Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Sr, Republican
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Issue Position: Coastal Restoration Issue Positon: Fighting Wasteful Government Spending 2/19/15 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Defend Hurricane Victims, Relieve Home Repair Costs 2/09/15 Vitter Coauthors Bipartisan Disaster Victim Fairness Act 2/06/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Legality of Flood Standard Executive Order 1/26/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Flood Insurance Prices for Small Businesses 1/23/15 Vitter Honors Environmentally Conscious Printing & Graphics Firm as Small Business of the Week 1/22/15 Vitter, Manchin Introduce Legislation to Protect Regulatory Process from Political Bias 1/21/15 Vitter, Cassidy Introduce OCS Revenue Sharing Increase Amendment to Keystone 1/20/15 What You Probably Won't Hear During SOTU 1/13/15 Shreveport Times - Camp Minden Burn Needs Greater EPA Assurance 1/12/15 Letter to Ron Curry, Administrator of Region 6, U.S. EPA and Peggy Hatch, Secretary of Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality - Camp Minden Explosives 12/19/14 Vitter Delivers for Louisiana Businesses as Top Republican on Senate Environment Committee 12/18/14 Vitter: Obama Administration Tries to Sneak In 2010 NEPA-GHG Guidance Before the Holidays 12/18/14 Vitter Gets Key Reforms at EPA as Top Republican on EPW 12/17/14 Vitter Passes Major Legislation as Top Republican on EPW 12/10/14 Vitter: NRDC Showing EPA How to Force Through "One-Size-Fits-All' Carbon Rule 12/03/14 Vitter Files Amicus Brief to Protect Louisiana Private Property Rights from Clean Water Act Overreach 12/03/14 Amicus Brief - Kent Recycling Services, LLC v. US Corps of Engineers 12/02/14 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - S. 2911, the Super Pollutant Act of 2014 12/02/14 Hearing of the Water and Wildlife Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Innovation and the Utilities of the Future: How Local Water Treatment Facilities are Leading the Way to Better Manage Wastewater and Water Supplies 12/01/14 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Thomas P. Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers - Draft Restrictions on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel 11/25/14 Vitter Submits Comments on Controversial EPA Carbon Rule 11/22/14 Monroe News Star - Letter: Senator Proud of Storm Effort 11/21/14 Vitter: EPA Delay on RFS Mandate Shows Recognition of Flawed Program 11/20/14 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - Ensuring Environmental Protection Agency Does Not Proceed with Air Quality Standard before Cost-Benefit Analysis 11/19/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Warm Air Furnace Regulations 11/13/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Opposing EPA's Proposed Waters Rule 11/12/14 Vitter: The Obama-China Climate "Deal" Gives China Free Pass on Carbon Emissions 10/30/14 Vitter: 3 Obama EPA's Policies That Will Have Long-Lasting Effects 10/30/14 Vitter Supports Group's Effort to Protect Landowners from "Waters of the U.S." Abuse 10/29/14 EPW Republicans Reports Scrutinize EPA Tactics, Environmental Collusion 10/24/14 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs - U.S. Brick Jobs 10/23/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Obama Administration Is Intentionally Misleading Americans on Proposed Water Rule 10/17/14 Daily Caller - Romance In Obamaland: The EPA and The NRDC's Beyond-Cozy Conspiracy 10/14/14 Environmental Collusion: Vitter Releases Emails Between EPA and NRDC on Collusion to Develop Carbon Rule 10/08/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, and Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Withdrawing Endangered Species Act Rules 9/24/14 Vitter: On 9th Anniversary of Hurricane Rita, Southwest Louisiana Seeing Incredible Growth 9/24/14 The Hill - Drowning Our Property Rights: EPA's Misuse of the Clean Water Act 9/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Increasingly Negative Agricultural and Economic Impacts Resulting from Agency's Analysis for Certain Pesticides 9/22/14 Vitter: EPA's Incomplete Pesticides Analysis Killing American Jobs & Farms 9/22/14 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers - Modified Charleston Method Reform Recommendations 9/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Climate Change 9/16/14 Vitter: GAO Report Shows Administration's War on Coal is Real Threat 9/11/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - More Time for Public Comment on EPA Power Plant Emissions Rules 9/11/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Extended Comment Period for EPA's Carbon Emissions Rule 9/08/14 Hearing of the Water and Wildlife Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Examining the Strategy for Achieving the Goals of the New Voluntary Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement 9/03/14 Vitter Releases Documents Demonstrating Close Relationship Between EPA, NRDC 9/02/14 Letter to Frances Beinecke, President of the Natural Resources Defense Council - Investigating Improper NRDC Influence Over EPA 9/02/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Investigating Improper NRDC Influence Over EPA