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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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 8, 2014 VA Crisis Creeps into Louisiana
June 30, 2014 Vitter: Supreme Court Reaffirms Religious Freedom in Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate Ruling
June 30, 2014 A Victory for Religious Liberty
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Veterans Affairs
June 17, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffiin, Acting Inspector General of Veterans Affairs - VA Secret Waiting Lists
June 16, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Non-Profit Patient Assistance Programs
June 16, 2014 Vitter, Cassidy: Administration Needs to Treat Charitable Non-Profits Equally Under Obamacare
June 11, 2014 Vitter Continues to Push VA for Information on Death of Louisiana Veteran
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 11, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Information on Death of Louisiana Veteran
June 11, 2014 Vitter Passes Lafayette and Lake Charles Clinics Through the Senate
June 9, 2014 VA Wait Time Audit Requested by Vitter Shows Negligence in System
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 5, 2014 Vitter Gets VA Clinic Authorization Included in Final VA Bill
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 3, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Regarding 2011 Death at New Orleans VA Hospital
May 30, 2014 Vitter: Shinseki Resignation is Important First Step
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Regarding Wait Times in Louisiana Veterans Facilities
May 21, 2014 Letter to Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff - Regarding VA Controversy
May 19, 2014 Letter to Steve Scalise, Charles Boustany, and Vance McAllister, United States Representatives for Louisiana - Regarding the Nomination of Sylvia Burwell for Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 14, 2014 Cassidy, Vitter Urge Administration to Treat Charitable Non-Profits Fairly Under Obamacare
May 13, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Help Low Income Patients Afford Health Care
May 7, 2014 Vitter Continues Push to Authorize VA Clinics, Blocked by Senate Democrat
May 1, 2014 Nomination of Nancy L. Moritz to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
April 14, 2014 Vitter Meetings Get Army Commitment to Keep Ft. Polk Hospital Open
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 1, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Better Access to Affordable Medical Equipment to People with Disabilities
March 26, 2014 Vitter Continues Fight to Authorize Lafayette and Lake Charles VA Clinics
March 13, 2014 Vitter Gets Low Income Children with Disabilities Prioritized in Child Care Bill
March 12, 2014 Vitter: Child Care Legislation Should Prioritize Low Income Children with Disabilities
March 11, 2014 Unanimous Consent Request - H.R. 3521
March 10, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services - Investigation into Big PhRMA Allegedly Paying FDA for Drug Approval Process
March 6, 2014 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mark Taubman, Dean, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center - FDA Pay-to-Play Deals with Pharmaceutical Cos.
Feb. 12, 2014 Vitter Amendment to Veterans' Cost of Living Adjustment would Authorize Lafayette, Lake Charles VA Clinics
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
Aug. 27, 2013 Sens. Vitter, Enzi to Introduce Legislation to Stop Obamacare "Fix" for Washington
Aug. 6, 2013 GAO Agrees to Investigate Tax Dollars Going to Planned Parenthood
July 30, 2013 Roll Call - A Bipartisan Breakthrough to Update Chemical Safety Law
July 1, 2013 Newsletter - From David's Desk: June 2013 Roundup
June 17, 2013 Vitter: Supreme Court Decision on Prescription Drugs "Pay for Delay" is Major Step to Lowering Prices
May 22, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reach Agreement to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws
April 25, 2013 Vitter Amendment Would End Obamacare Exemption for Obama Appointees
March 22, 2013 Johnson Offers Amendments to Protect Taxpayers
March 7, 2013 Heller, Vitter Introduce Mobile Mammography Promotion Act
March 7, 2013 Vitter Introduces, Coauthors Series of Health Care Bills
Feb. 25, 2013 Black, Olson & Vitter Demand Answers, Call for GAO Report to Protect Women's Health Care and Taxpayer Dollars
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