Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Sr, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
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11/05/15 Vitter: One Step Closer to Updating Nation's Crumbling Transportation Infrastructure 10/28/15 Vitter Announces $10M TIGER Grant for NOLA Ferry Terminal 10/05/15 Letter to The Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Extension for REAL ID Implementation 9/30/15 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader and The Honorable Harry Field, Minority Leader - Ensure Safety of Freight and Passenger Rail Operations Without Creating Lapse in Service 9/18/15 Vitter, Cassidy Announce More Than $21 Million for New Orleans Airport, $2 Million for Acadiana Airport 9/17/15 Cassidy, Vitter Announce More Than $21 Million for New Orleans Airport, $2 Million for Acadiana Airport 9/01/15 Vitter Announces $305k Grant for Transportation Safety Training 8/28/15 Vitter Announces $3M in Statewide Airport Investment Grants 8/21/15 Vitter Announces Transportation Grants for Louisiana Graduates 7/31/15 From David's Desk: July Recap 7/30/15 Vitter Announces Passage of Bipartisan DRIVE Act, the First Long-Term Highway Bill in a Decade 7/30/15 Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 7/13/15 Hearing of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee - Field Hearing: Relieving Traffic Congestion & Improving the Flow of Commerce for Small Businesses 7/01/15 From David's Desk: June Recap 6/24/15 Vitter, Senators Renew Efforts to Promote Fairness and Competition in Railroad Industry 6/24/15 Vitter: New Long-Term Highway Reauthorization Bill Unanimously Passes EPW Committee 6/23/15 Inhofe, Boxer, Vitter, Carper Introduce Six-Year Surface Transportation Reauthorization 6/08/15 Hearing of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee - Need to Invest Federal Funding to Relieve Traffic Congestion and Increase Small Business Growth by Improving Our Roads and Bridges at the State and Local Level 3/11/15 Vitter Legislation Creates Safety Standards for Autocycles 2/03/15 Vitter Announces $62.4 Million for Louisiana Projects 2/02/15 From David's Desk: January Recap 1/21/15 Vitter Selected to be T&I Subcommittee Chairman 1/01/15 Issue Position: Transportation 12/01/14 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Thomas P. Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers - Draft Restrictions on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel 11/20/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairmain, of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman, and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member, of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee - Proper Use of Harbor Maintenance Funding 11/04/14 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Sick Passenger" Who Arrived at Port of New Orleans from West Africa 10/17/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - Reconvene Congress to Address Ebola 10/17/14 Letter to Mark Welsh, Chief of Staff, and Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Protocol on Disinfecting Planes From Africa 10/16/14 Vitter: Impose Immediate Travel Restrictions, Fire CDC Director 10/09/14 FOX "Your World with Neil Cavuto" - Transcript: Ebola 10/08/14 Letter to Daniel Elliott III, Chairman of Surface Transportation Board - Service Problems Facing Freight Rail Shippers 9/23/14 Report Requested by Vitter Shows Reforms Made to TIGER Grant Program 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