Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
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8/27/14 Vitter Urges Gulf Council to Table Divisive Red Snapper Proposal 8/25/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Allowing Old Rig to Remain as Artificial Reef in Gulf of Mexico 8/20/14 Vitter: Latest Lawsuit Highlights Need to Modernize Endangered Species Act 8/18/14 Vitter: Gulf Council Considers Red Snapper Allocation Pushed by NY Based Environmental Activist Group 7/17/14 Vitter Introduces Duck Stamp Bill to Assist Duck Habitat Conservation 7/08/14 Vitter Amendments to Grant States Control Over Red Snapper Fisheries 7/07/14 Vitter Provisions Included in Senate Sportsmen's Act 6/27/14 Vitter: Red Snapper Decision Delay Shows Gulf Council May be Trying to Pick Winners, Losers 6/24/14 Vitter Amendments to Sportsmen's Act Provide More Transparency, Local Control to Protect Sportsmen 6/23/14 Vitter, Thune, Boozman, Rubio: Put Brakes on Critical Habitat Rules 6/19/14 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, and Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Regarding Extending the Comment Period on Critical Habitat Designations 5/23/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform 5/19/14 Vitter: EPA's Cooling Water Rule Newest Attack on Base Load Power 4/10/14 Letter to Secretaries Tom Vilsack, Ernest Moniz, and Gina McCarthy - Calling for USDA, DOE, EPA to Resist Taxing Livestock Emissions 4/10/14 Vitter: Effort to Update Decades-Old Fishery Levels Progresses 3/11/14 Letter to Members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation - Nominee Rhea Suh 3/06/14 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 2/11/14 Vitter Responds to La. House Delegation Opposition to Interior Nominee Suh 2/06/14 Vitter: One Step Closer to Updating Decades-Old Allocation Levels for Gulf Coast Fishermen 12/28/13 Abuse of Endangered Species Act threatens American's Private Property Rights 12/06/13 Interior Department Releases Rule to Allow Wind Farms To Kill Eagles for 30 Years 11/25/13 Department of Justice Responds to Senators' Letter from January Requesting Clarification of Department Policy for Selectively Enforcing the Migratory Bird Treaty Act 11/13/13 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf 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 9/27/13 Letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA & Doug Gregory, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council - Lionfish Spread Threatens Fish Populations 9/06/13 Vitter: Louisiana Takes Bold Step to Put State in Control of Red Snapper Management 8/26/13 Vitter Says Final Endangered Species Rule Devoid of True Economic Analysis 7/22/13 Letter to Acting Assistant Administrator Nancy Stoner, Environmental Protection Agency - Water Facility Regulations 6/26/13 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 6/14/13 Letter to Kathryn Sullivan, Acting NOAA Administrator - National Marine Fisheries Service Corals Proposal 5/02/13 Letter to Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank - Urge Dept. of Commerce to Address Red Snapper Fishery Before Relationships Further Decline 4/16/13 Vitter Introduces North American Wetlands Conservation Act 4/15/13 Louisiana Sportsman - Federal Bill Would Mandate State Management of Red Snapper 4/11/13 Vitter Furious that Obama's Budget Has Zero Money for West Shore Levee Protection Program 4/09/13 Vitter Bill Will Extend State's Offshore Jurisdiction, Including Fisheries Management 3/07/13 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Fishery Stock Assessments 2/28/13 Letter to Director of US Fish and Wildlife Service Daniel Ashe - Sue and Settle Practices 2/27/13 Vitter, Durbin Introduce Bill to Regulate Online Puppy Sales 2/07/13 Vitter Applauds Group Suing Administration for Creating "Critical Habitat" for Frogs in St. Tammany Parish 2/01/13 Letter to Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco - Endangered Species 2/01/13 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety 1/30/13 Evenhanded Law Enforcement 9/24/12 Vitter Secures Senate Passage of Bipartisan Billfish Conservation Act 8/10/12 Vitter Helps Increase Alligator Hunting Tags Near Henderson, La. 7/31/12 Vitter Encourages House Natural Resources Committee to Pass Billfish Conservation Act 6/21/12 Blumenthal Hails Final Passage of Farm Bill, Legislation Includes Animal Fighting Amendment 6/20/12 Blumenthal Hails Passage of Legislation to Make Attendance at Animal Fights a Crime