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Richard Shelby's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Richard C. Shelby
Office: U.S. Senate (AL) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annette; 2 Children: Richard Jr., Claude Nevin
Birth Date: 05/06/1934
Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: War on Terror - Afghanistan
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: War on Terror
Issue Position: War on Terror - Terrorism Finance
Issue Position: Hurricane Preparedness
Issue Position: War on Terrorism
June 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Markup of the FY15 Homeland Security Appropriations Act and Status of Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act
June 13, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Taliban Negotiations Concerns
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Disaster Assistance
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Governor of Alabama's Request for an Emergency Declaration
March 27, 2014 FBI Director Has High Praise for Redstone
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
July 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Markup of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies and the Department of Homeland Security Bill
March 12, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Feb. 21, 2013 GOP Senator's Backing Gives Hagel Enough Support to be Pentagon chief
Feb. 20, 2013 Sen. Shelby: Budget Cuts "Draconian'
Feb. 14, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Shelby: Sequestration is No Solution to Our Spending Problem
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary, Department of the Treasury
June 26, 2012 The Huntsville Times - FBI Director Mueller, Sen. Shelby Break Ground for Anti-Terrorist Explosives Center on Redstone Arsenal
Sept. 8, 2011 Agreement Reached to Include Wicker Flood Insurance Provisions for Floor Action
June 23, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program
June 15, 2011 Inhofe: Measure Would Help Recovering Communities
June 15, 2011 Shelby Introduces Tornado Tax Relief Bill
June 9, 2011 Shelby Calls for Program Revision to Reduce Flood Costs
June 9, 2011 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - National Flood Insurance Program
May 16, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Suspension of the Davis-Bacon Act
May 3, 2011 Tornado System Disaster in Alabama
May 2, 2011 Cullman Times - Shelby: 'This is Hell'
April 29, 2011 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
April 28, 2011 FEMA Administrator Joins Shelby in AL
April 28, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
Nov. 3, 2010 Shelby Comments on Navy LCS Decision
June 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Gary Locke Secretary US Department of Commerce
May 24, 2010 Shelby Welcomes Fisheries Disaster Declaration
April 28, 2010 Letter to Admiral Thad W. Allen Commandant United States Coast Guard
April 15, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee: 2011 Budget for the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Dec. 3, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Ray Mabus Secretary of the Navy
Dec. 1, 2009 Shelby Comments on Obama's Troop Announcement
Oct. 20, 2009 Shelby Restores CDP Funding
July 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs: Minimizing Potential Threats From Iran: Assessing Economic Sanctions And Other US Policy Options
June 26, 2009 Shelby Announces $12 Million for Missile and Space Intelligence Center
June 23, 2009 Shelby Co-Sponsors Disaster State Housing Recover Act
June 11, 2009 Shelby: Release of These Photographs Would Endanger Our Troops and Our Nation's Security
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, Senate Appropriations Committee - FBI Appropriations for FY 2010
May 20, 2009 Shelby Expresses Grave Concern with Possibility of Releasing Guantanamo Terrorists into the U.S.
May 20, 2009 MSNBC "Morning Joe" - Transcript
May 14, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Markup of the Fiscal Year 2009 Supplemental for Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Pandemic Flu
May 7, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations - The Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Request
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Appropriations Committee - The President's FY 2009 War Supplemental Request
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