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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4/09/14 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed 4/02/14 Letter to Peter Gaytan, Stewart Hickey, Barry Jesinoski, Robert Wallace, and Homer Townsend Jr. - Join Push for VA Clinics 4/02/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 3/26/14 Vitter Continues Fight to Authorize Lafayette and Lake Charles VA Clinics 3/26/14 Nomination of Christopher Reid Cooper to Be US District Judge for the District of Columbia 3/11/14 Unanimous Consent Request - H.R. 3521 3/06/14 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog 3/06/14 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics 2/27/14 Vitter Pushes His Legislation to Authorize Lafayette and Lake Charles VA Clinics in Senate 2/18/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Delayed VA Clinics 2/12/14 Vitter Amendment to Veterans' Cost of Living Adjustment would Authorize Lafayette, Lake Charles VA Clinics 1/29/14 Vitter Fights for Veterans Reforms including COLA and VA Clinics 1/28/14 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Recent Changes to the U.S. Military Retirement System 12/10/13 Vitter: House to Vote on Authorizing VA Clinics Today 11/20/13 Vitter Comments on Breakthrough for VA Clinics in Lafayette, Lake Charles 11/08/13 Letter to Secretary Eric Shinseki, Department of Veterans Affairs - Costly Training Conferences 10/09/13 Letter to Acting Director Elaine Kaplan, Office of Personnel Management - Turn Over Correspondence on Obamacare Exemption 7/18/13 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - VA Clinics 4/29/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog 7/23/12 Vitter Announces VA Outpatient Clinics Get Green Light for Contracts 5/25/12 Vitter: VA Needs to Provide Full Services to the Acadiana, Southwest Louisiana Veterans 4/25/12 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 4/20/12 The Advocate - Veterans Affairs Setback Gets Temporary Fix 3/29/12 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 3/22/12 KATC - Construction on Veterans' Clinic is Getting Back on Track 3/16/12 Vitter Sets up Meeting with Veteran Affairs to Urge Continued Progress of Acadiana Clinic 3/13/12 Vitter Urges VA to Reconsider Decision on Acadiana Clinics 10/29/10 Vitter Discusses "Big Step' Towards Completing Lafayette VA Clinic 9/23/10 Vitter Discusses VA Clinic Progress with Veterans' Group 8/18/10 Vitter Expresses Disappointment with 9th Circuit Decision on Stolen Valor Act 7/27/10 Vitter Announces VA Progress Toward Establishing Lake Charles Clinic 11/10/09 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 4/17/09 Vitter, Senators Express Outrage over "Right Wing Extremism" Report 5/22/08 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued 4/15/08 Vitter Applauds Passage of Purple Heart Legislation 12/07/07 Vitter Honors Veterans on Anniversary of Pearl Harbor 11/09/07 Vitter's View: Honoring our Veterans 3/27/07 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, And Iraq Accountability Act, 2007--Continued 1/01/11 Issue Position: Veterans Affairs Issue Position: Veterans Affairs