Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

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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 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 Letter to James Jones, Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding Chemical Risk Assessments 6/25/14 The Washington Examiner - President Obama is Giving America the John Beale Style of Government 6/25/14 Senators: EPA is Cherry-Picking Science in New Chemical Risk Assessment 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 EPW Republicans Request Hearing on President's Proposed Cap-and-Trade Rule 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 6/18/14 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 6/13/14 Vitter, Issa: McCarthy Must Require EPA Employees to Cooperate with IG 6/12/14 Vitter Has RESTORE Act Meeting with Commerce Secretary 6/10/14 Senators Boxer and Vitter Applaud Signing of Water Infrastructure Bill into Law 6/10/14 Vitter: Signing of Water Infrastructure Bill into Law is Proud Moment 6/06/14 Vitter Calls Obama's Climate Assessment More Political than Scientific 6/06/14 Letter to Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany - Germany Lifting Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing Should Be Wake Up Call 6/04/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Cap-and-Trade Rule 6/03/14 Letter to Christopher Frey, Chair of the EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee & Ozone Review Panel - Ozone Standards 6/02/14 Vitter: Cap and Trade is Back with All Pain, No Gain 6/02/14 Vitter: Cap and Trade is Back with All Pain, No Gain 5/28/14 Vitter, Senators Want Ozone Standards Developed Openly, Seek States' Input On Process 5/28/14 Vitter: EPA, Army Corps Deceive Public on Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule 5/27/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Obstructs Congressional Oversight of Politicized FOIA Fee Waiver Process 5/23/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform 5/22/14 Senators Boxer and Vitter Applaud Final Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Water Infrastructure Bill 5/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Enivironmental Protection Agency - Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations 5/22/14 WRRDA Conference Report 5/22/14 WRRDA Conference Report 5/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Halt Coal Killing Rule 5/22/14 Vitter: WRRDA Passes Overwhelmingly 91 - 7 5/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Regarding EPA Regulations on Coal 5/21/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Contractor Abuses Role, Intentionally Delays Approval for American Businesses 5/20/14 Vitter: WRRDA Clears House With Overwhelming Support 5/20/14 Vitter: WRRDA Clears House With Overwhelming Support 5/19/14 Vitter: EPA's Cooling Water Rule Newest Attack on Base Load Power