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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7/23/14 The Washington Times - Our Ports and Waterways Key to a Vibrant Economy 7/10/14 Vitter: Bipartisan Highway Bill Short Term Funding Plan is Positive Step, Still Focused on Long Term Fix 5/30/14 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - TIGER Program Needs Review, Reform, and Transparency 5/15/14 Vitter, Senators Release 6-Year Bipartisan Transportation Reauthorization Bill 5/08/14 Senators Boxer, Vitter, Carper, and Barrasso Announce Markup for Bipartisan MAP-21 Reauthorization Bill 5/08/14 Vitter Announces New Bipartisan Highway Bill Coming Next Week 4/11/14 Vitter Announces Positive News for Avondale Redevelopment 3/27/14 Vitter: Senate Needs Local and State Perspective on Highway Bill 11/20/13 Vitter Optimistic about WRDA Conference 11/08/13 From David's Desk: October 2013 Roundup 10/30/13 Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers - Explain Rise in Unwarranted Stops and Searches of U.S. General Aviation Aircraft 9/18/13 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - MAP-21 Project Delivery 5/02/13 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation, and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Preserve Contract Tower Funding 4/10/13 The Hill - Senators Move to Stop Flight Tower Closures 4/05/13 Vitter Applauds Decision to Protect Shreveport Control Tower 4/04/13 Vitter Discusses Efforts to Protect Shreveport Control Tower With Local Officials 3/21/13 Klobuchar, Vitter Introduce Legislation to Address Captive Shipping and Promote Fairness and Competition in the Railroad Industry 1/29/13 Vitter: LaHood was Strong, Effective Collaborator 8/01/12 The News-Star - Corps Sending the 'Butcher' to Unclog Lake Providence Port 7/31/12 Vitter: Corps to Dredge Lake Providence Port 7/06/12 Vitter: Obama to Sign Bipartisan Highway Bill into Law - Triple Win for Louisiana 4/24/12 Vitter Selected as Conferee on Highway Bill 3/29/12 The Times-Picayune - Congress Passes 90-Day Stopgap Transportation Bill 3/15/12 The Times-Picayune - Editorial: RESTORE Act Is on a Roll 3/14/12 Vitter: Senate Passes Highway Bill, Includes RESTORE 11/09/11 EPW Committee Unanimously Approves Major Bipartisan Transportation Bill 11/04/11 Boxer, Inhofe, Baucus, and Vitter Release Bipartisan Transportation Authorization Bill, MAP-21 8/26/11 Letter to President Obama 7/29/11 CapitolBeakOK - Transportation Federalism -- and Flexibility -- Proposed in New Bill from Coburn, Lankford 7/28/11 Coats, Senators Introduce Bill to Give States Freedom to Manage Federal Highway Tax Revenues 6/07/11 Vitter: Dredging the Lower Mississippi River is Vital for Commerce 5/25/11 Boxer, Inhofe, Baucus, and Vitter Joint Statement on Transportation Authorization Legislation 4/04/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New Army Corps of Engineers Policy to Limit Dredging Activities 3/17/11 Vitter Introduces Bill to Save Taxpayer Money in Transportation Infrastructure Projects 3/10/11 Letter to Daniel R. Elliott III, Chairman, Surface Transporation Board 2/03/11 Letter to the Honorable David Hayes, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior 2/02/11 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act 9/30/10 Vitter Applauds Final Passage of NASA Bill 8/11/10 Vitter Issues Statement on O'Keefe, Stevens Accident 7/14/10 Vitter Comments on Avondale Announcement 1/12/10 Vitter Applauds Work of MADD Louisiana 1/08/10 Letter Barack Obama, President of the United States - Prosecuting Airline Bomber in Civilian Court Results in Missed Intelligence Opportunity 12/08/09 Letter to Senator John D. Rockefeller Chairman Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation 9/17/09 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Resumed 9/16/09 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 9/15/09 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued 8/06/09 Vitter Introduces Amendment to End Bailouts 7/30/09 Highway Trust Fund Restoration 7/30/09 Highway Trust Fund Extension--Continued 7/24/09 Vitter Urges Reid to Consider Alternate Approaches to Fund Highway Trust Fund