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David Vitter's Public Statements

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
July 31, 2009 Vitter's View: Government Health Care is Not the Answer
July 30, 2009 Highway Trust Fund Extension--Continued
July 30, 2009 Highway Trust Fund Restoration
July 29, 2009 Vitter Announces Senate Banking Committee Hearing on Stanford to be Held in Baton Rouge
July 29, 2009 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
July 28, 2009 Vitter Declares Intention to Vote Against Sotomayor Nomination
July 24, 2009 Vitter Urges Reid to Consider Alternate Approaches to Fund Highway Trust Fund
July 24, 2009 Vitter's View: Pushing Back Against Amnesty
July 23, 2009 Vitter Lead Senate Co-Author of Legislation to Secure America's Borders SAVE Act Increases Border Patrol Agents, Expands E-Verify Program
July 22, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 20, 2009 Vitter Introduces Bill Directing Corps on New Orleans Flood Control System
July 16, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
July 16, 2009 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate
July 16, 2009 Vitter Calls for Senate Banking Hearing on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
July 14, 2009 Vitter Issues Statement on Groves Confirmation Vote
July 13, 2009 Executive Session
July 10, 2009 Vitter Applauds Senate Approval of His Provision to Allow Americans to Import Lower-Cost Prescription Drugs
July 10, 2009 Vitter's View: Highway Trust Fund Needs Immediate Action
July 10, 2009 Wall Street Journal - Vitter Prevails in Prescription-Drug Debate
July 9, 2009 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
July 9, 2009 Vitter Applauds Senate Passage of His Amendment to Protect "No Match" Notices Program
July 9, 2009 Vitter Issues Statement on Planned MoveOn.Org Protest at His Metairie Office
July 8, 2009 Vitter Offers Amendment to Protect Program that Fights Illegal Immigration
July 8, 2009 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
July 6, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 1, 2009 Vitter Issues Statement on Approval of Permanent Pump Stations
June 30, 2009 Vitter Requests Senate Banking Hearing on Stanford Case
June 29, 2009 Vitter Issues Statement on Supreme Court Discrimination Case
June 25, 2009 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010
June 25, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Environment And Public Works Committee - Impacts Of Expected Highway Trust Fund Insolvency
June 25, 2009 Vitter Introduces Legislation to Keep Highway Projects Going
June 24, 2009 Vitter Comments on GM's Shreveport Plant Announcement
June 23, 2009 Vitter Introduces Legislation to Use Rejected Stimulus Money to Pay Down National Debt
June 18, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Intellectual Property Rights
June 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee - Improving The Financial Regulatory System
June 18, 2009 Vitter Applauds Final Selection of Barksdale as Home of Global Strike Command
June 17, 2009 Vitter Raises Concerns over Length of Chinese Drywall Study
June 17, 2009 Vitter Comments on Obama's New Proposed Financial Rules
June 16, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - To Consider the Nomination of Inez Tenenbaum to be Chairman and Commissioner for the Consumer Product Safety Commission
June 15, 2009 Washington Times - "Gauging Sotomayor's Philosophy"
June 12, 2009 Vitter's View: Rewarding Employees Who Go the Extra Mile
June 10, 2009 Vitter Urges Further Action on TARP Repayments
June 10, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
June 8, 2009 Washington Times - "Capping Pay, Sapping Incentives"
June 8, 2009 Vitter Statement on Sotomayor Meeting
June 5, 2009 Preparing for Hurricane Season
June 5, 2009 Vitter Applauds FEMA Decision to Move Ahead with Grand Isle and Cameron Parish Projects
June 4, 2009 Energy
June 3, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury and The Honorable Ben Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Strategic Forces Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - Strategic Forces Programs In Review Of The Defense Authorization Request For FY 2010 And The Future Years Defense Program
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