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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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
April 10, 2014 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions
April 10, 2014 Vitter: Effort to Update Decades-Old Fishery Levels Progresses
March 11, 2014 Letter to Members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation - Nominee Rhea Suh
March 6, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Dan Ashe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service - Endangered Species Law Must Be Considered For Proposed NSPS for Power Plants
Feb. 11, 2014 Vitter Responds to La. House Delegation Opposition to Interior Nominee Suh
Feb. 6, 2014 Vitter: One Step Closer to Updating Decades-Old Allocation Levels for Gulf Coast Fishermen
Dec. 28, 2013 Abuse of Endangered Species Act threatens American's Private Property Rights
Dec. 6, 2013 Interior Department Releases Rule to Allow Wind Farms To Kill Eagles for 30 Years
Nov. 25, 2013 Department of Justice Responds to Senators' Letter from January Requesting Clarification of Department Policy for Selectively Enforcing the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran - Foreign Catfish Inspection
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - NOAA Leadership Needs to Implement Overdue Fisheries Policies in Gulf of Mexico
Oct. 23, 2013 Vitter: Another Layer of Secrecy Added to Fish & Wildlife Services' Endangered Species Listin
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA & Doug Gregory, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council - Lionfish Spread Threatens Fish Populations
Sept. 6, 2013 Vitter: Louisiana Takes Bold Step to Put State in Control of Red Snapper Management
Aug. 26, 2013 Vitter Says Final Endangered Species Rule Devoid of True Economic Analysis
July 22, 2013 Letter to Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy Stoner, Environmental Protection Agency - Water Facility Regulations
June 26, 2013 Letter to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Daniel Ashe - Third Time's the Charm: EPW Republicans Press Fish & Wildlife For Answers on Sue-and-Settle Agreements
June 14, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Kathryn Sullivan, Acting NOAA Administrator - National Marine Fisheries Service Corals Proposal
May 2, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Urge Dept. of Commerce to Address Red Snapper Fishery Before Relationships Further Decline
April 16, 2013 Vitter Introduces North American Wetlands Conservation Act
April 15, 2013 Louisiana Sportsman - Federal Bill Would Mandate State Management of Red Snapper
April 11, 2013 Vitter Furious that Obama's Budget Has Zero Money for West Shore Levee Protection Program
April 9, 2013 Vitter Bill Will Extend State's Offshore Jurisdiction, Including Fisheries Management
March 7, 2013 Letter to the Comptroller General of the United States Gene Dodaro - Fishery Stock Assessments
Feb. 28, 2013 Letter to Director of US Fish and Wildlife Service Daniel Ashe - Sue and Settle Practices
Feb. 27, 2013 Vitter, Durbin Introduce Bill to Regulate Online Puppy Sales
Feb. 7, 2013 Vitter Applauds Group Suing Administration for Creating "Critical Habitat" for Frogs in St. Tammany Parish
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species
Jan. 30, 2013 Evenhanded Law Enforcement
Sept. 24, 2012 Vitter Secures Senate Passage of Bipartisan Billfish Conservation Act
Aug. 10, 2012 Vitter Helps Increase Alligator Hunting Tags Near Henderson, La.
July 31, 2012 Vitter Encourages House Natural Resources Committee to Pass Billfish Conservation Act
June 21, 2012 Blumenthal Hails Final Passage of Farm Bill, Legislation Includes Animal Fighting Amendment
June 20, 2012 Blumenthal Hails Passage of Legislation to Make Attendance at Animal Fights a Crime
June 20, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act Of 2012
May 10, 2012 Durbin, Vitter Commend USDA Rule to Close Loophole and Regulate Online Puppy Sales
June 7, 2010 Letter to Admiral Thad W. Allen National Incident Commander and Dr. Rowan W. Gould Acting Director U. S Fish and Wildlife Service
May 25, 2010 Vitter Introduces Aquaculture Bill to Provide Relief to Struggling Gulf Fisheries
May 14, 2010 Letter To Secretary Gary Locke
May 5, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
Dec. 5, 2007 Vitter Appointed Ranking Member on U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee
June 4, 2007 Honoring Senator Ted Stevens
April 11, 2007 Vitter Applauds Passage of Federal Animal Fighting Bill
Dec. 14, 2006 Vitter Maintains Key Committee Memberships
June 21, 2006 Vitter Announces Senate Passage of Fisheries Act
May 4, 2006 Vitter Applauds Senate Passage of Hurricane Emergency Supplemental Bill
May 2, 2006 Vitter Amendments Included in Hurricane Emergency Supplemental Bill
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