Senator David B. Vitter's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Sr, Republican
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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 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 Mark Welsh, Chief of Staff, and Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Protocol on Disinfecting Planes From 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 10/16/14 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 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