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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Issue Position: Veterans Affairs
July 31, 2014 Vitter: Final Vets Bill Passes Senate, Includes VA Clinics for Lafayette, Lake Charles
July 29, 2014 Executive Session
July 28, 2014 Vitter Announces VA Clinics for Lafayette, Lake Charles will be in Final Veterans Bill
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
July 8, 2014 VA Crisis Creeps into Louisiana
July 3, 2014 Happy 4th of July
June 26, 2014 Veterans Affairs
June 17, 2014 Letter to Richard Griffiin, Acting Inspector General of Veterans Affairs - VA Secret Waiting Lists
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 11, 2014 Vitter Passes Lafayette and Lake Charles Clinics Through the Senate
June 11, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Information on Death of Louisiana Veteran
June 11, 2014 Vitter Continues to Push VA for Information on Death of Louisiana Veteran
June 9, 2014 VA Wait Time Audit Requested by Vitter Shows Negligence in System
June 5, 2014 Vitter Gets VA Clinic Authorization Included in Final VA Bill
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 3, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Regarding 2011 Death at New Orleans VA Hospital
May 30, 2014 Vitter: Shinseki Resignation is Important First Step
May 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Regarding Wait Times in Louisiana Veterans Facilities
May 21, 2014 Letter to Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff - Regarding VA Controversy
May 7, 2014 Vitter Continues Push to Authorize VA Clinics, Blocked by Senate Democrat
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 2, 2014 Letter to Peter Gaytan, Stewart Hickey, Barry Jesinoski, Robert Wallace, and Homer Townsend Jr. - Join Push for VA Clinics
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Nomination of Christopher Reid Cooper to Be US District Judge for the District of Columbia
March 26, 2014 Vitter Continues Fight to Authorize Lafayette and Lake Charles VA Clinics
March 11, 2014 Unanimous Consent Request - H.R. 3521
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog
March 6, 2014 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics
Feb. 27, 2014 Vitter Pushes His Legislation to Authorize Lafayette and Lake Charles VA Clinics in Senate
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Delayed VA Clinics
Feb. 12, 2014 Vitter Amendment to Veterans' Cost of Living Adjustment would Authorize Lafayette, Lake Charles VA Clinics
Jan. 29, 2014 Vitter Fights for Veterans Reforms including COLA and VA Clinics
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Recent Changes to the U.S. Military Retirement System
Dec. 10, 2013 Vitter: House to Vote on Authorizing VA Clinics Today
Nov. 20, 2013 Vitter Comments on Breakthrough for VA Clinics in Lafayette, Lake Charles
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Costly Training Conferences
Oct. 9, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Elaine Kaplan, Office of Personnel Management - Turn Over Correspondence on Obamacare Exemption
July 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - VA Clinics
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
July 23, 2012 Vitter Announces VA Outpatient Clinics Get Green Light for Contracts
May 25, 2012 Vitter: VA Needs to Provide Full Services to the Acadiana, Southwest Louisiana Veterans
April 25, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
April 20, 2012 The Advocate - Veterans Affairs Setback Gets Temporary Fix
March 29, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
March 22, 2012 KATC - Construction on Veterans' Clinic is Getting Back on Track
March 16, 2012 Vitter Sets up Meeting with Veteran Affairs to Urge Continued Progress of Acadiana Clinic
March 13, 2012 Vitter Urges VA to Reconsider Decision on Acadiana Clinics
Oct. 29, 2010 Vitter Discusses "Big Step' Towards Completing Lafayette VA Clinic
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