Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Sr, Republican
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Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Closing of Guantanamo Bay Issue Position: Border Security 6/01/15 Vitter Introduces Disaster Assistance Bill for Small Business Recovery 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 5/04/15 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 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 3/18/14 Vitter: Path Toward Victory for State to Remedy Camp Minden Munitions 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 7/29/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Administrator for Secretary of Homeland Security