Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements


Full Name: David B. Vitter
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Position: Crime and Drugs Issue Position: Closing of Guantanamo Bay Issue Position: Second Amendment Rights 8/22/14 Vitter: Obama Administration Releases Illegal Immigrant Criminals in Louisiana 6/12/14 Vitter Joins Inhofe, Senators to Introduce Bill to Close Catch-and-Release Loophole 5/29/14 Vitter Meets with Stanford Ponzi Scheme Victims in Baton Rouge 5/07/14 Vitter: Beale Investigation Continues, New Scrutiny from U.S. House 5/02/14 Letter to Robert Brenner, Employee of Environmental Protection Agency - John Beale's Fraudulent Activity at the EPA 3/10/14 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services - Investigation into Big PhRMA Allegedly Paying FDA for Drug Approval Process 1/29/14 Vitter's Food Stamp Amendment to Farm Bill Passes House 1/15/14 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman Committee on Environment and Public Works - Schedule Oversight Hearing of EPA Fraud & Mismanagement Surrounding John Beale Saga 12/17/13 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Nominations 10/30/13 Letter to Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and Secretary of Children and Family Services Suzy Sonnier - EBT Card Fraud 10/22/13 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Environmental Protection Agency and Conducting Criminal Investigations 7/23/13 Vitter Amendment Would Disqualify Violent Criminals from Federal Housing Assistance 7/23/13 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 6/26/13 Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act 6/18/13 Vitter Amendment to Gang of 8 Bill to Make Illegals Convicted of Crimes against Women, Children ineligible for Immigrant status 6/18/13 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act--Continued-- 10/03/12 Holding BP Accountable For Oil Spill Cleanup 6/20/12 Blumenthal Hails Passage of Legislation to Make Attendance at Animal Fights a Crime 6/12/12 Vitter Thanks Legislature, Governor for Solution on Legacy Lawsuits 3/23/12 The Times-Picayune - Saints' Situation Has Senate's Attention 3/07/12 Hearing of the Capital Markets Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee - Ongoing Problems at the Securities Investor Protection Corporation 12/06/11 Reuters - SEC is Urged to Sue Over Stanford Victims' Claims 7/07/11 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States 6/14/11 Vitter to Block SEC Nominees Until Stanford Victims Get Answers 1/31/11 Vitter Introduces Bills to Combat Voter Fraud, Restrict ACORN-related Organizations 7/06/10 Vitter Comments on DOJ Lawsuit Against Arizona 4/19/10 Vitter Reacts to IG Report on Stanford Ponzi Scheme 11/17/09 Vitter Recognized for Efforts to Combat Drunk Driving 9/18/09 Vitter's View: Continuing Welfare Reforms 9/17/09 Vitter Offers Anti-Gang Amendment to Housing Spending Bill 8/07/09 Vitter's View: Ensuring Safety for Our School Children 7/29/09 Vitter Announces Senate Banking Committee Hearing on Stanford to be Held in Baton Rouge 7/22/09 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010 11/20/08 Senate Resolution 716--Acknowledging the Accomplishments and Goals of the Youth Impact Program 9/18/08 Unanimous-Consent Request -- S. Res. 626 7/11/08 Vitter's View: Protecting Our Children 5/21/08 Vitter Applauds Passage of Bill to Combat Child Pornography 5/17/08 Vitter Leads Effort to Secure $50 Million in Adam Walsh Funding to Combat Child Predators 4/22/08 Vitter Introduces Bill to Combat Child Pornography 4/12/08 Vitter Offers Amendment to Fund Adam Walsh Act 4/07/08 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: JAG Funding 3/31/08 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: Restore Byrne/JAG Grants for State and Local Law Enforcement in Supplemental Appropriations Bill 2/13/08 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008--Conference Report--Resumed 9/05/07 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Advising Seniors About Their Money: Who Is Qualified and Who Is Not? 6/20/07 Vitter Testifies at Committee Hearing on Post-Katrina Crime 6/19/07 Vitter to Testify at Committee Hearing on Post-Katrina Crime 3/23/07 Vitter's View: Protecting Our Second Amendment Rights