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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

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
Aug. 15, 2014 Vitter Summary Statement for New Orleans Field Briefing on EPA's Proposed Waters Rule
Aug. 10, 2014 The Times-Picayune - FEMA Should Reduce Administrative Costs on Flood Policies, Boost Participation
July 30, 2014 Vitter Urges FEMA to Enforce Flood Insurance Requirements, Make Program Sustainable
July 24, 2014 Letter to Tamara Gray, Director of the Special Applications Center for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HANO Request to Sell Excess Properties
July 11, 2014 Letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Concerns Regarding Mitigation Banks
May 8, 2014 Vitter Meets with FEMA to Push Plans to Implement Flood Insurance Policy Protection
May 8, 2014 New Orleans Times-Picayune - FEMA Tells Congress It has Returned to Old Flood Insurance Rate Tables to Reflect New Law
May 6, 2014 Vitter Welcomes News of FEMA's Decision to Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
March 12, 2014 Vitter Very Hopeful Senate Can Pass Flood Fix Today or Tomorrow
March 6, 2014 Vitter Pushes House Flood Insurance Bill on Senate Floor
March 6, 2014 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics
March 5, 2014 Vitter: Senate Must Vote on House Flood Insurance Bill ASAP
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jia Tongchun, General Manager of the Taishan Gypsum Company - Warner, Kaine Press Chinese Drywall Manufacturer to Take Care of Virginia Consumers
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Protect Taxpayers from Trust Fund Bailouts for Fannie, Freddie
Feb. 24, 2014 Vitter Supports New House Flood Insurance Fix Bill
Feb. 11, 2014 Vitter Applauds Court Decision Against Chinese Drywall Manufacturer
Jan. 30, 2014 Vitter Helps Lead Passage of Bipartisan Flood Insurance Fix
Jan. 29, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Dec. 28, 2013 Abuse of Endangered Species Act threatens American's Private Property Rights
Dec. 17, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Nominations
Oct. 31, 2013 Vitter to Oppose FHFA Nominee Mel Watt
Oct. 29, 2013 Menendez, Isakson Lead Bipartisan Coalition to Protect Homeowners From Flood Insurance Rate Spike
Sept. 25, 2013 Vitter Says Taxpayers Should Not Bail Out Broke FHA
July 31, 2013 Vitter Includes Stronger Reforms to FHA in Senate Banking Committee Bill
July 30, 2013 Vitter to Push for Tough FHA Reforms to Avoid Future Bailouts
July 24, 2013 Vitter Wants Secret FHA Stress Test Information, Galante Agreed to Provide
July 23, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 23, 2013 Vitter Amendment Would Disqualify Violent Criminals from Federal Housing Assistance
July 1, 2013 Newsletter - From David's Desk: June 2013 Roundup
June 12, 2013 Senators Say Bureau of Land Management Depriving Nevada Rancher of Water Rights
June 6, 2013 Vitter-Cochran Bill Introduced to Protect Against Dramatic Flood Insurance Increases
June 5, 2013 Vitter to Introduce Flood Insurance Rate Fix in Senate Banking Committee, Gets Commitment for a Hearing with FEMA
June 4, 2013 National Flood Insurance
April 11, 2013 Vitter: FHA Bailout Proposal in President's Budget is a Lowlight of an Irresponsible Budget
April 11, 2013 Vitter: FHA Bailout Proposal in President's Budget is a Lowlight of an Irresponsible Budget
March 14, 2013 Corker, Warner, Vitter, Warren Introduce "Jumpstart GSE Reform Act"
Feb. 25, 2013 Vitter Applauds Court Decision Blocking Interior's Attempt to Close an Oyster Farm
Nov. 16, 2012 Vitter Calls for FHA Reforms to Avoid Billions in Bailout
July 31, 2012 Vitter Applauds FHFA in Denying Fannie and Freddie Taxpayer Bailout
June 20, 2012 Vitter: Flood Insurance Up Next on Senate Floor
April 17, 2012 Letter to Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury
Feb. 28, 2012 Vitter Says Reforms to FHA, Not a Bailout, Needed to Revive Housing Market
Dec. 16, 2011 Vitter Introduces Bill to Reform Federal Housing Administration, Prevent Bailout
Nov. 17, 2011 Vitter Opposes Conference Report, Says it Doesn't Reduce Spending
Nov. 15, 2011 Congress Needs to Reform Mortgage Entities, End Taxpayer Bailouts
Oct. 6, 2011 Letter to Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State - Opposing a Second United Nations Tower in New York
Sept. 28, 2011 Letter to Secretary Salazar and Director Bromwich
March 15, 2011 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011 - Continued
March 15, 2011 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011
Feb. 11, 2011 Vitter: Protect Taxpayers from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Failures
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