Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Sr, Republican
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Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Border Security Issue Position: Closing of Guantanamo Bay 7/13/15 Vitter Announces Federal Emergency Declaration for Louisiana, Red River flooding 7/10/15 Vitter Honors Disaster Protection Manufacturing Firm 7/07/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Severe Flooding in Louisiana calls for Federal Emergency Declaration for State of Louisiana 6/18/15 Vitter Announces Progress for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Flood Protection Project 6/05/15 Vitter Pushes for Federal Disaster Support for Northwest and Central Louisiana 6/01/15 Vitter Introduces Disaster Assistance Bill for Small Business Recovery 6/01/15 From David's Desk: May Recap 5/15/15 Hearing of the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee of the Environment and Public Works Committee - Providing Necessary Flood Protection to Protect Coastal Communities 5/08/15 Vitter: EPA Completes Technical Review of New Camp Minden Clean-Up Plan 5/04/15 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Climate Change Requirements on Mitigation Grants 5/01/15 Hearing of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee - How Flood Insurance Rate Increases and Flood Mapping Policy Changes Will Impact Small Businesses and Economic Growth 4/28/15 Vitter Announces Bipartisan-Supported TSCA Reform Passes Through EPW Committee 4/20/15 Vitter: Lessons from the Deepwater Horizon Tragedy 5 Years Later 4/15/15 Vitter Optimistic About Camp Minden Clean-Up 3/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Homeland Security Secretary - Mistreatment of DHS Personnel 3/02/15 From David's Desk: February Recap 2/27/15 Vitter Pushes to Eliminate Funding for Executive Amnesty in DHS Funding Bill 2/11/15 Vitter Statement on President Obama's Force Authorization Request 2/06/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Legality of Flood Standard Executive Order 1/30/15 Vitter Defends Jones Act, Domestic Maritime Industry 1/27/15 Defending the Jones Act 1/26/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Flood Insurance Prices for Small Businesses 1/23/15 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States of America -Status of U.S. Fugitives in Cuba, Threats to Legal System from Concessions to Regime 1/20/15 Vitter Reaction to State of the Union 1/02/15 Vitter Fights to Protect Louisiana Military Bases, Strengthen National Security 1/02/15 Nomination of Frank Rose and Official Correspondence from the Department of State on Proposed European Union Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities 12/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Weak Foreign Policy Emboldens Terrorism, Evident in Sony Cyber Attack 12/12/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act 2014 11/13/14 Sen. Vitter, Rep. Lamborn Warn Administration Not to Weaken Missile Defense 11/12/14 Letter to Frank Rose, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Space and Defense Policy - Don't Weaken Missile Defense 10/20/14 Vitter Named "Champion of National Security" by Center for Security Policy 9/24/14 Vitter: On 9th Anniversary of Hurricane Rita, Southwest Louisiana Seeing Incredible Growth 8/10/14 The Times-Picayune - FEMA Should Reduce Administrative Costs on Flood Policies, Boost Participation 7/30/14 Vitter Urges FEMA to Enforce Flood Insurance Requirements, Make Program Sustainable 7/15/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM 6/20/14 Did Hillary Clinton Play Politics with Terrorists? 6/11/14 Senators Introduce Bill to Close Catch-and-Release Loophole 5/23/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform 5/08/14 New Orleans Times-Picayune - FEMA Tells Congress It has Returned to Old Flood Insurance Rate Tables to Reflect New Law 5/08/14 Vitter Meets with FEMA to Push Plans to Implement Flood Insurance Policy Protection 5/06/14 Vitter Welcomes News of FEMA's Decision to Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection 4/29/14 Vitter Ensures Morganza in Flood Protection Bill 4/14/14 Times Picayune - Sens. Landrieu and Vitter Push FEMA to Speed Implementation of New Flood Insurance Law 4/10/14 Senators to FEMA: Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection 4/10/14 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection 3/21/14 Times Picayune - President Obama Signs Flood Insurance Bill into Law 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran