Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements


Full Name: David B. Vitter
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Closing of Guantanamo Bay Issue Position: Border Security 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 Vitter Meets with FEMA to Push Plans to Implement Flood Insurance Policy Protection 5/08/14 New Orleans Times-Picayune - FEMA Tells Congress It has Returned to Old Flood Insurance Rate Tables to Reflect New Law 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 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency - Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection 4/10/14 Senators to FEMA: Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection 3/21/14 Times Picayune - President Obama Signs Flood Insurance Bill into Law 3/18/14 Vitter: Path Toward Victory for State to Remedy Camp Minden Munitions 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/13/14 Vitter: Senate Passes Flood Insurance Fix Bill 3/12/14 Vitter Very Hopeful Senate Can Pass Flood Fix Today or Tomorrow 2/28/14 Vitter: EPA Proposal to Preemptively Shut Down Pebble Mine is Major Red Flag for Businesses 11/08/13 From David's Desk: October 2013 Roundup 10/25/13 Landrieu, Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce Flood Insurance Reform Bill 9/10/13 Letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, US Army Corps of Engineers - West Shore Hurricane Protection Plan 9/09/13 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 8/29/13 Letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, Commander New Orleans District, Army Corps of Engineers - Preferred Plan for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Levee 7/10/13 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency U.S. Department of Homeland Security - FEMA Flood Maps 6/06/13 Vitter-Cochran Bill Introduced to Protect Against Dramatic Flood Insurance Increases 6/05/13 Vitter to Introduce Flood Insurance Rate Fix in Senate Banking Committee, Gets Commitment for a Hearing with FEMA 6/04/13 National Flood Insurance 3/22/13 Leahy & Others Introduce Bill To Expand Cyber National Guard 2/05/13 Cassidy and Vitter Propose Hurricane Isaac Tax Relief 1/07/13 Vitter, Senators Urge Support for Bipartisan Flood Insurance Fix 12/21/12 Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act 12/21/12 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran 12/19/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran 9/28/12 Corps Agrees to Independent Review of Post-Katrina Flood Protection System 9/21/12 Cassidy and Vitter Propose Hurricane Isaac Tax Relief 9/13/12 Vitter to LTG Bostick with Corps: Morganza Delays are Beyond Frustrating 9/10/12 The Times-Picayune - An Inside Look at Disaster Control: A Guest Column by David Vitter 8/31/12 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) and Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers 8/29/12 Letter to President Obama 8/27/12 Letter to President Obama 7/26/12 LaFayette Daily Advertiser - Vitter Slams Administration on Border Security 6/29/12 Vitter: Highway Bill Passes Senate 74-19, Includes RESTORE, Flood Insurance Reauthorization 6/26/12 Letter to Eric Holder Jr., Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Leaks 6/20/12 Agreement on Levees Helps Clear Path for Passage of Long-Term Flood Insurance Reauthorization 6/20/12 Vitter: Flood Insurance Up Next on Senate Floor 5/25/12 Vitter, Rep. Biggert Agree on 60-day Flood Insurance Extension 5/25/12 Vitter's View: Preparing for Hurricane Season 5/23/12 Vitter Gets Bipartisan Flood Insurance Extension Agreement