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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Issue Position: Social Security 7/24/14 Letter to Tamara Gray, Director of the Special Applications Center for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HANO Request to Sell Excess Properties 6/16/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Non-Profit Patient Assistance Programs 6/16/14 Vitter, Cassidy: Administration Needs to Treat Charitable Non-Profits Equally Under Obamacare 6/11/14 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown 6/11/14 Vitter Passes Lafayette and Lake Charles Clinics Through the Senate 6/11/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Information on Death of Louisiana Veteran 6/11/14 Vitter Continues to Push VA for Information on Death of Louisiana Veteran 6/09/14 VA Wait Time Audit Requested by Vitter Shows Negligence in System 6/05/14 Vitter Gets VA Clinic Authorization Included in Final VA Bill 6/04/14 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services 6/03/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Regarding 2011 Death at New Orleans VA Hospital 5/30/14 Vitter: Shinseki Resignation is Important First Step 5/20/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Halt Expansion of Program Prior to HHS IG Review 5/14/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Treatment of Charitable Non-Profits Under the Affordable Care Act 3/06/14 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog 2/28/14 Vitter Discusses Food Stamp Fraud with Caldwell, Sonnier 2/24/14 Vitter Reacts to Disqualification of Food Stamp Abusers 2/12/14 Vitter Amendment to Veterans' Cost of Living Adjustment would Authorize Lafayette, Lake Charles VA Clinics 1/29/14 Vitter's Food Stamp Amendment to Farm Bill Passes House 1/15/14 Vitter Introduced Bill to Require Photo ID for Food Stamp Purchases 12/13/13 Letter to General Wesley Clark - Explain Free Cell Phones Program 12/10/13 Letter to General Wesley Clark - Agree to Free Cell Phone Debate, Disclose Campaign's Financial Supporters 11/04/13 Letter to Buddy Caldwell, Louisiana Office of the Attorney General, and Suzy Sonnier, Office of Secretary Department of Children and Family Services - EBT Card Fraud 10/30/13 Letter to Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and Secretary of Children and Family Services Suzy Sonnier - EBT Card Fraud 8/01/13 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation 7/24/13 Hatch, Johnson, Vitter Introduce No Bailout Amendment 5/23/13 Vitter Outraged by Government Cell Phone Text Messages 5/21/13 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued 3/22/13 Johnson Offers Amendments to Protect Taxpayers 1/14/13 Vitter Reiterates Need for Spending Cuts, Calls for Full Faith and Credit Act 6/28/12 Schedule 5/30/12 The National Review - End Handouts for Illegals 4/26/12 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Continued 3/28/12 The Times-Picayune - Vitter Touts Landrieu's Continued Support for Obamacare; She Thanks Him for Spreading the Word 3/23/12 Vitter's View: Obamacare: Two Years Too Many 3/23/12 Vitter on Obamacare Anniversary: Two Years Too Many 12/13/11 Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution Relative to Requiring a Balanced Budget 11/16/11 Republicans Announce Welfare Reform Act of 2011 7/14/11 Vitter Questions Bernanke on Market Reaction to Debt Limit Increase 3/23/11 Vitter Statement on Obamacare - One Year Later 2/28/11 Patent Reform Act of 2011 2/08/11 Vitter Works to Protect Social Security During Debt Limit Debate 7/07/10 Vitter Comments on Obama's Recess Appointment of Berwick 3/23/10 Vitter Offers "Repeal It" Amendment to Reconciliation Bill 3/22/10 Tax on Bonuses Received from Certain TARP Recipients 3/03/10 Vitter Responds to President's Endorsement of Reconciliation Strategy 12/24/09 Shreveport Times - Louisiana Purchase? More like Louisiana Sell-Out. 4/02/09 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2010--Continued 7/28/08 Vitter Introduces Social Security Protection Bill