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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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 11, 2014 Vitter Announces Positive News for Avondale Redevelopment
March 27, 2014 Vitter: Senate Needs Local and State Perspective on Highway Bill
Nov. 20, 2013 Vitter Optimistic about WRDA Conference
Nov. 8, 2013 From David's Desk: October 2013 Roundup
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers - Explain Rise in Unwarranted Stops and Searches of U.S. General Aviation Aircraft
Sept. 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - MAP-21 Project Delivery
May 2, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding
April 10, 2013 The Hill - Senators Move to Stop Flight Tower Closures
April 5, 2013 Vitter Applauds Decision to Protect Shreveport Control Tower
April 4, 2013 Vitter Discusses Efforts to Protect Shreveport Control Tower With Local Officials
March 21, 2013 Klobuchar, Vitter Introduce Legislation to Address Captive Shipping and Promote Fairness and Competition in the Railroad Industry
Jan. 29, 2013 Vitter: LaHood was Strong, Effective Collaborator
Aug. 1, 2012 The News-Star - Corps Sending the 'Butcher' to Unclog Lake Providence Port
July 31, 2012 Vitter: Corps to Dredge Lake Providence Port
July 6, 2012 Vitter: Obama to Sign Bipartisan Highway Bill into Law - Triple Win for Louisiana
April 24, 2012 Vitter Selected as Conferee on Highway Bill
March 29, 2012 The Times-Picayune - Congress Passes 90-Day Stopgap Transportation Bill
March 15, 2012 The Times-Picayune - Editorial: RESTORE Act Is on a Roll
March 14, 2012 Vitter: Senate Passes Highway Bill, Includes RESTORE
Nov. 9, 2011 EPW Committee Unanimously Approves Major Bipartisan Transportation Bill
Nov. 4, 2011 Boxer, Inhofe, Baucus, and Vitter Release Bipartisan Transportation Authorization Bill, MAP-21
Aug. 26, 2011 Letter to President Obama
July 29, 2011 CapitolBeakOK - Transportation Federalism -- and Flexibility -- Proposed in New Bill from Coburn, Lankford
July 28, 2011 Coats, Senators Introduce Bill to Give States Freedom to Manage Federal Highway Tax Revenues
June 7, 2011 Vitter: Dredging the Lower Mississippi River is Vital for Commerce
May 25, 2011 Boxer, Inhofe, Baucus, and Vitter Joint Statement on Transportation Authorization Legislation
March 17, 2011 Vitter Introduces Bill to Save Taxpayer Money in Transportation Infrastructure Projects
March 10, 2011 Letter to Daniel R. Elliott III, Chairman, Surface Transporation Board
Feb. 3, 2011 Letter to the Honorable David Hayes, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
Feb. 2, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Sept. 30, 2010 Vitter Applauds Final Passage of NASA Bill
Aug. 11, 2010 Vitter Issues Statement on O'Keefe, Stevens Accident
July 14, 2010 Vitter Comments on Avondale Announcement
Jan. 12, 2010 Vitter Applauds Work of MADD Louisiana
Jan. 8, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
Dec. 8, 2009 Letter to Senator John D. Rockefeller Chairman Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Sept. 17, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Resumed
Sept. 16, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Sept. 15, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
Aug. 6, 2009 Vitter Introduces Amendment to End Bailouts
July 30, 2009 Highway Trust Fund Extension--Continued
July 30, 2009 Highway Trust Fund Restoration
July 24, 2009 Vitter Urges Reid to Consider Alternate Approaches to Fund Highway Trust Fund
July 10, 2009 Vitter's View: Highway Trust Fund Needs Immediate Action
June 25, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Environment And Public Works Committee - Impacts Of Expected Highway Trust Fund Insolvency
June 25, 2009 Vitter Introduces Legislation to Keep Highway Projects Going
June 16, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - To Consider the Nomination of Inez Tenenbaum to be Chairman and Commissioner for the Consumer Product Safety Commission
June 1, 2009 Vitter Comments on GM Bankruptcy
Jan. 12, 2009 Vitter Issues Statement on Release of Additional TARP Funds
Dec. 11, 2008 CBS "Early Show" - Transcript
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