Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
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Issue Position: Agriculture & Seafood 10/24/14 Vitter: Crawfish Processors Will Be Compensated $19 Million 9/25/14 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corp of Engineers - Fix Mitigation Problem for Agriculture 9/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Increasingly Negative Agricultural and Economic Impacts Resulting from Agency's Analysis for Certain Pesticides 9/22/14 Vitter: EPA's Incomplete Pesticides Analysis Killing American Jobs & Farms 9/22/14 Letter to Richard Hansen, District Commander and District Engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers - Modified Charleston Method Reform Recommendations 4/10/14 Vitter: Effort to Update Decades-Old Fishery Levels Progresses 4/10/14 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions 3/28/14 Vitter: Sugar Industry's Complaint of Foul Play by Mexico's Sugar Producers Needs Federal Attention 3/17/14 Letter to Dr. Francesca Grifo, Science Integrity Official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Secret Science in Air Regulations 1/29/14 Vitter's Food Stamp Amendment to Farm Bill Passes House 12/23/13 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions 11/07/13 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection 10/25/13 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill 10/24/13 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - NOAA Leadership Needs to Implement Overdue Fisheries Policies in Gulf of Mexico 10/23/13 Vitter: Another Layer of Secrecy Added to Fish & Wildlife Services' Endangered Species Listin 10/18/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Explain Marketing Assistance Loan Program Disruption 10/17/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Marketing Assistance Loans 5/02/13 Letter to Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Urge Dept. of Commerce to Address Red Snapper Fishery Before Relationships Further Decline 5/29/12 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture 4/27/12 Vitter's View: Let Family Farmers Farm 12/02/11 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration 6/27/11 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Concerns over the Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Rule 3/24/11 Letter to Ken Feinberg Feinberg Rosen, LLP 4/30/10 Vitter Urges Government Agencies, BP to Streamline Cleanup Operation 12/21/09 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture And Ron Kirk, Ambassador, Office Of The United States Trade Representative 12/17/09 Vitter Applauds Award of Economic Assistance to Louisiana Dairy Farmers 8/05/09 Vitter Attaches Seafood Amendment to Agriculture Bill 3/23/09 Letter to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad and Ranking Member Judd Gregg 3/19/09 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture 3/19/09 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Food Assistance and Fostering Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Development in Less-Developed Countries 2/09/09 Letter to The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture 5/23/08 Vitter's View: Supporting the Farm Bill 5/22/08 Vitter Applauds Senate Vote to Override Farm Bill Veto 5/05/08 Letter to Stephen Johnson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Re: Flexibility in Ethanol Mandates to Lower Food Prices 4/25/08 Vitter Works with Strain to Address Pointe Coupee Flooding 4/25/08 Vitter Testifies at U.S.-China Commission on Seafood Safety and Trade 4/24/08 Vitter Helps Pass China Seafood Import Protection Act 6/29/07 Vitter Applauds FDA Ban on Chinese Seafood 4/11/07 Vitter Announces Clarification from Treasury that will Benefit Louisiana Rice Farmers and Millers 2/08/07 Vitter Introduces Bill to Allow Sale of Louisiana Pet Turtles 12/05/06 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007 7/18/06 Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006 7/18/06 Letter to Senate Majority Leader William Frist 5/17/06 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006 - Part 1 - 7/13/04 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005 1/01/11 Issue Position: Agriculture