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: No to Automatic Pay Raises for Congress 8/05/14 Washington Examiner - The Hidden Persuaders of the Environmental Elite 7/24/14 Vitter: NRC Nominees Need Scrutiny 7/17/14 Letter to David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States - Administration's Epidemic of Hard Drive Crashes 5/28/14 Vitter, Senators Want Ozone Standards Developed Openly, Seek States' Input On Process 5/27/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Obstructs Congressional Oversight of Politicized FOIA Fee Waiver Process 5/14/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Transparency is Crucial During Development of Climate Change Report 2/26/14 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency - OIG Investigation into EPA'S Failed Attempt to Shutdown Hydraulic Fracturing 2/20/14 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency - OIG Report 2/19/14 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General, Environmental Proteciton Agency - OIG Report Neglects to Address Cronyism with Clean Air Advisors 2/18/14 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency - Activities of the OIG 1/15/14 Vitter: Bristol Bay Assessment Shows EPA's Disdain for Business Investment and Regulatory Process 1/14/14 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Office of Management and Budget - Review of Social Cost of Carbon Estimates is Insufficient 12/17/13 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Nominations 11/22/13 EPA Decision to Continue Violating Administrative Procedure Act 11/08/13 EPA Goes Silent On Document Request After Asking White House for Guidance 10/29/13 Vitter to Oppose OPM Nominee, Urges Colleagues to Oppose 10/23/13 Louisiana Delegation Pushes For Transparency in HealthCare.gov 10/16/13 Vitter to Oppose Senate Deal on CR, Debt Ceiling 10/15/13 Letter to Justin Shur, Molo Lamken LLP - EPA Bonuses and Relationship with Beale 10/01/13 Vitter: EPA Needs More Oversight, Transparency to Fix Broken Internal Management Practices 9/30/13 Letter to Chairman Barbara Boxer, Committee on Environment & Public Works - EPA Management Practices Allowing Theft & Fraud 9/27/13 Vitter: EPA Employee's Theft & Fraud Case Turns Eyes on EPA Leadership 9/26/13 Vitter Introduces "No Washington Exemption from Obamacare" to CR 9/24/13 Letter to Chairman Barbara Boxer, Committee on Environment & Public Works - Recent Fraud at EPA 9/18/13 Rep. Terry, Sen. Vitter Introduce Bill to Ensure Checks and Balances at NRC 9/10/13 Sens. Vitter, Enzi to Introduce Legislation to Stop a Washington Exemption from Obamacare 8/27/13 Sens. Vitter, Enzi to Introduce Legislation to Stop Obamacare "Fix" for Washington 8/27/13 Letter to Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins, Jr., EPA - EPA Fraud Case 8/23/13 Vitter: Massive Fraud at EPA's Air Office 8/15/13 Letter to Vice President Lisa Jackson, Apple Inc - EPA Freedom of Information Requests 8/14/13 Washington Free Beacon - Lisa Jackson Contacted Lobbyist from Private Email 8/14/13 Vitter: EPA's Email Trouble Continues, More Lisa Jackson Email Abuse 8/05/13 Black, Vitter, Olson, and Smith Applaud GAO Decision to Investigate Planned Parenthood Funding 8/01/13 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation 7/29/13 Vitter: After EPA FOIA Failures, DOJ Commits EPA to Higher Standard, More Accountability 7/17/13 Vitter Opposes Moving Forward on Perez Labor Nomination Wednesday, July 17, 2013 7/17/13 Letter to Commissioner Galante - Hidden Reprot 7/17/13 Nomination of Thomas Edward Perez to be Secretary of Labor 7/16/13 Vitter Voices Support for Attorneys General FOIA Lawsuit Against EPA 7/09/13 Vitter, EPW Republicans Get Major Agreements from EPA on 5 Transparency Requests 6/18/13 Investigation: Free Government Cell Phones Handed Out to People Who Say They'll Sell Them for Drugs, Shoes, Handbags 6/10/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator of the Office of Air and Radiation - Vitter: McCarthy Took Pledge to Provide Documents Related to Transparency Requests 6/05/13 Vote on NRC Nominee Delayed While Democrats Await Documents 5/16/13 Letter to the International and Tribal Affairs Assistant Administrator Michelle J. DePass - EPA Political Appointee's Potential Violations 5/07/13 Vitter, Inhofe Introduce Bill to End Free Cell Phone Welfare Program 5/01/13 Vitter: American People Want Access to Federal Government Data and Decision Process 5/01/13 Vitter Releases New Richard Windsor Email Findings 4/29/13 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Bob Perciasepe - Transparency in EPA's Relationship with Environmental Groups 4/29/13 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Bob Perciasepe - Pressing EPA for Transparency in its Relationship with Environmental Groups