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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 8, 2014 Vitter Praises Maritime Industry Report Showing Louisiana #1
March 28, 2014 Vitter: Sugar Industry's Complaint of Foul Play by Mexico's Sugar Producers Needs Federal Attention
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 12, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary, Department of Commerce - Trade Decision for US Catfish
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Administration Fails to Implement President's Signature Environmental Legislation
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of Army for Civil Works and Nancy Sutley, Chairwoman Council on Environmental Quality - Unnecessary Expansion of Coal Export Review Would Undermine Jobs & Businesses
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Aug. 7, 2013 Vitter: DOE Export Approval is Positive Sign for Domestic Energy Development & American Businesses
July 23, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Pay-for-Delay Deals: Limiting Competition and Costing Consumers"
July 9, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Froman - Footwear
June 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
Feb. 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Commerce Department - Pricing and Trade Regulations
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
July 26, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 15, 2012 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012--Continued
May 15, 2012 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
March 29, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Federal Trade Commission to Reduce Information Technology Theft
Jan. 11, 2012 26 GOP Senators Offer Bill to Stop IMF Bailouts for Europe
Jan. 5, 2012 Letter to Jia Tongchun, General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Taishan Gypsum Co., Ltd.
Dec. 15, 2011 Vitter: Drywall Settlement is Good News for Victims
Oct. 12, 2011 Vitter says Trade Agreements Important for Louisiana Economy
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
July 25, 2011 Letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
June 16, 2011 Vitter Meets with Gary Locke, Ambassador to China Nominee
April 29, 2011 Letter to Fred Hochberg, President, Export-Import Bank of the United States
March 21, 2011 Vitter: Obama Support for Brazil Oil Drilling is "Ridiculous'
March 17, 2011 Letter to Fred Hochberg, President, Export-Import Bank of the United States
Feb. 8, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Timothy Geithner, Treasury Secretary, The Honorable Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman, The Honorable Gary Gensler, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairmen, The Honorable Mary Schapiro, Chairman of the Securities and...
Nov. 30, 2010 Vitter Comments on Passage of Food Safety Bill
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
Jan. 27, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
Dec. 21, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture And Ron Kirk, Ambassador, Office Of The United States Trade Representative
Nov. 13, 2009 Washington Examiner - Cap and Farce Provision Cancels Carbon Credits
Nov. 10, 2009 Vitter, Barrasso Highlight Cap And Trade Bill Provision That Effectively Ends Carbon Credits
Nov. 5, 2009 Vitter Critical Of Democrats Unilaterally Pushing Cap And Trade Through Committee
Oct. 22, 2009 Vitter Meets with U.S. Trade Representative, Pushes for Action on Chinese Drywall
June 17, 2009 Vitter Raises Concerns over Length of Chinese Drywall Study
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee - Oversight Of The Troubled Asset Relief Program
April 13, 2009 Vitter Comments on Rescue of U.S. Cargo Ship Captain
April 1, 2009 Vitter Introduces Seafood Safety Amendment to Budget
Feb. 2, 2009 Vitter Announces Labor Department's Decision to Grant IP Trade Adjustment Assistance
May 7, 2008 Cap and Trade Revenue
April 25, 2008 Vitter Testifies at U.S.-China Commission on Seafood Safety and Trade
Nov. 7, 2007 Water Resources Development Act of 2007--VETO --
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