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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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 14, 2014 Times Picayune - Sens. Landrieu and Vitter Push FEMA to Speed Implementation of New Flood Insurance Law
April 10, 2014 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
April 10, 2014 Senators to FEMA: Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
March 21, 2014 Times Picayune - President Obama Signs Flood Insurance Bill into Law
March 18, 2014 Vitter: Path Toward Victory for State to Remedy Camp Minden Munitions
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 13, 2014 Vitter: Senate Passes Flood Insurance Fix Bill
March 12, 2014 Vitter Very Hopeful Senate Can Pass Flood Fix Today or Tomorrow
Feb. 28, 2014 Vitter: EPA Proposal to Preemptively Shut Down Pebble Mine is Major Red Flag for Businesses
Nov. 8, 2013 From David's Desk: October 2013 Roundup
Oct. 25, 2013 Landrieu, Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce Flood Insurance Reform Bill
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, US Army Corps of Engineers - West Shore Hurricane Protection Plan
Sept. 9, 2013 Letter to Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - Include Flood Insurance Rate Delay in Bill to Fund Government
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, Commander New Orleans District, Army Corps of Engineers - Preferred Plan for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Levee
July 10, 2013 Letter to the Honorable W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency U.S. Department of Homeland Security - FEMA Flood Maps
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
March 22, 2013 Leahy & Others Introduce Bill To Expand Cyber National Guard
Feb. 5, 2013 Cassidy and Vitter Propose Hurricane Isaac Tax Relief
Jan. 7, 2013 Vitter, Senators Urge Support for Bipartisan Flood Insurance Fix
Dec. 21, 2012 Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Sept. 28, 2012 Corps Agrees to Independent Review of Post-Katrina Flood Protection System
Sept. 21, 2012 Cassidy and Vitter Propose Hurricane Isaac Tax Relief
Sept. 13, 2012 Vitter to LTG Bostick with Corps: Morganza Delays are Beyond Frustrating
Sept. 10, 2012 The Times-Picayune - An Inside Look at Disaster Control: A Guest Column by David Vitter
Aug. 31, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) and Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers
Aug. 29, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 27, 2012 Letter to President Obama
July 26, 2012 LaFayette Daily Advertiser - Vitter Slams Administration on Border Security
June 29, 2012 Vitter: Highway Bill Passes Senate 74-19, Includes RESTORE, Flood Insurance Reauthorization
June 26, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
June 20, 2012 Vitter: Flood Insurance Up Next on Senate Floor
June 20, 2012 Agreement on Levees Helps Clear Path for Passage of Long-Term Flood Insurance Reauthorization
May 25, 2012 Vitter, Rep. Biggert Agree on 60-day Flood Insurance Extension
May 25, 2012 Vitter's View: Preparing for Hurricane Season
May 23, 2012 Vitter Gets Bipartisan Flood Insurance Extension Agreement
May 18, 2012 Vitter Warns of National Security Risks if Strategic Petroleum Reserve is Opened
May 9, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 9, 2012 Vitter Fights for Flood Insurance Extension
April 4, 2012 Vitter Comments on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Four Others Charged in 9/11 Attacks
March 20, 2012 Vitter Grills Air Force Leadership on A-10 Cuts, Plans for Barksdale and Fort Polk
Feb. 16, 2012 Roll Call - Vitter and Tester: With Bipartisan Consensus, Flood Insurance Shouldn't Wait Any Longer
Feb. 14, 2012 Vitter, Tester join with CEOs in Push for Flood Insurance Reauthorization
Feb. 9, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader United States Senate
Feb. 8, 2012 Vitter Commends FEMA for Plan to Waive Disaster Debt
Dec. 19, 2011 Vitter Secures Corps Agreement for Third-Party Review of West Bank Levees
Dec. 7, 2011 National Flood Insurance Program Extension
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