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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

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
July 23, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Pay-for-Delay Deals: Limiting Competition and Costing Consumers"
July 11, 2012 Vitter: White House, PhRMA Made Deals to Kill Prescription Drug Reimportation
May 31, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Oct. 20, 2011 Vitter Statement on Drug Reimportation Amendment Vote
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Sept. 10, 2010 Letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Food and Drug Administration
July 30, 2010 Vitter's View: Potential Early Signs of Obamacare Rationing
June 30, 2010 Letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg
Jan. 12, 2010 Vitter Applauds Work of MADD Louisiana
Dec. 15, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009--Resumed
Dec. 11, 2009 Vitter's View: Access to Cheaper Prescription Drugs Would Provide Real Health Care Relief
Dec. 9, 2009 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009--Motion To Proceed-Continued
Oct. 15, 2009 Vitter, Shaheen Introduce Legislation to Get Affordable Drugs in Consumer Hands Faster
Sept. 18, 2009 Vitter's View: Continuing Welfare Reforms
Sept. 16, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 10, 2009 Vitter Applauds Senate Approval of His Provision to Allow Americans to Import Lower-Cost Prescription Drugs
July 10, 2009 Wall Street Journal - Vitter Prevails in Prescription-Drug Debate
July 9, 2009 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
June 10, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
March 26, 2009 Senators Announce Bipartisan Proposal to Bring Generic Biologic Drugs to Market, Saving Billions in Medicare Costs
July 30, 2008 Vitter Introduces Welfare Drug Test Bill
April 7, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: JAG Funding
March 13, 2008 Vitter Offers Drug Reimportation Amendment
March 13, 2008 Congress Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2009--Continued
Oct. 24, 2007 Senate Accepts Vitter Reimportation Amendment to LHHSE Appropriations Bill
Oct. 17, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008, Continued --
Aug. 3, 2007 Vitter's View: Helping Families Access Cheaper Prescription Drugs
July 26, 2007 Senate Passes Vitter's Reimportation Amendment
July 25, 2007 Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008
Jan. 12, 2007 Vitter's View: Helping Seniors
Jan. 10, 2007 Vitter Reintroduces Comprehensive Reimportation Legislation
Dec. 5, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
Sept. 27, 2006 U.S. Senator David Vitter Scores Major Victory for Drug Reimportation
July 11, 2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007
July 11, 2006 U.S. Senate Approves Vitter's Amendment on Drug Reimportation
April 11, 2006 Letter to The Honorable Christopher S. Bond Chairman Transportation, Treasury, the Judiciary, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies and
July 13, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Crime and Drugs
Issue Positon: Affordable Prescription Drugs vs. Socialized Medicine
Issue Position: Crime and Drugs
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