: Second Amendment Rights
Issue Position: Closing of Guantanamo Bay
Issue Position: Women & Family
Issue Position: Education
Issue Positon: Fighting Wasteful Government Spending
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Positions: TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party Days
Issue Position: Budget
Issue Positon: Affordable Prescription Drugs vs. Socialized Medicine
Issue Position: Card Check: Destroying American Business, One Coerced Signature at a Time
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Fighting Illegal Immigration: Renewing E-Verify
Issue Position: Small Business & Economic Development
Issue Position: Life & Values
Issue Position: Protecting the Rights of the Unborn
Issue Position: No to Automatic Pay Raises for Congress
Issue Position: Agriculture & Seafood
Issue Position: Social Security
Aug. 25, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Allowing Old Rig to Remain as Artificial Reef in Gulf of Mexico
Aug. 20, 2014 Vitter: Latest Lawsuit Highlights Need to Modernize Endangered Species Act
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Strengthen Restrictions on Emergency Lending Authority
Aug. 18, 2014 Vitter: Gulf Council Considers Red Snapper Allocation Pushed by NY Based Environmental Activist Group
Aug. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA's Preemptive Veto Decision on Pebble Mine
Aug. 15, 2014 Vitter Summary Statement for New Orleans Field Briefing on EPA's Proposed Waters Rule
Aug. 14, 2014 Vitter Calls on Reid to Come Back in Session, Vote on Border Crisis Bills
Aug. 13, 2014 Vitter Announces RESTORE Act Recovery Funds to Finally Start Flowing
Aug. 11, 2014 Issa, Vitter: GAO Report Confirms EPA Fudges Costs of Regulations
Aug. 10, 2014 The Times-Picayune - FEMA Should Reduce Administrative Costs on Flood Policies, Boost Participation
Aug. 5, 2014 Washington Examiner - The Hidden Persuaders of the Environmental Elite
Aug. 5, 2014 Vitter's View: It's Past Time for Term Limits
Aug. 5, 2014 Vitter Summary Statement for Baton Rouge Field Briefing on EPA Plan to Lower Ozone Standard
July 31, 2014 Vitter: Final Vets Bill Passes Senate, Includes VA Clinics for Lafayette, Lake Charles
July 31, 2014 Vitter: New Study Shows Lowering Ozone Standard Would Devastate U.S. Economy
July 31, 2014 Vitter and Brown: GAO Report Confirms Wall Street Megabanks Receive Taxpayer-Funded Advantage that Widens at Times of Crisis
July 31, 2014 Release: Obama Administration Is Hiding Numbers of Illegals in Louisiana
July 30, 2014 Vitter Urges FEMA to Enforce Flood Insurance Requirements, Make Program Sustainable
July 30, 2014 Vitter Introduces Legislation to Stop Illegal Immigrants from Receiving Obamacare, Tuition Tax Credits
July 29, 2014 Vitter to Continue Blocking Army Nominee Until Explosives Removed from Camp Minden
July 29, 2014 Vitter Urges Obama Administration to Get Moving on RESTORE Act Implementation, Treat Louisiana Fairly
July 29, 2014 Hearing of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee - Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change
July 29, 2014 Chinese Drywall
July 29, 2014 Executive Session
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