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: Coastal Restoration Issue Positon: Fighting Wasteful Government Spending 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 8/26/14 Letter to Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency - Requesting Further Information Over Chemical Risk Assessment 8/25/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Allowing Old Rig to Remain as Artificial Reef in Gulf of Mexico 8/20/14 Vitter: Latest Lawsuit Highlights Need to Modernize Endangered Species Act 8/15/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA's Preemptive Veto Decision on Pebble Mine 8/15/14 Vitter Summary Statement for New Orleans Field Briefing on EPA's Proposed Waters Rule 8/13/14 Vitter Announces RESTORE Act Recovery Funds to Finally Start Flowing 8/11/14 Issa, Vitter: GAO Report Confirms EPA Fudges Costs of Regulations 8/10/14 The Times-Picayune - FEMA Should Reduce Administrative Costs on Flood Policies, Boost Participation 8/05/14 Vitter Summary Statement for Baton Rouge Field Briefing on EPA Plan to Lower Ozone Standard 8/05/14 Washington Examiner - The Hidden Persuaders of the Environmental Elite 7/31/14 Vitter: New Study Shows Lowering Ozone Standard Would Devastate U.S. Economy 7/30/14 Vitter Urges FEMA to Enforce Flood Insurance Requirements, Make Program Sustainable 7/29/14 Vitter Urges Obama Administration to Get Moving on RESTORE Act Implementation, Treat Louisiana Fairly 7/29/14 Vitter to Continue Blocking Army Nominee Until Explosives Removed from Camp Minden 7/29/14 Hearing of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee - Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change 7/28/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Blocking Transparent, Thorough Evaluation of Proposed Ozone Standards 7/23/14 The Washington Times - Our Ports and Waterways Key to a Vibrant Economy 7/18/14 Vitter Lauds Australia's Decision to Repeal Carbon Tax 7/18/14 Vitter Denounces EPA's Outrageous Proposal to Preemptively Shut Down Mining Project 7/17/14 Vitter to Block Army Nominee Until They Clean Up Mess at Camp Minden 7/17/14 Letter to Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Camp Minden Cleanup 7/16/14 Vitter: Withdrawal of EPA Wage Garnishment Rule Was No-Brainer 7/16/14 Barrasso-Vitter Introduce Bill to Block EPA From Using Secret Science to Justify Regulations 7/11/14 Letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Concerns Regarding Mitigation Banks 7/10/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Adverse Comments on EPA's Administrative Wage Garnishment Direct Final Rule 7/08/14 Vitter Announces Mississippi River Deeping Project Moving Forward 7/07/14 Vitter Provisions Included in Senate Sportsmen's Act 7/01/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Fireworks Regulations 6/26/14 Letter to Nancy Stoner, Acting Assistant Administrator of the EPA's Office of Water - Regarding Stormwater Regulations on Military Bases 6/25/14 Senators: EPA is Cherry-Picking Science in New Chemical Risk Assessment 6/25/14 The Washington Examiner - President Obama is Giving America the John Beale Style of Government 6/25/14 Letter to James Jones, Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding Chemical Risk Assessments 6/24/14 Vitter Questions FEMA on Alleged Slow-Walking of Nuclear Plant Safety Reviews 6/24/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive 6/24/14 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Regarding Support for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6/23/14 Vitter: SCOTUS Ruling Grants EPA Enough Leniency to Continue Making Up Numbers, Science 6/23/14 Vitter, Thune, Boozman, Rubio: Put Brakes on Critical Habitat Rules 6/19/14 Senators Introduce Bill to Halt EPA Takeover of Water 6/19/14 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, and Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Regarding Extending the Comment Period on Critical Habitat Designations 6/19/14 EPW Republicans Request Hearing on President's Proposed Cap-and-Trade Rule 6/18/14 Vitter Meets with Coal Miners Concerned About Losing Jobs 6/18/14 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Regarding a Hearing About the President's Clean Power Plan 6/16/14 Letter to Francesca Grifo, Science Integrity Official for the EPA - Regarding Research on Air Regulations 6/16/14 Vitter Seeks Additional Information Related to Scientific Credibility Concerns at EPA